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- Springer 2007; US$ 109.00
Devoted to the chemical ecology of algae, this title covers both marine and freshwater habitats and various types of algae, from seaweeds to phytoplankton. It elucidates the roles of chemical defenses in various regions and habitats, DMSP, oxidative burst responses, and herbivore offense. more...
- Elsevier Science 1989; US$ 72.95
Volume 19 in this prestigious series is the second under the new editorial team and benefits once again from their own special interests. The scope of this volume is wide, spanning aspects of plant/insect interactions and arthropod population dynamics to palaeobotany, the evolution of photosynthesis, and marine community ecology. Of particular topical... more...
- Elsevier Science 1990; US$ 72.95
Volume 20 of this series deals with a variety of plant and animal ecology topics.**Despite much recent work on herbivory, little attention has been given to insect herbivores active below ground. Brown and Gange describe the ecological adaptations of insects to this abundant but poor quality food resource, and the responses of plants to this potentially... more...
- Elsevier Science 1991; US$ 72.95
This volume contains five papers dealing with a wide range of plant, animal, and soil biological topics. Gray and his colleagues describe the origin and spread of the salt marsh grass Spartina anglica. The result of a hybridization at the close of the last century, this genetically uniform species has been extremely successful in its particular niche... more...
- Wiley 2009; US$ 100.00
Begon, Townsend, and Harper's Ecology has long been regarded as the definitive textbook on all aspects of ecology. This new edition provides a comprehensive treatment of the subject, from the first principles of ecology to the current state of the field, and aims to improve students' preparedness to address the environmental problems of the new millennium.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 47.95
The influence of human economies and cultures on ecosystems is particularly striking in the new worlds into which Europeans have expanded over the past five hundred years. Using a comparative and multidisciplinary approach, Beinart and Coates examine this neglected aspect of the history of settler incursion and dominance in two frontier nations, the... more...
- UNP - Nebraska 2014; US$ 26.95
One hundred miles south of Albuquerque, two parallel chains of mountains isolate a 120-mile jumble of black rock, dry lake beds, flesh-colored sand, and desolation. This is the Jornada del Muerto , the Journey of the Dead. So named because of a particular death centuries ago, this desert has witnessed many tales of loss and destruction. Alan Boye... more...
- Springer New York 2007; US$ 119.00
It has been increasingly recognized that trees and vegetation in urban areas provide a number of ecological services beyond beautifying cities. This book takes an international approach to sharing knowledge about the management of urban forests that has been learned through studies in many different regions. This allows the reader to evaluate methods... more...
- Springer New York 2006; US$ 99.00
This comprehensive textbook outlines the central processes that characterize terrestrial ecosystems, tracing the flow of water, carbon, and nutrients from their abiotic origins to their cycles through plants, animals, and decomposer organisms. Featuring review questions at the end of each chapter, suggestions for recommended reading, and a glossary... more...