Recommended CHOICE Titles from Routledge and CRC Press 2012 - 2019

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  • South Asian Mammals

    An updated Checklist and Their Scientific Names, 1st Edition

    By Chelmala Srinivasulu

    This book is an up-to-date comprehensive resource on the names (scientific, English and vernacular) of the mammals of South Asia. This work is first of its kind that deals with explanation of names of mammals at the species and subspecies level.…

    Hardback – 2018-09-08
    CRC Press

  • Cells in Evolutionary Biology

    Translating Genotypes into Phenotypes - Past, Present, Future, 1st Edition

    Edited by Brian K. Hall, Sally A. Moody

    Chapter 7 of this book is freely available as a downloadable Open Access PDF under a Creative Commons Attribution-Non Commercial-No Derivatives 3.0 license. https://s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/tandfbis/rt-files/docs/Open+Access+Chapters/9781315155968_oachapter7.pdf This book is the first in a…

    Hardback – 2018-06-12
    CRC Press
    Evolutionary Cell Biology

  • History of Plant Breeding

    1st Edition

    By Rolf H. J. Schlegel

    While there has been great progress in the development of plant breeding over the last decade, the selection of suitable plants for human consumption began over 13,000 years ago. Since the Neolithic era, the cultivation of plants has progressed in Asia Minor, Asia, Europe, and ancient America, each…

    Hardback – 2018-01-26
    CRC Press

  • Food Toxicology

    Current Advances and Future Challenges, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ashish Sachan, Suzanne Hendrich

    This volume covers a selection of important research in the multifaceted field of food toxicology. With more than seven billion people in the world today and counting, advances in food toxicology have a direct bearing on food safety issues that are of concern to all humanity for the foreseeable…

    Hardback – 2017-12-13
    Apple Academic Press

  • Reproduction and Development in Mollusca

    1st Edition

    By T. J. Pandian

    This book is perhaps the first attempt to comprehensively project the uniqueness of molluscs, covering almost all aspects of reproduction and development from aplacophorans to vampyromorphic cephalopods. Molluscs are unique for the presence of protective external shell, defensive inking, geographic…

    Hardback – 2017-08-04
    CRC Press
    Reproduction and Development in Aquatic Invertebrates

  • Ecology and Management of Blackbirds (Icteridae) in North America

    1st Edition

    Edited by George M. Linz, Michael L. Avery, Richard A. Dolbeer

    Shortlisted for the 2018 TWS Wildlife Publication Awards in the edited book category The various species of new world blackbirds, often intermingled in large foraging flocks and nighttime roosts, collectively number in the hundreds of millions and are a dominant component of the natural and…

    Hardback – 2017-06-12
    CRC Press

  • Skills for a Scientific Life

    1st Edition

    By John R. Helliwell

    Being, or wanting to become, a scientist requires academic training in the science subjects. To succeed as a research scientist and educator requires specific as well as general skills. Skills for a Scientific Life provides insight into how to be successful. This career book is intended for…

    Hardback – 2016-12-06
    CRC Press

  • Cannabis

    A Complete Guide, 1st Edition

    By Ernest Small

    Cannabis sativa is best known as the source of marijuana, the world’s most widely consumed illicit recreational drug. However, the plant is also extremely useful as a source of stem fiber, edible seed oil, and medicinal compounds, all of which are undergoing extremely promising research,…

    Hardback – 2016-11-17
    CRC Press

  • Golden-winged Warbler Ecology, Conservation, and Habitat Management

    1st Edition

    Edited by Henry M. Streby, David E. Andersen, David Buehler

    Golden-winged Warblers (Vermivora chrysoptera) are migratory songbirds that breed in temperate North America, primarily in the Great Lakes region with remnant populations throughout the Appalachian Mountains, and winter in Central and northern South America. Their breeding range has contracted…

    Hardback – 2016-10-21
    CRC Press
    Studies in Avian Biology

  • Marine Macrophytes as Foundation Species

    1st Edition

    Edited by Emil Olafsson

    Marine macrophytes (macroalgae, seagrasses, and mangroves) comprise thousands of species distributed in shallow water areas along the world’s coastlines. They play a key role in marine ecosystems regarding biodiversity and energy flow. A large proportion of macrophyte species can be characterised…

    Hardback – 2016-09-07
    CRC Press

  • Computational Biology and Bioinformatics

    Gene Regulation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ka-Chun Wong

    The advances in biotechnology such as the next generation sequencing technologies are occurring at breathtaking speed. Advances and breakthroughs give competitive advantages to those who are prepared. However, the driving force behind the positive competition is not only limited to the…

    Hardback – 2016-05-09
    CRC Press

  • Biology and Ecology of Crayfish

    1st Edition

    Edited by Matt Longshaw, Paul Stebbing

    Written by world experts in astacology, this book covers a range of aspects of the biology and ecology of freshwater crayfish. With a strong focus on wild crayfish, the book studies the taxonomy and genetics of this interesting group of animals. Under examination also are crayfish growth and…

    Hardback – 2016-05-09
    CRC Press

  • Biology and Ecology of Aphids

    1st Edition

    Edited by Andreas Vilcinskas

    Most people know of aphids as garden pests, infesting the soft green tissues of plants in vast numbers and killing them by sucking out the sap. Indeed, among the 4000 or so known species of aphids about 250 are pests, and in temperate regions several are economically important agricultural pests…

    Hardback – 2016-02-17
    CRC Press

  • Ecology and Conservation of Lesser Prairie-Chickens

    1st Edition

    Edited by David A. Haukos, Clint Boal

    Shortlisted for the 2018 TWS Wildlife Publication Awards in the edited book category Lesser Prairie-Chickens have experienced substantial declines in terms of population and the extent of area that they occupy. While they are an elusive species, making it difficult at times to monitor them, current…

    Hardback – 2016-02-17
    CRC Press
    Studies in Avian Biology

  • Botanical Miracles

    Chemistry of Plants That Changed the World, 1st Edition

    By Raymond Cooper, Jeffrey John Deakin

    As the shortcomings of purely synthetic approaches to biochemical discovery and development are becoming more apparent, a renaissance of interest in the chemistry of natural products as sources for new compounds is occurring. A unique approach to natural products chemistry, Botanical Miracles:…

    Hardback – 2016-02-17
    CRC Press

  • Urban Horticulture

    1st Edition

    By Tina Marie Waliczek, Jayne M. Zajicek

    In the wake of urbanization and technological advances, public green spaces within cities are disappearing and people are spending more time with electronic devices than with nature. Urban Horticulture explores the importance of horticulture to the lives, health, and well-being of urban populations…

    Hardback – 2016-01-15
    CRC Press

  • Phenological Synchrony and Bird Migration

    Changing Climate and Seasonal Resources in North America, 1st Edition

    Edited by Eric M. Wood, Jherime L. Kellermann

    Bird migration is a well-researched phenological event. However, few studies in North America have investigated the effects of climate change and extreme weather on the relationships of migratory avian species and their seasonal resources. This is a critical gap in knowledge that limits our ability…

    Hardback – 2015-01-15
    CRC Press
    Studies in Avian Biology