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  • The Laboratory Bird

    By Douglas K Taylor, Vanessa K Lee, Karen R Strait

    The Laboratory Bird is a new addition to the successful Laboratory Animal Pocket Reference Series. Laboratory animals, including birds, play an important role in biomedical research. The humane care and management of these animals is an ongoing concern. This guide details basic information and…

    Paperback – 2015-12-14 
    CRC Press
    Laboratory Animal Pocket Reference

  • Routledge Handbook of Ecosystem Services

    Edited by Marion Potschin, Roy Haines-Young, Robert Fish, R. Kerry Turner

    Ecosystem services is one of the most powerful concepts to have emerged and developed over the last two decades to drive our understanding of the role that biodiverse ecosystems play in the environment and their benefits for humankind. As a result, there is a growing interest in operational and…

    Hardback – 2015-12-14 
    Routledge

  • Safety Concerns for Herbal Drugs

    By Divya Vohora, S. B. Vohora

    It is widely believed and repeatedly stated that herbal drugs, being natural, are devoid of all toxic or adverse effects. This misconception often leads to the misuse of herbal drugs either independently or in combination with other drugs. This book embodies a survey of about 1500 medicinal plants…

    Hardback – 2015-12-14 
    CRC Press

  • Joseph Conrad and the Ethics of Darwinism (Routledge Revivals)

    The Challenges of Science

    By Allan Hunter

    First published in 1983, this book explores a number of avenues of critical thinking about Joseph Conrad, showing him as an author deeply concerned with humankind’s ethical motivation and its relationship with the ideas of evolution current in his day. Allan Hunter establishes Conrad’s detailed…

    Paperback – 2015-12-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Forests, Business and Sustainability

    Edited by Rajat Panwar, Robert Kozak, Eric Hansen

    Forests are under tremendous pressure from human use of all kinds, but a significant threat to their sustainability comes from commercial interests. This book presents a comprehensive examination of the interaction between commercial interests and sustainability within the forestry domain. It…

    Hardback – 2015-12-10 
    Routledge
    The Earthscan Forest Library

  • Introductory Fisheries Analyses with R

    By Derek H. Ogle

    This book provides detailed instructions on how to perform basic fisheries stock assessment analyses in the R environment. The analyses covered are typical analyses for many working fisheries scientists and, thus, also occur in most upper-level undergraduate and graduate level fisheries science,…

    Hardback – 2015-12-09 
    Chapman and Hall/CRC
    Chapman & Hall/CRC The R Series

  • Evolution by Natural Selection

    Confidence, Evidence and the Gap

    By Michaelis Michael

    Is the theory of evolution by means of natural selection a tautology? This book explores the explanatory structure of Darwin’s theory at a time when selectionist explanations are being brought forward to explain a wider and wider range of phenomena.…

    Hardback – 2015-12-09 
    CRC Press
    Species and Systematics

  • Biofuels, Food Security and Developing Economies

    By Nazia Mintz-Habib

    The last decade has witnessed major crises in both food and energy security across the world. One response to the challenges of climate change and energy supply has been the development of crops to be used for biofuels. But as this book shows, this can divert agricultural land from food production…

    Hardback – 2015-12-08 
    Routledge

  • Marine Mammal Physiology

    Requisites for Ocean Living

    Edited by Michael A. Castellini, Jo-Ann Mellish

    This book explores the essential aspects of what makes marine mammals physiologically "different" from terrestrial mammals in regard to life in the sea. Neither a collection of scientific publications nor a reference encyclopedia, it focuses on exploring a consistent approach to questions about…

    Hardback – 2015-12-07 
    CRC Press
    CRC Marine Biology Series

  • A Philosopher with Nature

    By Benjamin Kidd

    Benjamin Kidd (1858-1916), well-known for his ground-breaking application of social Darwinism in his premier work Social Evolution (1894), was a sociologist and a keen observer of nature. First published posthumously in 1921, A Philosopher with Nature is a collection of Kidd’s most profound…

    Hardback – 2015-12-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Polyamines in Fungi

    Their Distribution, Metabolism, and Role in Cell Differentiation and Morphogenesis

    By Laura Valdés-Santiago, José Ruiz-Herrera

    This book provides the first comprehensive account of the various aspects of polyamines in fungi as compared to other organisms. It covers all aspects of polyamine metabolism and the biological function of polyamines in stress and cell integrity.…

    Hardback – 2015-12-03 
    CRC Press
    Mycology

  • Agroecology

    A Transdisciplinary, Participatory and Action-oriented Approach

    Edited by V. Ernesto Méndez, Christopher M. Bacon, Roseann Cohen, Stephen R. Gliessman

    Examining recent trends in agroecology that view the field as a transdisciplinary and participatory process, this edited volume actively addresses actors and social processes at different geo-political scales to transform the global agrifood system. It highlights transdisciplinary research to…

    Hardback – 2015-12-02 
    CRC Press
    Advances in Agroecology

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