Plant & Animal Ecology Products

  • Bioenergy Crops for Ecosystem Health and Sustainability

    By Alex Baumber

    The growing of crops for bioenergy has been subject to much recent criticism, as taking away land which could be used for food production or biodiversity conservation. This book challenges some commonly-held ideas about biofuels, bioenergy and energy cropping, particularly that energy crops pose an…

    Hardback – 2016-03-10 

  • Marine Macrophytes as Foundation Species

    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 – 2016-02-28 
    CRC Press

  • Agroecology in China

    Science, Practice, and Sustainable Management

    Edited by Luo Shiming, Stephen R. Gliessman

    This book covers agroecology research on typical agricultural systems in China including intercropping systems, duck-rice, fish-rice, and frog-rice co-culture systems, rainfall harvest systems, and more. It also covers eco-agriculture practice in the major regions of China such as arid and…

    Hardback – 2016-02-22 
    CRC Press
    Advances in Agroecology

  • Ecology and Conservation of Lesser Prairie-Chickens

    Edited by David A. Haukos, Clint Boal

    In Ecology and Conservation of Lesser Prairie-Chickens expert wildlife biologists, conservation biologists, and ornithologists cover the life history, genetics, ecology, and management strategies for lesser prairie-chickens. The volume also provides a detailed analysis of relative risks and…

    Hardback – 2016-02-19 
    CRC Press
    Studies in Avian Biology

  • 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 – 2016-01-29 

  • Comparative Bone Identification

    Human Subadult to Nonhuman on DVD

    By Diane L. France

    Continuing in the format of the successful Human and Nonhuman Bone Identification: A Color Atlas, this DVD version of Comparative Bone Identification presents 3000 all-new images of human bones from many stages of maturation. It focuses on comparative osteology from the fetal stage to adolescence,…

    DVD – 2016-01-15 
    CRC Press

  • Biology, Ecology and Culture of Grey Mullets (Mugilidae)

    Edited by Donatella Crosetti, Stephen J. M. Blaber

    Mullets (grey mullets) are a family (Mugilidae) and order of ray-finned fish found in temperate and tropical waters worldwide. There are approximately 80 species of mullet; these fish have been considered an important food source in Mediterranean Europe since Roman times. This book provides a long…

    Hardback – 2016-01-15 
    CRC Press

  • Biology and Ecology of Anguillid Eels

    Edited by Takaomi Arai

    Anguillid eels have fascinated biologists for centuries due to their spectacular long-distance migrations between freshwater habitats and their spawning areas far out in the ocean. This book provides a long overdue update on the biology and ecology of anguillid eels and features comprehensive…

    Hardback – 2016-01-15 
    CRC Press

  • Managing Oak Forests in the Eastern United States

    Edited by Patrick D. Keyser, Todd Fearer, Craig A. Harper

    If you are responsible for oak management, Managing Oak Forests in the Eastern United States is for you. It is the definitive practical guide for anyone interested in improving stewardship of eastern oak forests. Organized into three sections, the first section, "Background and Biology: Setting…

    Hardback – 2016-01-15 
    CRC Press

  • Agroecology

    The Universal Equations

    By Paul Wojtkowski

    Agroecology theory is not endless. A point is reached where the central elements become visible, equations distill, and a conceptual apex is reached. This is agroecology condensed into core concepts and theorems describing how crops relate to each other, the land, and their surroundings. This book…

    Hardback – 2016-01-15 
    CRC Press

  • Ecological Forest Management Handbook

    Edited by Guy R. Larocque

    Forests are valued not only for their economic potential, but also for the biodiversity they contain, the ecological services they provide, and the recreational, cultural, and spiritual opportunities they provide. The Ecological Forest Management Handbook provides a comprehensive summary of…

    Hardback – 2016-01-08 
    CRC Press
    Applied Ecology and Environmental Management

  • Routledge International Handbook of Social and Environmental Change

    Edited by Stewart Lockie, David A. Sonnenfeld, Dana R. Fisher

    Today, the risks associated with global environmental change and the dangers of extreme climatic and geological events remind us of humanity’s dependence on favourable environmental conditions. Our relationships with the landscapes and ecologies that we are a part of, the plants and animals that we…

    Paperback – 2016-01-02 
    Routledge International Handbooks

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