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  • Disturbance Ecology and Biological Diversity

    Context, Nature, and Scale, 1st Edition

    Edited by Erik A. Beever, Inger Suzanne Prange, Dominick A. DellaSala

    This book presents cascading effects of ecological disturbances on a multitude of ecosystem components. It includes agricultural development, large infrequent disturbances, forest harvesting, non-native grazing in deserts, ground transportation, powerline corridors, fires, urban ecology,…

    Hardback – 2019-06-01 
    CRC Press

  • The Analysis of Ecological Data Using R

    1st Edition

    By Thomas C. Edwards

    With an emphasis on experimental design and sampling, The Analysis of Ecological Data Using R presents all of the necessary statistical methods along with the ecological background for each problem. Establishing common themes, the text describes a statistical basis for each test with a discussion…

    Hardback – 2019-05-15 
    Chapman and Hall/CRC
    Chapman & Hall/CRC Applied Environmental Statistics

  • Deer Management for Forest Landowners and Managers

    1st Edition

    Edited by David S. DeCalesta, Michael C. Eckley

    This book is designed to help landowners and forestry professionals develop, implement, and monitor programs to manage both deer and forests with emphasis on resolving deer impact issues. Chapters cover management strategies through identifying and setting goals; managing deer populations and deer…

    Paperback – 2019-05-15 
    CRC Press

  • Ecology and Management of Wild Pigs in North America

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kurt VerCauteren, James Beasley, John J. Mayer, Bronson K. Strickland, Gary J. Roloff, Stephen S. Ditchkoff

    Wild pigs are an emerging issue as populations in North America and across the globe have grown very quickly in recent decades. Along with wild pigs come a multitude of costs that outweigh benefits. Feral swine cause significant damage to agriculture, livestock, natural resources, human safety, and…

    Hardback – 2019-05-15 
    CRC Press

  • Biology and Ecology of Groupers

    1st Edition

    Edited by Fabiana Cezar Felix Hackradt, Carlos Werner Hackradt, Jose Antonio Garcia Charton

    The three sections of this book provide an up-to-date review of the most important studies regarding groupers throughout the world. Section I, Biology, includes classification and phylogenic relationships, geographical distribution and life history. Section II, Ecology, describes how life history…

    Hardback – 2019-04-15 
    CRC Press

  • Asymmetry in Plants

    Biology of Handedness, 1st Edition

    Edited by Bir Bahadur, K. V. Krishnamurthy, Manoranjan Ghose, S. John Adams

    Plants exhibit forms of asymmetry analogous to "handedness" in bilaterally symmetrical animals. This book explores the evolutionary significance and development of asymmetry. Examples of genetic control include the direction of tendril or stem coiling of many climbing plants; the so-called spiral…

    Hardback – 2019-04-08 
    CRC Press

  • Beneficial Insects

    1st Edition

    By David V. Alford

    Biological control is a key process in sustainable agriculture, pesticide reduction, and in transformation of agriculture. To design agroecosystems that support natural enemies of pests, comprehensive information about their biology, including information on what kinds of plant-based food resources…

    Hardback – 2019-04-03 
    CRC Press

  • The Biology of Sole

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jose A. Munoz-Cueto, Evaristo L. Mananos Sanchez, F. Javier Sanchez Vazquez

    This book reviews up-to-date knowledge on the biology of sole (Solea solea and S. senegalensis). These flatfish species are increasingly important in Europe both from the ecological and production point of view. This book is divided into two sections: 1. basic scientific information; 2. direct…

    Hardback – 2019-03-31 
    CRC Press

  • Marine Eutrophication:

    A Global Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Michael Karydis, Dimitra Kitsiou

    Marine eutrophication has become a critical issue in marine environmental protection and management. Eutrophication impacts are not limited only to marine ecosystems, but also affect human activities in the marine environment, such as recreation and aquaculture. The book will cover many aspects of…

    Hardback – 2019-03-15 
    CRC Press

  • The Population Ecology and Conservation of Charadrius Plovers

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mark A. Colwell, Susan M. Haig

    More than 30 species of plover (genus Charadrius) have provided key insights shaping theory across a wide range of ecological sub-discipline. Many of these species are also threatened because they live where human population is greatest. The editors propose to organize a group of international…

    Hardback – 2019-03-11 
    CRC Press
    Studies in Avian Biology

  • The Ecology of Hedgerows and Field Margins

    1st Edition

    Edited by John W. Dover

    Hedges and field margins are important wildlife habitats and deliver a range of ecosystem services, and their value is increasingly recognized by ecologists. This book reviews and assesses the current state of research on hedgerows and associated field margins. With the intensification of…

    Paperback – 2019-02-19 
    Routledge

  • Agricultural Landscapes

    Seeing Rural Through Design, 1st Edition

    By Dewey Thorbeck

    Agricultural Landscapes: Seeing Rural through Design follows on from the author’s previous books, Rural Design and Architecture and Agriculture, to encourage using design thinking to provide greater meaning and understanding of places where humans live and work with the rural landscape. Rural areas…

    Paperback – 2019-02-12 
    Routledge

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