Biodiversity Products

  • Biology and Ecology of Herring

    1st Edition

    Edited by Douglas E. Hay, Robert L. Stephenson

    Herring, part of the family Clupeidae, are an abundant and commercially important fish, found mainly in the shallow, temperate waters of the North Pacific and North Atlantic oceans as well as off the west coast of South America. Atlantic herring are the most abundant, providing over half of all…

    Hardback – 2020-03-30 
    CRC Press

  • The Great Eagles

    Evolution, Ecology and Conservation, 1st Edition

    By Michael O'Neal Campbell

    This book presents an integrated perspective (paleontological, historical, physiological, ecological, conservationist and human cultural) of eagles, including fish eagles, harpy eagles, snake eagles and booted eagles. Topics examined include 21st century issues in relation to older published themes…

    Hardback – 2020-03-15 
    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 – 2020-02-15 
    CRC Press

  • Impact of Global Changes on Mountains

    Responses and Adaptation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Velma I. Grover, Axel Borsdorf, Jürgen Breuste, Prakash Chandra Tiwari, Flavia Witkowski Frangetto

    Mountain regions encompass nearly 24 percent of the total land surface of the earth and are home to approximately 12 percent of the world’s population. Their ecosystems play a critical role in sustaining human life both in the highlands and the lowlands. During recent years, resource use in high…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    CRC Press

  • A Centennial History of the Ecological Society of America

    1st Edition

    By Frank N. Egerton

    Celebrating its 100th anniversary in 2015, the Ecological Society of America (ESA) is the largest professional society devoted to the science of ecology. A Centennial History of the Ecological Society of America tells the story of ESA’s humble beginnings, growing from approximately 100 founding…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    CRC Press

  • Pedodiversity

    1st Edition

    Edited by Juan José Ibáñez, James G. Bockheim

    Soil diversity (pedodiversity) is part of our natural and cultural heritage. The preservation of the pedosphere is essential for the protection of the biosphere and the Earth’s systems, the regulation of climate, and for world food security. In this book, reputed international experts discuss the…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    CRC Press

  • Liberty and the Ecological Crisis

    Freedom on a Finite Planet, 1st Edition

    Edited by Christopher J. Orr, Kaitlin Kish, Bruce Jennings

    This book examines the concept of liberty in relation to civilization’s ability to live within ecological limits. Freedom, in all its renditions – choice, thought, action – has become inextricably linked to our understanding of what it means to be modern citizens. And yet, it is…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Explorations in Environmental Studies

  • Invasive Wild Pigs in North America

    Ecology, Impacts, and Management, 1st Edition

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

    Throughout North America, non-native wild pigs have become an ecologically and economically destructive invasive species. Though they are regarded as a popular game species by some, provide economic benefits to others, and are even engrained into societal heritage in some areas; wild pigs are…

    Paperback – 2019-12-18 
    CRC Press

  • Routledge Library Editions: Conservation

    1st Edition

    By Various

    This exciting and diverse collection on conservation originally published between 1974 and 2002, draws together research by leading academics in the area of conservation and provides a focused and interdisciplinary approach to the subject area. Comprised of 8 volumes, the collection offers a…

    Hardback – 2019-12-17 
    Routledge

  • The Conservation of Ecosystems and Species

    1st Edition

    By Gareth E. Jones

    Originally published in 1987, Conservation of Ecosystems and Species examines conservation as a major world issue for governments, industrialists and the general public. The need for conservation has become more urgent as human activity continues to encroach upon the remaining natural ecosystems of…

    Hardback – 2019-12-17 
    Routledge

  • Beneficial Microbes for Sustainable Agriculture and Environmental Management

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jeyabalan Sangeetha, Devarajan Thangadurai, Saher Islam

    This new volume, Beneficial Microbes for Sustainable Agriculture and Environmental Management, reviews the multifaceted interactions among microbes, ecosystems, and their pivotal role in maintaining a more balanced environment, in order to help facilitate living organisms coexisting with the…

    Hardback – 2019-12-15 
    Apple Academic Press

  • Pythium

    Diagnosis, Diseases and Management, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mahendra Rai, Kamel Ahmed Abd-Elsalam, Avinash P. Ingle

    Pythium is one of the most important phytopathogens causing significant damage to agriculture, forest, and nurseries, etc. It is an unseen enemy of the root zone of various plants and hence considered as "hidden terror" for a number of plants. An accurate diagnosis and identification of Pythium…

    Hardback – 2019-12-15 
    CRC Press

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