Plant & Animal Ecology Products

  • Tropical Ecosystems in Australia

    Responses to a Changing World, 1st Edition

    By Dilwyn Griffiths

    Over the last century, the world has lived through changes more rapid than those experienced at any other time in human history, leading to pressing environmental problems and demands on the world’s finite resources. Nowhere is this more evident than across the world’s warm belt; a region likely to…

    Paperback – 2019-10-21 
    CRC Press

  • Disturbance Ecology and Biological Diversity

    Scale, Context, and Nature, 1st Edition

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

    In contexts outside of ecology, the term "disturbance" carries a variety of negative connotations. Within ecology, however, disturbances are neither inherently negative nor positive for ecological systems; instead, their effects depend on the context, scale, and species involved. As ecologists…

    Hardback – 2019-10-14 
    CRC Press

  • Energy in Agroecosystems

    A Tool for Assessing Sustainability, 1st Edition

    Edited by Gloria I. Guzman Casado, Manuel Gonzalez de Molina

    Energy in Agroecosystems: A Tool for Assessing Sustainability is the first book on energy analysis that is up-to-date and specifically dedicated to agriculture. It is written from an agroecological perspective and goes beyond the conventional analysis of the efficient use of energy. The book…

    Paperback – 2019-10-02 
    CRC Press
    Advances in Agroecology

  • Agroecology

    A Transdisciplinary, Participatory and Action-oriented Approach, 1st Edition

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

    Agroecology: A Transdisciplinary, Participatory and Action-oriented Approach is the first book to focus on agroecology as a transdisciplinary, participatory, and action-oriented process. Using a combined theoretical and practical approach, this collection of work from pioneers in the subject along…

    Paperback – 2019-10-02 
    CRC Press

  • Wildlife Science

    Connecting Research with Management, 1st Edition

    Edited by Joseph P. Sands, Stephen J. DeMaso, Matthew J. Schnupp, Leonard A. Brennan

    Despite the potential synergy that can result from basing management applications on results from research, there is a polarization of cultures between wildlife managers and wildlife researchers. Wildlife Science: Connecting Research with Management provides strategies for bridging cultural and…

    Paperback – 2019-09-27 
    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 – 2019-09-27 
    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 – 2019-09-27 
    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 – 2019-09-27 
    CRC Press

  • Cumulative Effects in Wildlife Management

    Impact Mitigation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Paul R Krausman, Lisa K. Harris

    As humans continue to encroach on wildlands, quality and quantity of wildlife habitat decreases before our eyes. A housing development here, a shopping mall there, a few more trees cut here, another road put in there, each of these diminishes available habitat. Unless the cumulative effects of…

    Paperback – 2019-09-27 
    CRC Press

  • Soil Organic Matter in Sustainable Agriculture

    1st Edition

    Edited by Fred Magdoff, Ray R. Weil

    Recognition of the importance of soil organic matter (SOM) in soil health and quality is a major part of fostering a holistic, preventive approach to agricultural management. Students in agronomy, horticulture, and soil science need a textbook that emphasizes strategies for using SOM management  in…

    Paperback – 2019-09-27 
    CRC Press

  • Wildlife Science

    Linking Ecological Theory and Management Applications, 1st Edition

    Edited by Timothy E. Fulbright, David G. Hewitt

    Consciously or not, wildlife managers generally act from a theoretical basis, although they may not be fully versed in the details or ramifications of that theory. In practice, the predictions of the practitioners sometimes prove more accurate than those of the theoreticians. Practitioners and…

    Paperback – 2019-09-27 
    CRC Press

  • Predator-Prey Dynamics

    The Role of Olfaction, 1st Edition

    By Michael R. Conover

    Humans, being visually oriented, are well versed in camouflage and how animals hide from predators that use vision to locate prey. However, many predators do not hunt by sight; they hunt by scent. This raises the question: do survival mechanisms and behaviors exist which allow animals to hide from…

    Paperback – 2019-09-27 
    CRC Press

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