Plant & Animal Ecology Products

  • Nature's Matrix

    Linking Agriculture, Biodiversity Conservation and Food Sovereignty, 2nd Edition

    By Ivette Perfecto, John Vandermeer, Angus Wright

    When first published in 2009, Nature’s Matrix set out a radical new approach to the conservation of biodiversity. This new edition pushes the frontier of the biodiversity/agriculture debate further, making an even stronger case for the need to transform agriculture and support small- and…

    Paperback – 2019-06-24
    Routledge

  • Homo Sapiens

    From Man to Demigod, 1st Edition

    By Bernhard Rensch

    Originally published in 1972, Homo Sapiens examines how humans emerged from among the millions of other species and achieved our unique position within the animal kingdom. The book examines what direction future evolution will take and what may be regarded as the ‘meaning’ of human existence. It…

    Hardback – 2019-06-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Evolution

  • Routledge Library Editions: Evolution

    1st Edition

    By Various

    The volumes in this set, originally published between 1913 and 1997, draw together research by leading academics in the area of evolution and provide a rigorous examination of related key issues. The collection examines evolution from a broad range of disciplines, from the anthropological…

    Hardback – 2019-06-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Evolution

  • Bringing Bayesian Models to Life

    1st Edition

    By Mevin B. Hooten, Trevor J. Hefley

    Bringing Bayesian Models to Life empowers the reader to extend, enhance, and implement statistical models for ecological and environmental data analysis. We open the black box and show the reader how to connect modern statistical models to computer algorithms. These algorithms allow the user to fit…

    Hardback – 2019-06-11
    CRC Press
    Chapman & Hall/CRC Applied Environmental Statistics

  • Biology and Ecology of Pharmaceutical Marine Life

    Echinoderms, 1st Edition

    By Ramasamy Santhanam, Santhanam Ramesh, Sheba Rani Nakka David

    The first comprehensive book on the biology and ecology of pharmaceutical echinoderms. Contributed by scientists of both marine biology and pharmacy disciplines. All reported echinoderm species producing secondary metabolites are dealt with. Previously known only as nutritional invertebrates,&…

    Hardback – 2019-06-04
    CRC Press
    Biology and Ecology of Marine Life

  • Beneficial Insects

    1st Edition

    By David V. Alford

    Insects are key components of life on our planet, and their presence is essential for maintaining balanced terrestrial ecosystems. Without insects humans would struggle to survive, and on a world scale food production would be severely compromised. Many plants and animals depend directly or…

    Hardback – 2019-05-23
    CRC Press

  • Tapestry Lawns

    Freed from Grass and Full of Flowers, 1st Edition

    By Lionel Smith

    Swathes of the human world are covered in ornamental grass lawns; they are the single most commonly encountered horticultural feature on the planet. Unfortunately, they are now often viewed as resource-draining green deserts due to the lack of plant and animal diversity, the need for frequent…

    Paperback – 2019-05-21
    CRC Press

  • The Biology of Sole

    1st Edition

    Edited by José A. Munoz-Cueto, Evaristo Mañanós-Sánchez, F. Javier Sánchez-Vázquez

    This book reviews up-to-date knowledge on the biology of sole (Solea senegalensis and S. solea). These flatfish species are increasingly important in Europe both from the ecological and production point of view. This book is divided into two sections: A. general fisheries, aquaculture and…

    Hardback – 2019-05-09
    CRC Press

  • Stewarding the Sound

    The Challenge of Managing Sensitive Coastal Ecosystems, 1st Edition

    Edited by Leah Bendell, Patricia Gallaugher, Shelley McKeachie, Laurie Wood

    Stewarding the Sound uses different perspectives to build awareness of the wealth and fragility of this ecosystem by balancing economic and social needs with conservation. This book, the first ever compilation of the ecological importance of the Sound, demonstrates the cumulative stresses that are…

    Hardback – 2019-05-09
    CRC Press

  • The Population Ecology and Conservation of Charadrius Plovers

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mark A. Colwell, Susan M. Haig

    The 40 or so species of beach-loving plovers (genus Charadrius) comprise a diverse group of shorebirds found around the world. Most of these species are challenged by changing climates and other human-related development activities, yet they provide key insights into basic ecological and…

    Hardback – 2019-05-03
    CRC Press
    Studies in Avian Biology

  • 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 – 2019-05-01
    CRC Press

  • Fungi in Polar Regions

    1st Edition

    Edited by Masaharu Tsuji, Tamotsu Hoshino

    Fungi that inhabit polar-region can grow and decompose organic compounds under subzero temperatures play important roles in the nutrient cycle of polar-region ecosystems. Thus, changes in the mycoflora affect the ecological recycling in these regions, and understanding the cold-adaptation…

    Hardback – 2019-04-29
    CRC Press

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