Plant & Animal Ecology Products

  • Climate Change and Crop Production

    Foundations for Agroecosystem Resilience, 1st Edition

    Edited by Noureddine Benkeblia

    Presenting an overview of agroecology within the framework of climate change, this book looks at the impact of our changing climate on crop production and agroecosystems, reporting on how plants will cope with these changes, and how we can mitigate these negative impacts to ensure…

    Paperback – 2019-11-27
    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…

    Paperback – 2019-11-15
    CRC Press

  • Indian Insects

    Diversity and Science, 1st Edition

    Edited by S Ramani, Prashanth Mohanraj, Yeshwanth HM

    Insects are the most interesting and diverse group of organisms on earth, many of which are useful as pollinators of crops and wild plants while others are useful as natural enemies keeping pestiferous insects in check. It is important to conserve these insects for our survival and for this the…

    Hardback – 2019-11-07
    CRC Press

  • Climate Resilient Animal Agriculture

    1st Edition

    Edited by G.S.L.H.V. Prasada Rao, G. Girish Varma, V. Beena

    This publication is a multi-authored attempt to present the scientific fraternity high quality resource material in the field of climate change and livestock production. Attempts were made to discuss the adaptive mechanism that the animal exhibits to counteract the adverse effects of heat stress.…

    Hardback – 2019-10-29
    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 – 2019-10-24
    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 – 2019-10-23
    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 – 2019-10-23
    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 – 2019-10-18
    CRC Press
    Advances in Agroecology

  • Sharks in the Arts

    From Feared to Revered, 1st Edition

    By Vivienne Westbrook, Shaun Collin, Dean Crawford, Mark Nicholls

    This book is the most thorough exploration to date of the many ways in which a wild creature has been absorbed, reimagined and represented across the ages in all of the major art forms. The authors consider not only how the identity of sharks in the natural environment became incorporated into a…

    Paperback – 2019-10-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

  • Plant Ethics

    Concepts and Applications, 1st Edition

    Edited by Angela Kallhoff, Marcello Di Paola, Maria Schörgenhumer

    Large parts of our world are filled with plants, and human life depends on, interacts with, affects and is affected by plant life in various ways. Yet plants have not received nearly as much attention from philosophers and ethicists as they deserve. In environmental philosophy, plants are often…

    Paperback – 2019-10-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Environmental Humanities

  • 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 – 2019-10-10
    CRC Press

  • Southern Forested Wetlands

    Ecology and Management, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michael G. Messina, William H. Conner

    Originally published in 1998, Southern Forested Wetlands is an up to date, one source compendium of current knowledge on the wetland ecology of America’s southern forests. This book presents both the ecological and management aspects of these important ecosystems. The book was compiled by members…

    Hardback – 2019-10-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Ecology

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