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Download Actual Size by Steve Jenkins PDF

By Steve Jenkins

How giant is a crocodile? What a few tiger, or the world’s biggest spider? are you able to think a tongue that's toes lengthy or an eye fixed that’s higher than your head?

Sometimes evidence and figures don’t inform the total tale. occasionally you must see issues for yourself—at their genuine dimension.

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Download Spezielle Zoologie. Teil 2: Wirbel- oder Schädeltiere by Wilfried Westheide, Gunde Rieger PDF

By Wilfried Westheide, Gunde Rieger

Der 2. Band der Speziellen Zoologie über die Schädel- oder Wirbeltiere (Craniota) liegt nun in dritter Auflage vor. forty Autoren haben die Kapitel gründlich überarbeitet, aktualisiert und mit einer Reihe neuer oder verbesserter Abbildungen ergänzt. Sie beschreiben die Vielfalt dieser Tiergruppe anhand von Bau, Funktion und Leistung ihrer Organsysteme. Der Aufbau des Buches folgt der phylogenetischen Systematik, die Ergebnisse molekularer Verwandtschaftsanalysen wurden dabei berücksichtigt.

Die bewährte Gliederung in einen relativ kurz gefassten Allgemeinen Teil, der die Grundzüge der enterprise dieser Tiergruppe in moderner Sicht darstellt, und einen umfangreichen Speziellen Teil, der die einzelnen Untergruppen detailliert abhandelt, wurde beibehalten. Für alle Taxa werden einzelne, auch heimische Arten vorgestellt, die phylogenetisch, ökologisch, ethologisch oder wirtschaftlich besonders bedeutend sind.

Dieses anspruchsvolle Lehrbuch ist gleichzeitig ein Nachschlagewerk, das Biologen aus unterschiedlichsten Fachrichtungen einen fundierten Überblick über die Erscheinungsformen der Wirbeltiere gibt. Es vervollständigt das von Wilfried Westheide und Reinhard Rieger herausgegebene große Lehrbuch Spezielle Zoologie, dessen erster Band über Einzeller und Wirbellose Tiere seit 2013 in dritter Auflage vorliegt.

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Download Sociality: The Behaviour of Group-Living Animals by Ashley Ward, Mike Webster PDF

By Ashley Ward, Mike Webster

The final decade has visible a surge of curiosity between biologists in more than a few social animal phenomena, together with collective behaviour and social networks. In ‘Animal Social Behaviour’, authors Ashley Ward and Michael Webster combine the main updated empirical and theoretical examine to supply a brand new synthesis of the sector, that is aimed toward fellow researchers and postgraduate scholars at the subject. ​

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By Edward B. Radcliffe, William D. Hutchison, Rafael E. Cancelado

Built-in Pest administration (IPM) is a good and environmentally delicate method of pest administration. It makes use of typical predators, pest-resistant crops, and different ways to look after a fit atmosphere so as to lessen reliance on damaging insecticides. that includes 40 chapters written by way of top specialists, this textbook covers a large and finished diversity of issues in built-in pest administration, concentrated totally on thought and ideas. it truly is complemented by way of award successful web content, that are usually up to date and emphasize particular IPM strategies, their software, and IPM case reports: Radcliffe's IPM international Textbook - http://ipmworld.umn.edu VegEdge - www.vegedge.umn.edu the 2 items are totally cross-referenced and shape a different and hugely precious source. Written with a global viewers in brain, this article is appropriate for complex undergraduate and graduate classes on built-in Pest administration, Insect or Arthropod Pest administration. it's also a worthy source for researchers, extension experts and IPM practitioners around the world.

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Download Avian Invasions: The Ecology and Evolution of Exotic Birds by Tim M. Blackburn PDF

By Tim M. Blackburn

Organic invaders signify one of many fundamental threats to the upkeep of world biodiversity, human well-being, and the luck of human monetary companies. the continued globalization of our society guarantees that the necessity to comprehend the method of organic invasion will basically elevate sooner or later. there's additionally a starting to be popularity that the examine of organic invaders offers a distinct perception into uncomplicated questions in ecology and evolution.

The research of unique birds has had a very lengthy historical past and has come to symbolize a desirable intersection among the examine of organic invasions, avian conservation biology, and uncomplicated ideas of ecology and evolution. Avian Invasions summarizes and synthesizes this targeted old checklist and unravels the insights that the research of unique birds brings to all 3 of those learn strands. It comprises chapters at the famous contributions of unique chook research to ecological technology, and at the post-establishment evolution of brought chook populations. the result's the main accomplished photograph but of the invasion process.

Avian Invasions is geared toward expert avian biologists and ornithologists in addition to graduate scholars of avian ecology, evolution and conservation. It additionally appeals to a extra normal viewers of invasion ecologists.

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Download Advances in Comparative and Environmental Physiology by D.F. Houlihan, D.R. Livingstone, R.F. Lee PDF

By D.F. Houlihan, D.R. Livingstone, R.F. Lee

Advances in Comparative and Environmental Physiology is helping biologists, physiologists, and biochemists preserve song of the huge literature within the box. supplying entire, built-in studies and sound, serious, and provocative summaries, this sequence is a must for all energetic researchers in environmental and comparative physiology.

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