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by Wood, David L.
Control of Insect Behavior by Natural Products presents papers on new biochemical approaches to pest control. The book presents articles on pheromone research with stored-product Coleoptera; some general considerations of insects responses to ...eBook
by Cole, D. J. A.
Control of Pig Reproduction focuses on carefully evaluated techniques and technologies involved in the control of pig reproduction. <br>The selection first ponders on the sexual development of male pigs, including early fetal, perinatal, and ...eBook
by Charles Darwin
<p>The subject of corals and coral-reefs is one concerning which much popular misconception has always prevailed. The misleading comparison of coral-rock with the combs of bees and the nests of wasps is perhaps responsible for much of this ...eBook
by Krausman, Paul R
<P>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 diminisheseBook
by Sykes, Naomi
Deer have been central to human cultures throughout time and space: whether as staples to hunter-gatherers, icons of Empire, or the focus of sport. Their social and economic importance has seen some species transported across continents, ...eBook
by Bourne, Geoffrey
The Biochemistry and Physiology of Bone, Second Edition: Volume III: Development and Growth focuses on bone development and growth, including bone repair and transplantation, the mechanisms of bone formation, and the role of hormones in bone ...eBook
by Hall, Brian K.
Developmental and Cellular Skeletal Biology reviews the development, growth, and cell biology of the skeleton. <br>The monograph provides a comprehensive overview of the aspects of skeletal biology, focusing mainly on the cellular level. It ...eBook
by Paul A. Rees
<p>This dictionary is intended as a guide to the terminology used in a wide range of animal-related programmes of study including agriculture, animal care, animal management, animal production, animal welfare, veterinary nursing, wildlife ...eBook
by William Diller Matthew
<p>Paleontology deals with the History of Life. Its time is measured in geologic epochs and periods, in millions of years instead of centuries. Man, by this measure, is but a creature of yesterday--his "forty centuries of ...eBook
by H.G. Seeley
<p>I was a student of law at a time when Sir Richard Owen was lecturing on Extinct Fossil Reptiles. The skill of the great master, who built bones together as a child builds with a box of bricks, taught me that the laws which determine the ...eBook
by Steve Pearse
<p>The goal and purpose of Earth is Our Planet, Too! is uncovering the truth about the real history of Earth. Chapter One covers the long history of the Jersey Devil, and the wide variety of people from all walks of life that saw this creature ...eBook
by The Blokehead
<p>When it comes to news about the Ebola virus, many people have become extremely fearful that the the country is actually dealing with an Ebola epidemic as opposed to several isolated cases of Ebola. In truth, many individuals are fearful that ...eBook
A Common-Sense Approach to Theory and Practice
by William E. Grant & Todd M. Swannack
<i>Ecological Modeling:A Commonsense Approach to Theory and Practice</i> explores how simulation modeling and its new ecological applications can offer solutions to complex natural resource management problems. This is a practical guide for ...eBook
by Russell-Hunter, W. D.
The Mollusca, Volume 6: Ecology provides an overview of the state of knowledge in molluscan ecology. It is part of a multivolume treatise that covers the fields of biochemistry, physiology, neurobiology, reproduction and development, evolution, ...eBook
by Muirhead-Thomson, R. C.
Ecology of Insect Vector Populations provides a review and appraisal of the ecology of insect vectors of disease, with particular attention to the problems of sampling adult insect vector populations.<br><br>The book examines the manner in whicheBook
by Stephen Wratten, Ross Cullen, Robert Costanza & others
<p>Ecosystem services are the resources and processes supplied by natural ecosystems which benefit humankind (for example, pollination of crops by insects, or water filtration by wetlands). They underpin life on earth, provide major inputs to ...eBook
by Michael Garstang
<p><em>Elephant Sense and Sensibility</em> is a comprehensive treatment of the full range of elephant behavior. Beginning with chapters on evolution and the elephant’s brain, this book is an integrated presentation of the elephant’s capacity foreBook
A Study from Chobe National Park, Botswana
by Christina Skarpe, Stein R. Moe & Johan T. du Toit
<p>During the nineteenth century, ivory hunting caused a substantial decrease of elephant numbers in southern Africa. Soon after that, populations of many other large and medium-sized herbivores went into steep decline due to the rinderpest ...eBook
by Stan Huskey
Elmwood Park Zoo was established in 1924 when roughly 16 acres of land and a small group of animals were donated to the borough of Norristown. Although the early years of the zoo were more akin to a small farm, it has gone through an extensive ...eBook