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Mammalian Neuroendocrinology

Paul V. Malven
January 12, 1993

Mammalian Neuroendocrinology presents a concise examination of how the nervous and endocrine systems interact to regulate physiological processes. Selected experimental results are presented to illustrate the current understanding of neuroendocrine processes. Neural influences and endocrine...

Systematic Catalogue of the Soft Scale Insects of the World

Ben-Dov
January 01, 1993

A catalogue of the soft-scale insects of the world (Homoptera: Coccoidea: Cocidae) with data on geographical distribution, host plants, biology and economic importance. This catalogue lists 162 genera comprising 1090 species and subspecies which have been described since Linnaeus (1758) until the...

North American Psocoptera

Edward L. Mockford
January 01, 1993

North American Psocoptera provides a complete review of the 28 families, 78 genera and 287 species of the order Psocoptera found in the United States and Canada.This comprehensive book contains keys to all of the known taxa of Psocoptera which have been found in the study area, including three...

Spiders of Panama

Nentwig
January 01, 1993

in collaboration with Bruce Cutler and Stefan HeimerThe available information, personal observations, and study of one facet of the beauties of the tropical rain forest of Panama is gathered into a much needed volume which includes the physical, biological, and spider environment of Panama. The...

Integrating Sustainable Agriculture, Ecology, and Environmental Policy

Raymond P Poincelot, Richard Olson
December 29, 1992

Find an interdiscliplinary view of sustainable agriculture that emphasizes the potential contributions of ecology to agricultural sustainability in this groundbreaking book. Integrating Sustainable Agriculture, Ecology, and Environmental Policy explores how ecological knowledge, applied as part of...

Target Assays for Modern Herbicides and Related Phytotoxic Compounds

Peter Boger, Gerhard Sandmann
December 15, 1992

Target Assays for Modern Herbicides and Related Phytotoxic Compounds is a laboratory guide that features 38 comprehensive contributions to determine and quantitate the inhibition activity of modern herbicides and related phytotoxic compounds at their targets. Using algal or higher-plant model...

Genetics and Breeding of Edible Mushrooms

A.C. Chang
December 15, 1992

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Comprehensive Analytical Profiles of Important Pesticides

Joseph Sherma, Thomas Cairns
December 07, 1992

Comprehensive Analytical Profiles of Important Pesticides provides detailed information on the properties and analytical methodology for nine prominent pesticides, including one insecticide, two fungicides, five herbicides, and one plant growth regulator. An analysis of various fumigants in foods...

Principles and Practices for Petroleum Contaminated Soils

Edward J. Calabrese, Paul T. Kostecki
November 30, 1992

Principles and Practices for Petroleum Contaminated Soils includes some of the best research and practical work done by top researchers in the field-both in industry and academia. It covers fundamental and advanced topics, such as analysis and site assessment, techniques (e.g., vacuum extraction,...

Field Studies of Radon in Rocks, Soils, and Water

Gundersen/Wanty
November 30, 1992

Field Studies of Radon in Rocks, Soils, and Water focuses on the principal sources of indoor radon and detecting radon through geochemical and hydrological studies of ground water. The book addresses how to measure radon, covers geological field study techniques, and presents techniques for...

Manipulation of the Avian Genome

Robert J. Etches, Ann M. Gibbins
November 24, 1992

Many genes have been cloned from chicken cells, and during the next decade numerous laboratories will be concentrating their resources in developing ways of using these tools. Manipulation of the Avian Genome contains the most recent information from leading research laboratories in the areas of...

Toxicology and Pesticide Use in Relation to Wildlife, Organophosphorus, and Carbamate Compounds

Gregory J. Smith
November 09, 1992

Organophosphorus and carbonate pesticides are used as insecticides, herbicides, nematicides, acaricides, fungicides, rodenticides, and bird repellents throughout the world. Today, organophosphorus and carbamate pesticides use is widespread on agricultural crops, rangelands, forests, and wetlands....

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