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The Biology of Sole

1st Edition

José A. Munoz-Cueto, Evaristo Mañanós-Sánchez, F. Javier Sánchez-Vázquez
May 09, 2019

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...

The Population Ecology and Conservation of Charadrius Plovers

1st Edition

Mark A. Colwell, Susan M. Haig
May 03, 2019

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...

Deer Management for Forest Landowners and Managers

1st Edition

David S. DeCalesta, Michael C. Eckley
May 01, 2019

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...

Fungi in Polar Regions

1st Edition

Masaharu Tsuji, Tamotsu Hoshino
April 29, 2019

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...

Biodiversity and Conservation: Characterization and Utilization of Plants, Microbes and Natural Resources for Sustainable Development and Ecosystem Management

1st Edition

Jeyabalan Sangeetha, Devarajan Thangadurai, Goh Hong Ching, Saher Islam
April 16, 2019

This volume provides an enlightening and pragmatic approach to preserving biological diversity by gathering a wide range of peer-reviewed scientific content from biodiversity researchers and conservators from around the world. It brings comprehensive knowledge and information on the present status...

Asymmetry in Plants: Biology of Handedness

1st Edition

Bir Bahadur, K. V. Krishnamurthy, Monoranjan Ghose, S. John Adams
April 15, 2019

Plants exhibit forms of asymmetry analogous to "handedness" in bilaterally symmetrical animals. This book explores the evolutionary significance and development of asymmetry. Examples of genetic control include the direction of tendril or stem coiling of many climbing plants; the so-called spiral...

Handbook of Environmental and Ecological Statistics

1st Edition

Alan E. Gelfand, Montserrat Fuentes, Jennifer A. Hoeting, Richard Lyttleton Smith
February 11, 2019

This handbook focuses on the enormous literature applying statistical methodology and modelling to environmental and ecological processes. The 21st century statistics community has become increasingly interdisciplinary, bringing a large collection of modern tools to all areas of application in...

Likelihood Methods in Biology and Ecology: A Modern Approach to Statistics

1st Edition

Michael Brimacombe
January 02, 2019

Likelihood Methods in Biology and Ecology: A Modern Approach to Statistics emphasizes the importance of the likelihood function in statistical theory and applications and discusses it in the context of biology and ecology. Bayesian and frequentist methods both use the likelihood function and...

Climate Change and Crop Production: Foundations for Agroecosystem Resilience

1st Edition

Noureddine Benkeblia
December 27, 2018

Key features: Describes the effects and responses of the macro and micro levels of crops under the different components of climate change Reports on the adaptation and resilience of food production systems within the changing climate Covers how plants cope with the changing climate including...

Spatial Data Analysis in Ecology and Agriculture Using R, Second Edition

2nd Edition

Richard E. Plant
December 17, 2018

Key features: Unique in its combination of serving as an introduction to spatial statistics and to modeling agricultural and ecological data using R Provides exercises in each chapter to facilitate the book's use as a course textbook or for self-study Adds new material on generalized additive...

Forestry in the Midst of Global Changes

1st Edition

Christine Farcy, Eduardo Rojas-Briales, Inazio Martinez de Arano
November 21, 2018

Forestry today, like many other sectors that traditionally rely on material goods, faces significant global drivers of societal change that are less often addressed than the environmental concerns commonly in the spotlight of scientific, political, and news media. There are three major...

Natural and Engineered Solutions for Drinking Water Supplies: Lessons from the Northeastern United States and Directions for Global Watershed Management

1st Edition

Emily Alcott, Mark S Ashton, Bradford S Gentry
November 21, 2018

Illuminating opportunities to develop a more integrated approach to municipal water system design, Natural and Engineered Solutions for Drinking Water Supplies: Lessons from the Northeastern United States and Directions for Global Watershed Management explores critical factors in the...

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