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The Profession and Practice of Horticultural Therapy

1st Edition

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Rebecca L. Haller, Karen L. Kennedy, Christine L. Capra
January 28, 2019

The Profession and Practice of Horticultural Therapy is a comprehensive guide to the theories that horticultural therapists use as a foundation for their practice and provides wide-ranging illustrative models of programming. This book aims to enhance understanding and provide insight into the profes...

Laboratory Biorisk Management: Biosafety and Biosecurity

1st Edition

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Reynolds M. Salerno, Jennifer Gaudioso
May 8, 2015

Over the past two decades bioscience facilities worldwide have experienced multiple safety and security incidents, including many notable incidents at so-called "sophisticated facilities" in North America and Western Europe. This demonstrates that a system based solely on biosafety levels and securi...

Reindeer and Caribou: Health and Disease

1st Edition

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Morten Tryland, Susan J. Kutz
November 12, 2018

This book is a comprehensive presentation of health and diseases in reindeer and caribou, or just Rangifer, a key Circumarctic species with broad social and ecological value. It is an essential reference for anyone interested in the biology and health of wild or semi-domesticated reindeer and caribo...

Principles of Animal Nutrition

1st Edition

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Guoyao Wu
December 1, 2017

Animals are biological transformers of dietary matter and energy to produce high-quality foods and wools for human consumption and use. Mammals, birds, fish, and shrimp require nutrients to survive, grow, develop, and reproduce. As an interesting, dynamic, and challenging discipline in biological sc...

CRC Handbook of Marine Mammal Medicine

3rd Edition

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Frances M.D. Gulland, Leslie A. Dierauf, Karyl L. Whitman
May 23, 2018

AAP Prose Award Finalist 2018/19 For three decades, this book has been acknowledged as the most respected scientific reference specifically devoted to marine mammal medicine and health. Written by approximately 100 contributors who are recognized globally as leaders in their respective fields, the C...

The Complete Guide to the ABC Molecular Biology Certification Exam

1st Edition

Tiffany Roy, Tatum Price
March 19, 2020

In 2009, the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) authored the report Strengthening Forensic Science in the United States: A Path Forward. In it, the Committee expressed the need for accreditation and certification. Accreditation, long recognized by public labs as an important benchmark in quality,...

Coastal and Deep Ocean Pollution

1st Edition

Andres Hugo Arias, Sandra Elizabeth Botte
March 18, 2020

During the recent decades, social, political and academic endeavours have been made to improve environmental quality and reduce pollution. In particular, the ocean, sea and coastal areas show varying degrees of impact from the multiple human activities carried out in the terrestrial as well as in...

Biotechnology Fundamentals Third Edition

1st Edition

Firdos Alam Khan
March 18, 2020

Written by an acclaimed expert, Biotechnology Fundamentals, Third Edition, breaks down the fundamentals of this discipline and highlights both conventional and modern approaches unique to the industry. The revised work presents new information on forensic science, bioinformatics, synthetic biology,...

Advances in Invertebrate (Neuro)Endocrinology (2-volume set): A Collection of Reviews in the Post-Genomic Era

1st Edition

Saber Saleuddin, Angela B. Lange, Ian Orchard
March 15, 2020

Advances in Invertebrate (Neuro)Endocrinology: A Collection of Reviews in the Post-Genomic Era (2-volume set) provides an informative series of reviews from expert scientists who are at the forefront of their research into the endocrinology of invertebrates. These two volumes are timely and...

JAK-STAT Signaling in Diseases

1st Edition

Ritobrata Goswami
March 12, 2020

JAK-STAT pathway is one of the few signal transduction pathways that transduce signals involved in multiple homeostatic biological processes including cell differentiation and proliferation, cell death, hematopoiesis and immune responses. JAK-STAT is an elegant pathway that is relatively simple and...

Frontiers in Soil and Environmental Microbiology

1st Edition

Suraja Kumar Nayak, Bibhuti Bhusan Mishra
March 12, 2020

Soil harbours a wide range of microorganisms with biotic potentials which can be explored for social benefits. The book Frontiers in Soil and Environmental Microbiology comprises an overview of the complex inter-relationship between beneficial soil microbes and crop plants, and highlights the...

Biology and Evolution of the Mollusca, Volume 2

1st Edition

Winston Frank Ponder, David R. Lindberg, Juliet Mary Ponder
March 06, 2020

This volume provides individual treatments of the major molluscan taxa. Each chapter provides an overview of the evolution, phylogeny and classification of a group of molluscs, as well as more specific and detailed coverage of their biology (reproduction, feeding and digestion, excretion,...

Shark Research: Emerging Technologies and Applications for the Field and Laboratory

1st Edition

Jeffrey C Carrier, Michael R. Heithaus, Colin A. Simpfendorfer
March 05, 2020

Over the last decade, the study of shark biology has benefited from the development, refinement, and rapid expansion of novel techniques and advances in technology. These have given new insight into the fields of shark genetics, feeding, foraging, bioenergetics, imaging, age and growth,...

What is Science?: Myths and Reality

1st Edition

Jordanka Zlatanova
March 05, 2020

In a multitude of ways, science affects the life of almost every person on earth. From medicine and nutrition to communication and transportation, the products of scientific research have changed human life. These changes have mostly taken place in the last two centuries, so rapidly that the...

A Blue Carbon Primer: The State of Coastal Wetland Carbon Science, Practice and Policy

1st Edition

Lisamarie Windham-Myers, Stephen Crooks, Tiffany G. Troxler
February 26, 2020

Key features: Captures the historic context and recent developments in science and policy arenas that address the potential for coastal wetlands to be considered as significant contributors to carbon sequestration Links multiple levels of science (biogeochemistry, geomorphology, paleoclimate, etc.)...

Museum Thresholds: The Design and Media of Arrival

1st Edition

Ross Parry, Ruth Page, Alex Moseley
February 25, 2020

Museum Thresholds is a progressive, interdisciplinary volume and the first to explore the importance and potential of entrance spaces for visitor experience. Bringing together an international collection of writers from different disciplines, the chapters in this volume offer different theoretical...

Metabolic Structure and Regulation: A Neoclassical Approach

1st Edition

Raymond S. Ochs
February 25, 2020

There is a renewed interest in the fundamentals of energy metabolism, yet most people base their understanding on the views of generalists expressed in elementary textbooks. New techniques that enable analysis of thousands of metabolites provide useful data, but do not themselves substitute for an...

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