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Invasive Stink Bugs and Related Species (Pentatomoidea): Biology, Higher Systematics, Semiochemistry, and Management

1st Edition

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J.E. McPherson
February 15, 2018

Key features: Presents a brief history of past classifications, a summary of present classification, and speculation on how the classification may evolve in the future Includes keys for the identification of families and subfamilies of the Pentatomoidea and for the tribes in the Pentatomidae Explain...

Management of Animal Care and Use Programs in Research, Education, and Testing

2nd Edition

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Robert H. Weichbrod, Gail A. (Heidbrink) Thompson, John N. Norton
August 28, 2017

Key features - Offers a revised, updated, and comprehensive first-line management book for those working in animal care and use programs who have the responsibility to ensure the welfare of the animals in the highest quality research environment - Serves as an indispensable resource text for certifi...

Introduction to Biology and Biotechnology, Second Edition

1st Edition

K. Vaidyanath, K. Pratap Reddy, K. Satya Prasad
January 16, 2019

Including recent advances, this edition focuses on sustainable development and human welfare in biology, genetics, microbial biotechnology, and molecular medicine. While written for engineers specializing in biotechnology, those in agriculture, veterinary science, and...

Fish Defenses Vol. 2: Pathogens, Parasites and Predators

1st Edition

Giacomo Zaccone
January 16, 2019

Dramatic changes in the environment, including habitat degradation and climate change, have focused attention on how individuals and populations respond to a shifting biotic and abiotic landscape. A critical step toward meeting this goal is a clear understanding of the capacity of individuals to...

Zooplankton: Importance in a Changing World

1st Edition

Luis R. Vieira, Lucia Guilhermino, Fernando Manuel Raposo Morgado
January 15, 2019

This book provides a multidisciplinary overview of the importance of zooplankton in aquatic ecosystems based on three main core areas: Ecology, Ecotoxicology and Environmental Education. The world of zooplankton is presented starting from the basic aspects of their biology and ecology to the recent...

Biotechnology of Microorganisms: Diversity, Improvement, and Application of Microbes for Food Processing, Healthcare, Environmental Safety, and Agriculture

1st Edition

Jeyabalan Sangeetha, Devarajan Thangadurai, Somboon Tanasupawat, Pradnya Pralhad Kanekar
January 15, 2019

Microbial biotechnology is an important contributor to global business, especially in agriculture, environment, healthcare and medicine, food, and chemical industries. This volume provides an exciting interdisciplinary journey through the rapidly changing backdrop of invention in microbial...

The Great Barrier Reef: Biology, Environment and Management, Second Edition

1st Edition

Pat Hutchings, Michael Kingsford, Ove Hoegh-Guldberg
January 15, 2019

The iconic and beautiful Great Barrier Reef (GBR) Marine Park is home to one of the most diverse ecosystems in the world. With contributions from international experts, this timely and fully updated second edition of The Great Barrier Reef describes the animals, plants and other organisms of the...

Biology and Ecology of Pharmaceutical Marine Mollusks

1st Edition

Ramasamy Santhanam, Manavalan Gobinath, Santhanam Ramesh
January 11, 2019

Key features: Serves as a standard reference for researchers, teachers and students of various disciplines such as Fisheries Science, Marine Biology, Life Sciences, Biotechnology, Natural Products, Biochemistry, and Pharmacy, their libraries, and as a valuable guide for pharmaceutical companies...

Global Biodiversity: Volume 3: Selected Countries in Africa

1st Edition

T. Pullaiah
January 09, 2019

This is the third volume in the new multi-volume set, Global Biodiversity. Each volume in this series covers the biodiversity of a selection of nations in particular regions of the world. The volumes discuss and summarize the available information on both wild and cultivated plants, wild and...

Global Biodiversity: Volume 2: Selected Countries in Europe

1st Edition

T. Pullaiah
January 09, 2019

This is the second volume in the new multi-volume set, Global Biodiversity.Each volume in this series covers the biodiversity of a selection of nations in particular regions of the world. The volumes discuss and summarize the available information on both wild and cultivated plants, wild and...

Global Biodiversity: Volume 1: Selected Countries in Asia

1st Edition

T. Pullaiah
January 09, 2019

This is the first volume in the new multi-volume set, Global Biodiversity. Each volume in this series aims to provide insightful information on the biodiversity of selected nations in particular regions. The volumes summarize the available data on both wild and cultivated plants, wild and...

Global Biodiversity: Volume 4: Selected Countries in the Americas and Australia

1st Edition

T. Pullaiah
January 09, 2019

This fourth volume in the new multi-volume set Global Biodiversity is a rich resource on the biodiversity of a selection of countries in the Americas and in Australia. Chapters explore both wild and cultivated plants, wild and domesticated animals, and the variety of microbes of the countries of...

Phytochemistry: Volume 1: Fundamentals, Modern Techniques, and Applications

1st Edition

Chukwuebuka Egbuna, Jonathan Chinenye Ifemeje, Stanley Chidi Udedi, Shashank Kumar
January 09, 2019

This first book in this three-volume set provides comprehensive coverage of a wide range of topics in phytochemistry. With chapters from professional specialists from key institutions around the world, the volume starts with an introduction to phytochemistry and details the fundamentals. Part II...

Phytochemistry: Volume 3: Marine Sources, Industrial Applications, and Recent Advances

1st Edition

Chukwuebuka Egbuna, Jonathan Chinenye Ifemeje, Shashank Kumar, Nadia Sharif
January 09, 2019

This volume presents chapters that discuss secondary metabolites of marine origin, the industrial applications of phytochemicals, and recent advances in phytochemical research. It considers production of secondary metabolites and accumulations through in vitro cultures and also reviews the effects...

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