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Neanderthals in the Classroom

1st Edition

Elizabeth Marie Watts
October 04, 2019

Neanderthals in the Classroom examines the ongoing battle surrounding evolution from a cultural and historical perspective and then puts Theodosius Dobzhansky’s claim that “nothing in biology makes sense except in the light of evolution” to the ultimate test by exploring the potential evolutionary...

Tropical Ecosystems in Australia: Responses to a Changing World

1st Edition

Dilwyn Griffiths
October 03, 2019

Over the last century, the world has lived through changes more rapid than those experienced at any other time in human history, leading to pressing environmental problems and demands on the world’s finite resources. Nowhere is this more evident than across the world’s warm belt; a region likely to...

A Mathematical Primer of Molecular Phylogenetics

1st Edition

Xuhua Xia
September 30, 2019

This volume, A Mathematical Primer of Molecular Phylogenetics, offers a unique perspective on a number of phylogenetic issues that have not been covered in detail in previous publications. The volume provides sufficient mathematical background for young mathematicians and computational scientists,...

Soilborne Microbial Plant Pathogens and Disease Management (Two Volume Set)

1st Edition

P. Narayanasamy
September 30, 2019

Soil has a versatile role in supporting the development of a wide range of organisms, including plants and microorganisms. Soilborne pathogens and root diseases are the primary limiting factor in many crops and tend to be very difficult to control. This first volume of a two-volume set introduces...

Laboratory Animals Pocket Reference Set

1st Edition


September 30, 2019

The Laboratory Animal Pocket Reference Series discusses procedures that ensure laboratory animals receive the best, most humane, and most responsible care possible. The 17 volumes are compact. The contents of each includes important biological features, husbandry, management, veterinary care,...

Comparitive Pathobiology of Viral Diseases: Volume 2

1st Edition

Richard G. Olsen, Steven Krakowka, James R. Blakeslee, Jr.
September 27, 2019

First Published in 1985, this book offers a full insight into the differences and similarities between varying diseases. Carefully compiled and filled with a vast repertoire of notes, diagrams, and references this book serves as a useful reference for students of medicine and other practitioners in...

Genetics, Genomics and Breeding of Sugarcane

1st Edition

Robert J. Henry, Chittaranjan Kole
September 25, 2019

The fast-growing sugarcane plant is a major source of sugar (sucrose) in tropical and sub-tropical regions. The high productivity of the plant also makes it a key target for use as an energy crop. The fiber of the plant is used to generate electricity and produce ethanol as a fuel. Sugarcane is a...

Intelligence, Creativity and Fantasy: Proceedings of the 5th International Multidisciplinary Congress (PHI 2019), October 7-9, 2019, Paris, France

1st Edition

Mário S. Ming Kong, Maria do Rosário Monteiro, Maria João Pereira Neto
September 24, 2019

The texts presented in Proportion Harmonies and Identities (PHI) - INTELLIGENCE, CREATIVITY AND FANTASY were compiled with the intent to establish a multidisciplinary platform for the presentation, interaction and dissemination of research. The aim is also to foster the awareness and discussion on...

Unifying Microbial Mechanisms: Shared Strategies of Pathogenesis

1st Edition

Michael F. Cole
September 23, 2019

Microbial pathogenesis is the study of the mechanisms by which microbes (bacteria, viruses, protozoa, and multicellular parasites) cause infectious disease and make their hosts (humans) ill. Bacterial infections we thought were easily treatable are again a huge cause for concern with the...

Traditional and Indigenous Knowledge for the Modern Era: A Natural and Applied Science Perspective

1st Edition

David R. Katerere, Wendy Applequist, Oluwaseyi M. Aboyade, Chamunorwa Togo
September 23, 2019

While there is talk of the Fourth Industrial Revolution, old and new challenges bedevil the world – climate change, nutrition, and health poverty being at the top of the list. In seeking solutions to these and other problems which afflict the modern era, it is worthwhile to look into our collective...

Marine Eutrophication: A Global Perspective

1st Edition

Michael Karydis, Dimitra Kitsiou
September 23, 2019

Marine eutrophication has been recognized as a global problem with adverse effects on ecosystem’s health and the economies of coastal states. Most conventions regarding marine environmental protection of Regional Seas have given priority to eutrophication and relevant management practices. This...

Biocontrol of Plant Diseases by Bacillus subtilis: Basic and Practical Applications

1st Edition

Makoto Shoda
September 23, 2019

Plant diseases are a serious threat to food production. This unique volume provides the fundamental knowledge and practical use of B.subtilis as a promising biocontrol agent. In order to replace chemical pesticides, one possibility is microbial pesticides using safe microbes. Bacillus subtilis is...

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