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Biophysical Chemistry

Dagmar Klostermeier, Markus G. Rudolph
December 19, 2017

Biophysical Chemistry explores the concepts of physical chemistry and molecular structure that underlie biochemical processes. Ideally suited for students of life sciences, but equally accessible to students and scientists in related fields, the book concisely describes the fundamental aspects of...

Phenological Synchrony and Bird Migration: Changing Climate and Seasonal Resources in North America

Eric M. Wood, Jherime L. Kellermann
December 18, 2017

Bird migration is a well-researched phenological event. However, few studies in North America have investigated the effects of climate change and extreme weather on the relationships of migratory avian species and their seasonal resources. This is a critical gap in knowledge that limits our ability...

Coccidiosis of Man and Domestic Animals

Peter L. Long
December 18, 2017

The present book deals with the biology of a wide range of coccidia of numerous genera including Emeria, Isospora, Sarcocystis, Toxoplasma, Caryospora, and Cryptosporidium. The book will be valuable for advanced undergraduates, graduate students, research workers, and teachers in biology,...

Attachment Of Organisms To The Gut Mucosa: Volume I

Edgar C. Boedeker
December 18, 2017

The present volumes are based on the presentations made during the October 1981 research work shop �The attachment of micro-organisms to the intestinal mucosa� which was held in Reston, Virginia. The workshop was supported by the American Gastroenterological Association, along with the National...

Immunology of Insects and Other Arthropods

Ayodhya P. Gupta
December 18, 2017

In insect and other arthropod immune systems, discrimination between self and nonself tissues is accomplished through the combined actions of two immunocytes and several humoral factors. Immunology of Insects and Other Arthropods presents a comprehensive look at this and other important topics in...

Campylobacter Infection in Man and Animals

Jean Paul Butzler
December 18, 2017

This book reflects the different efforts made by veterinary and medical doctors for better knowledge of the disease. It shows how much we depends on each other to understand better the clinical features, pathogenesis, and epidemiology of campylobacter infections and other diseases....

Pests of Fruit Crops: A Colour Handbook, Second Edition

David V Alford
December 15, 2017

Pests of Fruit Crops: A Colour Handbook, Second Edition provides an up-to-date illustrated account of the various pests of fruit crops throughout Europe, many of which (or their close relatives) are also present in non-European countries. In fact, several pose problems on fruit crops worldwide....

Plant Biotechnology, Volume 1: Principles, Techniques, and Applications

Bishun Deo Prasad, Sangita Sahni, Prasant Kumar, Mohammed Wasim Siddiqui
December 15, 2017

This book, first of this new two-volume set, provides an informative tour of the basics of biotechnology to recent advances in biotechnology. Knowledge of new and fresh approaches is a prerequisite to solving plant biological problems, and to this end, the editors have brought together a group of...

Alaska Dinosaurs: An Ancient Arctic World

Anthony R. Fiorillo
December 15, 2017

The Arctic was not always cold and inhospitable. Millions of years ago dinosaurs roamed under tree ferns in a warmer world. This book is a survey of the dinosaurs found in the rocks of this now frigid landscape. The author has spent decades exploring fossil bearing sediments of the Mesozoic and has...

Practical Handbook of Disturbed Land Revegetation

F.F. Munshower
December 14, 2017

This crucial reference focuses on the growth of vegetation on disturbed lands, specifically the problems of plant seeding and growth and the ecological consequences of that growth. This one-of-a-kind book covers the spectrum of plant development, including the creation of an acceptable rooting...

Handbook of Comparative Pharmacokinetics and Residues of Veterinary Therapeutic Drugs

Arthur L. Craigmill
December 14, 2017

Handbook of Comparative Pharmacokinetics and Residues of Veterinary Therapeutic Drugs is a unique compilation of comparative pharmacokinetic data for veterinary therapeutic drugs. The book features an excellent introductory chapter on basic veterinary pharmacokinetics and includes pharmacological...

The Physiology of Flowering: Volume II: Transition to Reproductive Growth

Bernier
December 13, 2017

The present work is organised such that the whole phenomenon of flowing is divided into two major steps: 1. the initiation of flower primordia and 2. The development of these primordia into mature flowers until anthesis....

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