Plant Ecology , Paul A. Keddy


Published in: itune > Life Sciences,Books,Science & Nature > Sustainability | Published on 23/Apr/2019 07:03

2017-05-12T08:06:54Z
Presenting a global and interdisciplinary approach to plant ecology, this much-awaited new edition of the book Plants and Vegetation integrates classical themes with the latest ideas, models, and data. Keddy draws on extensive teaching experience to bring the field to life, guiding students through essential concepts with numerous real-world examples and full-colour...[Read More]



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Ecology and Conservation of the Sirenia , Helene Marsh


Published in: itune > Life Sciences,Books,Science & Nature > Sustainability | Published on 23/Apr/2019 03:24

2011-12-01T08:00:00Z
Dugongs and manatees, the only fully aquatic herbivorous mammals, live in the coastal waters, rivers and lakes of more than 80 subtropical and tropical countries. Symbols of fierce conservation battles, sirenian populations are threatened by multiple global problems. Providing comparative information on all four surviving species, this book synthesises the ecologica...[Read More]



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The Evolution of the Genome , T. Ryan Gregory Ph.D. in Evolutionary Biology & 2002 - Zoology from the University of Guelph in Ontario, Canada


Published in: itune > Life Sciences,Books,Science & Nature,Professional & Technical,Engineering,Ecology,Biology > Sustainability | Published on 23/Apr/2019 01:07

2011-05-04T07:00:00Z
The Evolution of the Genome provides a much needed overview of genomic study through clear, detailed, expert-authored discussions of the key areas in genome biology. This includes the evolution of genome size, genomic parasites, gene and ancient genome duplications, polypoidy, comparative genomics, and the implications of these genome-level phenomena for evol...[Read More]



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The View From Below , Ruthie Griffith, Hannah Wilson, Aaron Goldman, Logan Palin, Liz Wiley & David W. Johnston


Published in: itune > Life Sciences,Books,Science & Nature,Earth Sciences,Professional & Technical,Education > Sustainability | Published on 22/Apr/2019 23:52

2013-05-01T07:00:00Z
The View From Below is an evolving, introductory textbook for advanced middle school students (and their teachers) that addresses several major issues in marine conservation in a compelling and interactive way. Using great multimedia and classroom exercises and deployed on a iPad, The View From Below can be used to help teach students about the basics of marine cons...[Read More]



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An Introduction to Behavioural Ecology , Nicholas B. Davies, John R. Krebs & Stuart A. West


Published in: itune > Life Sciences,Books,Science & Nature > Sustainability | Published on 22/Apr/2019 22:46

2012-02-17T08:00:00Z
This textbook helped to define the field of Behavioural Ecology. In this fourth edition the text has been completely revised, with new chapters and many new illustrations and full colour photographs. The theme, once again, is the influence of natural selection on behaviour - an animal's struggle to survive and reproduce by exploiting and competing for resources, avo...[Read More]



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How to Do Ecology , Richard Karban, Mikaela Huntzinger & Ian S. Pearse


Published in: itune > Life Sciences,Books,Science & Nature > Sustainability | Published on 22/Apr/2019 11:08

2014-07-21T07:00:00Z
Most books and courses in ecology cover facts and concepts but don't explain how to actually do ecological research. How to Do Ecology provides nuts-and-bolts advice on organizing and conducting a successful research program. This one-of-a-kind book explains how to choose a research question and answer it through manipulative experiments and systematic observ...[Read More]



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Ecology of Urban Environments , Kirsten M. Parris


Published in: itune > Life Sciences,Books,Science & Nature > Sustainability | Published on 22/Apr/2019 09:08

2016-03-02T08:00:00Z
Provides an accessible introduction to urban ecology, using established ecological theory to identify generalities in the complexity of urban environments.
Examines the bio-physical processes of urbanization and how these influence the dynamics of urban populations, communities and ecosystems Explores the ecology of humans in cities Discusses practical strate...[Read More]



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Games of Life , Karl Sigmund


Published in: itune > Life Sciences,Books,Science & Nature > Sustainability | Published on 22/Apr/2019 05:54

2017-08-21T07:00:00Z
"A book accessible to all readers, whatever their level of numeracy ... an excellent introduction to what theoretical biologists get up to in trying to understand evolutionary and ecological ideas." - Nature
Why are there only two sexes? Why do stags restrain their aggression in the middle of a fight? Can it ever pay to be nice in a world of selfish indi...[Read More]



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The Solitary Bees , Bryan N. Danforth, Robert L. Minckley, John L. Neff & Frances Fawcett


Published in: itune > Life Sciences,Books,Science & Nature,Environment,Ecology,Nature,Biology > Earth biosphere | Published on 18/Mar/2019 02:51

2019-08-27T07:00:00Z
The most up-to-date and authoritative resource on the biology and evolution of solitary bees

While social bees such as honey bees and bumble bees are familiar to most people, they comprise less than 10 percent of all bee species in the world. The vast majority of bees lead solitary lives, surviving without the help of a hive and using their own res...[Read More]



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Plant Physiological Ecology , Hans Lambers, F. Stuart Chapin III & Thijs L. Pons


Published in: itune > Life Sciences,Books,Science & Nature > Environment care | Published on 29/Jan/2019 08:49

2008-10-08T07:00:00Z
The growth, reproduction, and geographical distribution of plants are profoundly influenced by their physiological ecology: the interaction with the surrounding physical, chemical, and biological environments. This textbook describes mechanisms that underlie plant physiological ecology at the levels of physiology, biochemistry, biophysics, and molecular biology. At ...[Read More]



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The Ecology Book , Jean Lightner & Tom Hennigan


Published in: itune > Life Sciences,Books,Science & Nature > Environment care | Published on 29/Jan/2019 06:39

2013-04-15T07:00:00Z
Study the relationship between living organisms and our place in God's wondrous creation!
Learn important words and concepts from different habitats around the world to mutual symbiosis as a product of the relational character of God. Designed with a multi-age level format especially for homeschool educational programs. Examine influential Scientists and their...[Read More]



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Ecology and Conservation of the Sirenia , Helene Marsh


Published in: itune > Life Sciences,Books,Science & Nature > Environment care | Published on 29/Jan/2019 05:27

2011-12-01T08:00:00Z
Dugongs and manatees, the only fully aquatic herbivorous mammals, live in the coastal waters, rivers and lakes of more than 80 subtropical and tropical countries. Symbols of fierce conservation battles, sirenian populations are threatened by multiple global problems. Providing comparative information on all four surviving species, this book synthesises the ecologica...[Read More]



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