740 pages , Elsevier Health Sciences , 2007 A comprehensive examination of neonatal nursing management from a physiologic and pathophysiologic approach. The book features a complete physiologic and embryonic foundation for each neonatal system as well as coverage of associated risk factors, genetics, critical periods of development, nutrition and parenting.
392 pages , Routledge , 2012-03-29 Sacred Ecology examines bodies of knowledge held by indigenous and other rural peoples around the world, and asks how we can learn from this knowledge and ways of knowing. Berkes explores the importance of local and indigenous knowledge as a complement to scientific ecology, and its cultural and political significance for indigenous gro...[Read More]
2015-11-27T08:00:00Z Is genius shaped by the imagination of childhood? Edith Cobb's collection of autobiographies and biographies of creative people, as well as her observations of children's play, suggest just that. She sees the child to be innately connected with the natural world. Inner powers alone do not further the imagination. Her book remains a groundbreaking philosophical medit...[Read More]
An heirloom tomato (also called heritage tomato in the UK) is an open-pollinated (non-hybrid) heirloom cultivar of tomato. According to tomato experts, heirloom tomatoes can be classified into four categories: family heirlooms, commercial heirlooms, mystery heirlooms, and created heirlooms. They usually have a shorter shelf life and less disease resistance than hybrids bred to resist against speci...[Read More]
168 pages , Routledge , 2010-10-18 Climate change has been a key factor in the rise and fall of societies and states from prehistory to the recent fighting in the Sudanese state of Darfur. It drives instability, conflict and collapse, but also expansion and reorganisation. The ways cultures have met the climate challenge provide lessons for how the modern world can handl...[Read More]
442 pages , iSmithers Rapra Publishing , 2002-01-01 This book discusses some of the state-of-the-art techniques of recycling post-consumer plastic materials and focuses on mechanical recycling, chemical recycling and energy recovery. The book is intended for all those who are interested in recycling of post consumer plastic waste. Although, this book discusses technical ...[Read More]
2006-11-16T08:00:00Z Ecologists interested in assessing landscapes and ecosystems must measure biomass, cover, and the density or frequency of various key species. Recently, sampling designs for measuring species richness and diversity, patterns of plant diversity, species-environment relationships, and species distributions have become fine-grained, as it has become increasingly import...[Read More]