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  • Acoustic Communication in Birds: Song Learning & Its Consequences

    By Donald E. Kroodsma

    Our Price: $127.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780124268029
    • Publisher: Academic Press
    • Published: March 1983
  • Advanced Logic for Applications

    By R. E. Grandy

    Our Price: $109.99
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789027707819
    • Publisher: Springer
    • Published: June 1979
  • Animal Cognition in Nature: The Convergence of Psychology and Biology in Laboratory and Field

    By Russell P. Balda

    Our Price: $141.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780120770304
    • Publisher: ACADEMIC PRESS INC.
    • Published: October 1998
  • Anti-Shechita Prosecutions in the Anglo-American World, 1855a 1913: AA Major Attack on Jewish Freedomsa

    By David Fraser

    Our Price: $119.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781618117427
    • Publisher: Academic Studies Press
  • Applied Data Communications and Networks

    By B. Buchanan

    Our Price: $109.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780412754302
    • Publisher: Springer
    • Published: July 1996
  • Applied Veterinary Clinical Nutrition

    By Andrea J. Fascetti

    Our Price: $114.99
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780813806570
    • Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
    • Published: February 2012
    Applied Veterinary Clinical Nutrition provides current, clinically relevant nutritional advice intended for use in daily canine and feline practice. Highly practical, the book emphasizes solutions for integrating nutrition into clinical practice, with introductory chapters covering the foundation and science behind the recommendations and extensive references for further reading. Written by a group of leading veterinary nutritionists, Applied Veterinary Clinical Nutrition is a valuable resource on the principles of animal nutrition and feeding practices in healthy or diseased dogs and cats. The book begins with an overview of basic nutrition, energy requirements, and the basics of product guides, pet foods, home-prepared diets and dietary supplements. Subsequent chapters delve into feeding the healthy dog and cat, nutrition for weight management, and nutritional principles for a variety of diseases, with the final chapters covering enteral and parenteral nutrition. Applied Veterinary Clinical Nutrition is a daily reference for veterinary practitioners, students, and residents seeking authoritative information on feeding animals. Key features Supplies authoritative information from the leading veterinary nutritionists Offers practical strategies for incorporating nutritional principles into daily clinical small animal practice Provides a reliable resource on feeding practices in both healthy and diseased dogs and cats Covers basic background information such as energy requirements and pet food choices as well as clinically oriented topics like weight management and nutritional management of disease Helps veterinary practitioners of all experience levels to confidently and competently make nutritional recommendations
  • Armored Scale Insect Pests of Trees and Shrubs

    By Douglass R. Miller

    Our Price: $138.50
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780801442797
    • Publisher: CORNELL UNIV PRESS
    • Published: December 2005
    This book provides the most comprehensive available information on the identification, field appearance, life history, and economic importance of the 110 economically important armored scale insects that are found in the United States. The authors have devised the first field key to economic armored scales, which will be invaluable to those trying to identify the pests and prevent the introduction of new exotics. (Most of the species covered are not native to the United States but broadly distributed across the globe.) The extensive color plates and highly detailed line drawings surpass anything available in other volumes on armored scale insects and have not previously been published.Especially noteworthy are the data on distribution, host plants, and the kinds of damage caused by armored scales. The species descriptions include scientific names, synonyms, common names, field characteristics, microscopic characters, affinities, host plants, distribution by state, life history, economic damage, and selected references.
  • Asymptotic Analysis

    By J. D. Murray

    Our Price: $109.99
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780387909370
    • Publisher: Springer
    • Published: April 1992
  • Belief and Probability

    By J. M. Vickers

    Our Price: $149.99
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9789027707444
    • Publisher: Springer
    • Published: January 1977
  • Biology of Marine Birds

    By Elizabeth Anne Schreiber

    Our Price: $135.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780849398827
    • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
    • Published: August 2001
    Satellite tracking to illuminate the lives of birds at sea, and long studies to follow an individual during its entire life span of 20-30 years are among the developments that have revealed new information about sea birds. Specialists from biological and environmental sciences summarize the current understanding of the biology, ecology, physiology, evolution, behavior, environmental threats, and conservation. They also provide information on questions for researchers and public policy makers regarding the management of coastal lands and marine reserves. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
  • Biology of Sea Turtles

    By Jeanette Wyneken

    Our Price: $110.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781439873076
    • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
    • Published: April 2013
    Since the first volume of The Biology of Sea Turtles was published in 1997, the field has grown and matured in ways few of the authors would have predicted—particularly in the areas of physiology, behavior, genetics, and health. Volume III presents timely coverage of emerging areas as well as the integration of approaches and information that did not exist even a decade ago. The book assembles the foremost experts in each topic to provide the most up-to-date and comprehensive book on sea turtles available today. New areas covered include in vivo imaging of structure, spatial distributions of marine turtles at sea, epibiosis, imprinting, parasitology, and climatic effects. Life history is explored in three chapters covering age determination, predator-prey interactions, and mortality from bycatch.The Biology of Sea Turtles, Volume III will inspire scientists and students to explore and expand their understanding of these intriguing animals. The book provides clear baseline summaries, thoughtful syntheses, and effective presentation of the most fundamental topics spanning form and function, health, distributions, behavior, genetics, evolution, and ecology. Its scope and depth make it the definitive go-to reference in the field.
  • Biology of Sea Turtles: Volume II

    By Peter L. Lutz

    Our Price: $120.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780849311239
    • Publisher: CRC PRESS INC
    • Published: December 2002
    Focusing on the practical aspects of biology that relate to sea turtle management and to changes in marine and coastal ecosystems, this volume contains 16 contributions written by marine biologists, fish conservationists, wildlife specialists, geographers, sea turtle researchers, and others. Topics include the sensory biology of sea turtles; critical approaches to sex determination; ontogeny of marine turtle gonads; adult migration and habitat use; sea turtle population ecology; contemporary culture, use, and conservation of sea turtles; fisheries-related mortality and turtle excluder devices; social and economic aspects of sea turtle conservation; and sea turtle husbandry. Annotation (c) Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
  • Bird Nests and Construction Behaviour

    By Michael H. Hansell

    Our Price: $144.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780521460385
    • Publisher: Cambridge Univ Pr
    • Published: November 2000
  • Birds, Scythes & Combines: A History of Birds & Agricultural Change

    By Michael Shrubb

    Our Price: $124.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780521814638
    • Publisher: CAMBRIDGE UP
    • Published: August 2003
    A history of birds and agricultural change in Britain from 1750.

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