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Physiological Aspects of Digestion and Metabolism in Ruminants: Proceedings of the Seventh International Symposium on Ruminant Physiology

by T. Tsuda, Y. Sasaki & R. Kawashima

This volume is comprised of invited papers presented at the Seventh International Symposium on Ruminant Physiology, held in Sendai, Japan, in September 1989. Papers are invited on the recommendations of 300...


Endocrine Disrupters

by Gerald Litwack

First published in 1943, Vitamins and Hormones is the longest-running serial published by Academic Press.

The Series provides up-to-date information on vitamin and hormone research spanning data from molecular...


The Amazing Monarch: The Secret Wintering Grounds of an Endangered Butterfly

by Windle Turley

In The Amazing Monarch, author and photographer Windle Turley chronicles the lifecycle of the monarch butterfly. Replete with page after page of full-color photographs, the book shows the monarch's rarely captured...


Social Predation: How group living benefits predators and prey

by Guy Beauchamp

The classic literature on predation dealt almost exclusively with solitary predators and their prey. Going back to Lotka-Volterra and optimal foraging theory, the theory about predation, including predator-prey...


The Guide to Investigation of Mouse Pregnancy

by B. Anne Croy, Aureo T. Yamada & Francesco J. DeMayo

The Guide to Investigation of Mouse Pregnancy is the first publication to cover the mouse placenta or the angiogenic tree the mother develops to support the placenta. This much-needed resource covers monitoring...


Birdology

by Sy Montgomery

Meet the ladies: a flock of smart, affectionate, highly individualistic chickens who visit their favorite neighbors, devise different ways to hide from foxes, and mob the author like she’s a rock star. In...


Fish Physiology: Organic Chemical Toxicology of Fishes

by Keith B. Tierney, Anthony P. Farrell & Colin J. Brauner

Fish Physiology: Organic Chemical Toxicology of Fishes discusses the different types of organic chemical contaminants and their respective toxic effects in fish. The book also covers the detection of dissolved...


A New Zealand Book of Beasts: Animals in Our Culture, History and Everday Life

by Annie Potts, Philip Armstrong & Deidre Brown

Touching on indigenous Maori relationships with the now-extinct, flightless moa; the attitudes of Pakeha, or European, settlers toward sheep; the iconography of whales and dolphins; the problems of pest-control;...


The Jehol Fossils: The Emergence of Feathered Dinosaurs, Beaked Birds and Flowering Plants

by Pei-ji Chen, Yuan Wang & Yuan-qing Wang

No other single volume reference to the Jehol site and its fossils exists and nowhere is there such a collection of fine photos of the fossils concerned. This book has pieced together the most up-to-date information...


Dinosaur Imagery: The Science of Lost Worlds and Jurassic Art:  The Lanzendorf Collection

by John J. Lanzendorf

The art of natural history is often both compelling and emotive, as well as emblematic of society's view of the world. This art reflects the messages that scientists hope to send to a general audience as a part...


Sperm Competition and Sexual Selection

by Tim R. Birkhead & Anders Pape Møller

Sperm Competition and Sexual Selection presents the intricate ways in which sperm compete to fertilize eggs and how this has prompted reinterpretations of breeding behavior. This book provides a theoretical...


Avian Immunology

by Karel A. Schat, Bernd Kaspers & Pete Kaiser

The second edition of Avian Immunology provides an up-to-date overview of the current knowledge of avian immunology. From the ontogeny of the avian immune system to practical application in vaccinology, the...


Insect Resistance Management: Biology, Economics, and Prediction

by David W. Onstad

Neither pest management nor resistance management can occur with only an understanding of pest biology. For years, entomologists have understood, with their use of economic thresholds, that at least a minimal...


Sea Urchins: Biology and Ecology

by John M. Lawrence

This fully revised and expanded edition of Sea Urchins provides a wide-ranging understanding of the biology and ecology of this key component of the world's oceans. Coverage includes reproduction, metabolism,...


Vertebrate Endocrinology

by David O. Norris & James A. Carr

Vertebrate Endocrinology represents more than just a treatment of the endocrine system-it integrates hormones with other chemical bioregulatory agents not classically included with the endocrine system. It provides...


Sexual Selection: Perspectives and Models from the Neotropics

by Regina H. Macedo & Glauco Machado

Sexual Selection: Perspectives and Models from the Neotropics presents new sexual selection research based upon neotropical species. As neotropical regions are destroyed at an alarming rate, with an estimated...


Mass Production of Beneficial Organisms: Invertebrates and Entomopathogens

by Juan A. Morales-Ramos, M. Guadalupe Rojas & David I. Shapiro-Ilan

Mass Production of Beneficial Organisms: Invertebrates and Entomopathogens is an essential reference and teaching tool for researchers in developed and developing countries working to produce "natural enemies"...


Fish Physiology: Muscle Development and Growth

by William S. Hoar, Anthony P. Farrell & Ian A. Johnston

With the advent of zebrafish as a model system, the development and growth of muscle in fish has become an ever more important process. This volume, in the continuing Fish Physiology series, focuses attention...


The Biology and Management of Lobsters: Ecology and Management

by J. Stanley Cobb & Bruce F. Phillips

This two-volume work presents a summary and review of the current state of lobster biology, ecology, physiology, behavior, and management. It emphasizes the biology of clawed lobsters (Nephropidae) and spiny...


Horse Feeding and Nutrition

by Tony J. Cunha

This is the second edition of Horse Feeding and Nutrition which was originally published in 1980. It provides the latest information available for those interested in the feeding and nutrition of horses. This...