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The Handbook of Developmental Science, Behavior, and Genetics brings together the cutting-edge theory, research and methodology that contribute to our current scientific understanding of the role of genetics in the developmental system. Editor(s): Hood, Kathryn E.; Halpern, Carolyn Tucker; Greenberg, Gary; Lerner, Richard M. Num Pages: 776 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: JM; PSAK; PSVP. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 247 x 176 x 45. Weight in Grams: 1472.
Publication date
2010
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
776
Condition
New
SKU
V9781405187824
ISBN
9781405187824
Condition: New

€ 77.63

Paperback. An introduction to bioethics. It examines a comprehensive range of ethical questions and covers such topics as moral decision making, abortion, euthanasia and assisted suicide, life-sustaining technologies, organ transplantation, reproductive technologies, and the allocation of health care resources. Editor(s): Howell, Joseph H.; Sale, William Frederick. Series: Hastings Center Studies in Ethics Series. Num Pages: 616 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: MBDC; PSAD. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 229 x 152 x 30. Weight in Grams: 817.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2000
Publisher
Georgetown University Press United States
Edition
2 Rev ed
Number of pages
616
Condition
New
SKU
V9780878407576
ISBN
9780878407576
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 74.47

hardcover. A compendium of tropical, sub-tropical and temperate fruit and nut science. It combines the knowledge of over 100 international experts, providing the definitive resource on fruit and nuts. It includes coverage of palms, cacti, and vegetable fruits. Editor(s): Janick, J.; Paull, Robert E. Num Pages: 800 pages, Illustrations, maps. BIC Classification: GBC; PST; TVS. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 281 x 224 x 44. Weight in Grams: 2985.
Format
Hardback
Publisher
CABI Publishing United Kingdom
Number of pages
800
Condition
New
Publication date
2008
Edition
Illustrated
SKU
V9780851996387
ISBN
9780851996387
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 325.28

"A celebration of the long shelf life and intellectual breadth of this journal, along with the rich history of parasitology, especially as manifest by American parasitologists and their colleagues from around the world"-- Editor(s): Janovy, John; Esch, Gerald. Num Pages: 368 pages. BIC Classification: MMFP; PSGH. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 246 x 189. .
Publication date
2016
Publisher
John Wiley & Sons Inc United States
Number of pages
376
Condition
New
SKU
V9781118884768
ISBN
9781118884768
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 115.04

Paperback. Offers a comprehensive collection of the critical public documents in biomedical ethics. Covering the period from 1947 to 1995, this volume brings together core legislative documents, court briefs, and reports by professional organizations, public bodies, and governments around the world. Editor(s): Jonsen, Albert R.; Veatch, Robert M.; Walters, Leroy. Num Pages: 640 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: MBDC; PSAD. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 280 x 216 x 29. Weight in Grams: 1203.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1999
Publisher
Georgetown University Press United States
Number of pages
640
Condition
New
SKU
V9780878406852
ISBN
9780878406852
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 76.18

hardcover. Provides an overview of the molecular mechanisms associated with flowering. This book explores three main themes: the external and internal regulation of flowering, floral development, and fertilisation and gametophyte development, and also includes chapters on the evolution of flowers, floral senescence and apomixis. Editor(s): Jordon, B. R. (Lincoln University, New Zealand). Num Pages: 418 pages, Illustrations (some col.). BIC Classification: PSAK; PSD; PSTL. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 244 x 172 x 27. Weight in Grams: 1052.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2006
Publisher
CABI Publishing United Kingdom
Edition
2nd Edition
Number of pages
418
Condition
New
SKU
V9781845930424
ISBN
9781845930424
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 151.11

Detailed information on over 90 weed species that have been targeted for biological control. Editor(s): Julien, Mic; McFadyen, Rachel; Cullen, Jim. Num Pages: 648 pages, colour illustrations, black & white tables, maps, figures. BIC Classification: 1MBF; PSTS; RNF; TVP. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 270 x 210 x 41. Weight in Grams: 2340.
Publication date
2012
Publisher
CSIRO Publishing Australia
Number of pages
648
Condition
New
SKU
V9780643099937
ISBN
9780643099937
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 170.23
€ 156.35

Editor(s): Kalueff, Allan V.; Porte, Justin L. Num Pages: 185 pages, tables & charts. BIC Classification: PSAN. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 261 x 186 x 16. Weight in Grams: 622.
Publication date
2009
Publisher
Nova Science Publishers Inc United States
Number of pages
185
Condition
New
SKU
V9781606920220
ISBN
9781606920220
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 115.04
€ 79.42

Hardback. This book provides a review, written by international forest scientists, of what is known about the impact of elevated CO2 and other greenhouse gases, on forest ecosystems. Editor(s): Karnosky, D.F.; etc.; Ceulemans, R. (University of Antwerp, Belgium); Scarascia-Mugnozza, G. (University of Tuscia, Italy); Innes, J.L. (University of British Columbia, Canada). Series: IUFRO Research S. Num Pages: 352 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: PSAF; RNPG; TVR. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 234 x 156 x 26. Weight in Grams: 862.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2001
Publisher
CABI Publishing United Kingdom
Number of pages
352
Condition
New
SKU
V9780851995519
ISBN
9780851995519
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 276.21

Paperback. Features major issues and topics in cognitive neuroscience, including the role of strategies in motor learning; efficient coding and the neural representation of value; the emotion paradox in the aging brain; perceptual foundations of bilingual acquisition in infancy; understanding disgust; and more. Editor(s): Kingstone, Alan; Miller, Michael B. Series: Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences. Num Pages: 252 pages, Illustrations (some col.). BIC Classification: GTR; PSAN. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 253 x 179 x 5. Weight in Grams: 228.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Publisher
New York Academy of Sciences United States
Number of pages
252
Condition
New
SKU
V9781573318655
ISBN
9781573318655
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 146.92

paperback. A collection of articles, essays, speeches and testimony, chronicling the start of America's national debate on genetics. It begins with selections from Aldous Huxley and C.S. Lewis, then looks to the future, moving on to the questions surrounding the debate over human cloning and stem cells. Editor(s): Kristol, William; Cohen, Eric. Num Pages: 384 pages, bibliog , index. BIC Classification: 1KBB; JFM; MBDC; PDZ; PSAK; TCBG. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 226 x 160 x 22. Weight in Grams: 499.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2002
Publisher
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers United States
Number of pages
384
Condition
New
SKU
V9780742521964
ISBN
9780742521964
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 29.99
€ 26.21

Hardback. Guide to Foodborne Pathogens covers pathogens bacteria, viruses, and parasites that are most commonly responsible for foodborne illness. Editor(s): Labbe, Ronald G.; Garcia, Santos. Num Pages: 484 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: MMGT; PSTP; TDCT. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 253 x 178 x 27. Weight in Grams: 1094.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2013
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons Ltd United States
Edition
2 Rev ed
Number of pages
484
Condition
New
SKU
V9780470671429
ISBN
9780470671429
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 242.72

Considers the challenges facing insect populations in aquatic environments and how they have adapted to achieve such prominence in virtually all habitats. Editor(s): Lancaster, Jill; Briers, Rob A.; Macadam, C. Num Pages: 336 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: PSVT7. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 251 x 171 x 31. Weight in Grams: 920.
Publication date
2008
Publisher
CABI Publishing United Kingdom
Number of pages
336
Condition
New
SKU
V9781845933968
ISBN
9781845933968
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 252.12

hardcover. Editor(s): Landes, Joan B.; Lee, Paula Young; Youngquist, Paul. Num Pages: 250 pages, black & white illustrations, colour illustrations, black & white halftones, colour illust. BIC Classification: JFFZ; PSV. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 229 x 178 x 23. Weight in Grams: 984.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2012
Publisher
Pennsylvania State University Press United States
Number of pages
250
Condition
New
SKU
V9780271054018
ISBN
9780271054018
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 55.12
€ 47.36

hardcover. Editor(s): Lawrence, Rubina; Thomas, George; Jeyakumar, Ebenezer. Num Pages: 422 pages. BIC Classification: PSG. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 246 x 190 x 29. Weight in Grams: 952.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2014
Publisher
Narosa Publishing House India
Number of pages
422
Condition
New
SKU
V9788184872491
ISBN
9788184872491
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 84.86

hardcover. This text presents edited key papers from the International Symposium on Grassland Ecophyisiology and Grazing Ecology held in Curitiba, Brazil in August 1999. It considers how plants within grasslands respond to and are adapted to grazing animals. Editor(s): Lemaire, G.; etc.; Hodgson, J. (Massey University, New Zealand); Moraes, A. (UFRGS, Brazil); Cavarho, P. (UFRGS, Brazil); Nabinger, C. (UFRGS, Brazil). Num Pages: 432 pages, Illustrations, maps. BIC Classification: PSAF; PSTD; PSTS; PSV; RGBC; TV. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 234 x 156 x 30. Weight in Grams: 907.
Format
Hardback
Publisher
CABI Publishing United Kingdom
Number of pages
432
Condition
New
Publication date
2000
Edition
Illustrated
SKU
V9780851994529
ISBN
9780851994529
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 166.30

hardcover. Examining mycotoxins and their impact from a public health viewpoint, this book provides an overview and introduction to the subject and examines the health, trade and legislation issues involved. It also discusses the management of mycotoxins and the global problems caused by them. Editor(s): Leslie, J.; Bandyopadhyay, R; Visconti, A. Num Pages: 480 pages, Illustrations, maps. BIC Classification: MBN; PSQ. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 241 x 175 x 33. Weight in Grams: 1247.
Format
Hardback
Publisher
CABI Publishing United Kingdom
Number of pages
480
Condition
New
Publication date
2008
Edition
Illustrated
SKU
V9781845930820
ISBN
9781845930820
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 166.30

hardcover. This text contains chapters adapted from the Third International Workshop on Frugivores and Seed Dispersal held in August 2000 in Rio Quente, Brazil. Editor(s): Levey, D.; Silva, W.; Galetti, M. Num Pages: 544 pages, Illustrations, maps. BIC Classification: PSTL; PSTS; PSVS; TVB; TVK. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 244 x 172 x 36. Weight in Grams: 1088.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2002
Publisher
CABI Publishing United Kingdom
Number of pages
544
Condition
New
Edition
Illustrated
SKU
V9780851995250
ISBN
9780851995250
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 173.54

This book provides the fundamentals, recent developments, and future research needs for critical mercury transformation and transport processes, as well as the experimental methods that have been employed in recent studies. Editor(s): Liu, Guangliang; Cai, Yong; O'Driscoll, Nelson. Num Pages: 600 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: PSBT; TQ. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 242 x 163 x 37. Weight in Grams: 970.
Publication date
2012
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons Ltd United States
Number of pages
600
Condition
New
SKU
V9780470578728
ISBN
9780470578728
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 166.07

hardcover. Emphasizes aspects of biology that relate to sea turtle management and to changes in marine and coastal ecosystems. This book contains topics including the interactions of humans and sea turtles. It also presents an introduction to sea turtle anatomy, sensory and reproductive biology, sea turtle habitat use and ecology, and stress and health. Editor(s): Lutz, Peter L.; Musick, John A. Series: CRC Marine Biology. Num Pages: 472 pages, 91 black & white illustrations, 4 colour illustrations. BIC Classification: PSPM; PSVW3; PSVW5. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 234 x 156 x 31. Weight in Grams: 793.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2002
Publisher
Taylor & Francis Inc United States
Number of pages
472
Condition
New
Edition
1st Edition
SKU
V9780849311239
ISBN
9780849311239
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 221.10

Following the much acclaimed success of the first volume of Key Topics in Conservation Biology, this entirely new second volume addresses an innovative array of key topics in contemporary conservation biology. Editor(s): Macdonald, David W.; Willis, Professor Katherine J. Num Pages: 528 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: PSAF; RNCB; RNK. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 250 x 194 x 27. Weight in Grams: 1186.
Publication date
2013
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons Ltd United States
Number of pages
528
Condition
New
SKU
V9780470658765
ISBN
9780470658765
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 172.61

paperback. Offers a timely discussion of the global perspectives on archaeobotany and the rich harvest of knowledge it yields. Contributors examine the importance of plants to human culture over time and geographic regions and what it teaches of humans, their culture, and their landscapes. Editor(s): Madella, Marco; Lancelotti, Carla; Savard, Manon. Num Pages: 328 pages, 53 figures, 27 tables. BIC Classification: HDP; JHM; PST. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 229 x 152 x 18. Weight in Grams: 454.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Publisher
University of Arizona Press United States
Number of pages
328
Condition
New
Edition
1st Edition
SKU
V9780816533602
ISBN
9780816533602
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 49.99
€ 41.72

hardcover. The need for questioning the ways in which technology is used in sports is the subject of this volume. Much of the focus is on the ethical implications of allowing genetic manipulation of human beings and the impact this could have on sport in general. Editor(s): Maih, A.; Eassom, Simon Bruce. Series: Research in Philosophy & Technology. Num Pages: 484 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: HPQ; PDR; PSX; TCBG; WSD. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 243 x 162 x 40. Weight in Grams: 851.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2002
Publisher
Emerald Group Publishing Limited United States
Number of pages
484
Condition
New
SKU
V9780762308804
ISBN
9780762308804
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 142.83

An encyclopaedic reference to the science and history of flight. It covers the natural flight of animals and insects as well as the man-made flight of aviation and the social issues that accompany it. Editor(s): Marchman, James, III. Num Pages: 1016 pages, charts, tables, maps, photos, line drawings, glossary, bibliog. BIC Classification: GBC; PSVD; TBX; TRP; WGM. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 230 x 203 x 76. Weight in Grams: 2971.
Publication date
2002
Publisher
Salem Press Inc United States
Number of pages
1016
Condition
New
SKU
V9781587650468
ISBN
9781587650468
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 396.81
€ 357.81

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