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Format Type:Ebook
Author:Peter H. Raven, George B. Johnson, Susan R. Singer, Jonathan B. Losos
Publisher:McGraw-Hill Science/Engineering/Math
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Number of Pages:1250
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Biology by Peter H. Raven, George B. Johnson, Susan R. Singer, Jonathan B. Losos

PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC Biology With evolution as a unifying theme this textbook emphasises on natural selection and the evolutionary process that explains biodiversity


With evolution as a unifying theme this textbook emphasises on natural selection and the evolutionary process that explains biodiversity

Biology of Plants

p Long acclaimed as the definitive introductory botany text for majors br i Biology of Plants i is especially known for its comprehensive coverage and its magnificent art program The new edition offers a wealth of new information especially in the areas of taxonomy genomics plant hormones and Arabidopsis research p

Biology [with ConnectPlus Biology with LearnSmart Access Code]

p Committed to Excellence This edition continues the evolution of Raven amp Johnson s i Biology i The author team is committed to continually improving the text i keeping the student and learning foremost i We have integrated new pedagogical features to guide the student through the learning process This latest edition of the text maintains the clear accessible and engaging writing style of past editions with the solid framework of pedagogy that highlights an emphasis on evolution and scientific inquiry that have made this a leading textbook for students majoring in biology This emphasis on the organizing power of evolution is combined with an integration of the importance of cellular molecular biology and genomics to offer our readers a text that is student friendly and current p p Our author team is committed to producing the best possible text for both student and faculty The lead author Kenneth Mason i University of Iowa i has taught majors biology at three different major public universities for more than fifteen years Jonathan Losos i Harvard University i is at the cutting edge of evolutionary biology research and Susan Singer i Carleton College i has been involved in science education policy issues on a national level p

Understanding Biology

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Environment [With World Population Data Sheet]

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Native Shrubs of Southern California

p Southern California with its valleys high mountains and deserts is exceptionally rich in native shrubs Within this richly diversified area grow approximately kinds of shrubs and the great majority of them are mentioned in this book which includes both color and black and white illustrations p

Predicting Species Occurrences: Issues of Accuracy and Scale

Predictions about where different species are where they are not and how they move across a landscape or respond to human activities if timber is harvested for instance or stream flow altered are important aspects of the work of wildlife biologists land managers and the agencies and policymakers that govern natural resources Despite the increased use and importance of model predictions these predictions are seldom tested and have unknown levels of accuracy Predicting Species Occurrences addresses those concerns highlighting for managers and researchers the strengths and weaknesses of current approaches as well as the magnitude of the research required to improve or test predictions of currently used models The book is an outgrowth of an international symposium held in October that brought together scientists and researchers at the forefront of efforts to process information about species at different spatial and temporal scales It is a comprehensive reference that offers an exhaustive treatment of the subject with chapters by leading experts from around the world that review the history of the theory and practice of modeling and present a standard terminology examine temporal and spatial scales in terms of their influence on patterns and processes of species distribution offer detailed discussions of state of the art modeling tools and descriptions of methods for assessing model accuracy discuss how to predict species presence and abundance present examples of how spatially explicit data on demographics can provide important information for managers An introductory chapter by Michael A Huston examines the ecological context in which predictions of speciesoccurrences are made and a concluding chapter by John A Wiens offers an insightful review and synthesis of the topics examined along with guidance for future directions and cautions regarding misuse of models Other contributors include Michael P Austin Barry R Noon Alan H Fielding Michael Goodchild Brian A Maurer John T Rotenberry Paul Angermeier Pierre R Vernier and more than a hundred others Predicting Species Occurrences offers important new information about many of the topics raised in the seminal volume Wildlife University of Wisconsin Press and will be the standard reference on this subject for years to come Its state of the art assessment will play a key role in guiding the continued development and application of tools for making accurate predictions and is an indispensable volume for anyone engaged in species management or conservation


Environment Ninth Edition weaves the central themes of Systems and Sustainability throughout the text to help students understand the connection between the core concepts of Environmental Science and their daily lives The th edition features a rich collection of current case studies and in text examples highlighting local and regional issues which provide students with the science and tools to understand apply and think critically about environmental science In addition to the text the integrated learning design of WileyPLUS Learning Space incorporates a wealth of resources animations videos podcasts and interactive exercises It also provides instructors a powerful tools to assess individual students progresses well as the class as a whole WileyPLUS sold separately from text

Origin and Relationships of the California Flora

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Plant and Animal Biology Units 6 and 7

BIOLOGY is an authoritative majors textbook focusing on evolution as a unifying theme Volume I covers Chemistry Cell Biology and Genetics Volume II covers Plant and Animal Biology and Volume III covers Evolution Diversity and Ecology br br BIOLOGY is distinguished from other texts by its strong emphasis on natural selection and the evolutionary process that explains biodiversity The new th edition continues that tradition and advances into modern biology by featuring the latest in cutting edge content reflective of the rapid advances in biology That same modern perspective was brought into the completely new art program offering readers a dynamic realistic and accurate visual program

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