Author: F. Harvey Pough,Christine M. Janis,John B. Heiser
Publisher: Pearson Higher Ed
This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. For courses in Vertebrate Zoology, Vertebrate Biology Function, and Paleontology Widely praised for its comprehensive coverage and exceptionally clear writing style, this best-selling text explores how the anatomy, physiology, ecology, and behavior of animals interact to produce organisms that function effectively in their environments and how lineages of organisms change through evolutionary time. The Ninth Edition features dozens of new figures and photos, updated information from molecular data and evolutionary development, and expanded discussions on global climate change, extinction, and conservation.
Author: F. Harvey Pough,Christine M. Janis
Publisher: Sinauer Associates, Incorporated
Widely praised for its comprehensive coverage and clear writing style, this best-selling text explores how the anatomy, physiology, ecology, and behaviour of animals interact to produce organisms that function effectively in their environments and how lineages of organisms change throughevolutionary time.
Author: F. Harvey Pough,Christine Marie Janis,John B. Heiser
Publisher: Benjamin Cummings
Praised for its comprehensive coverage and clear writing style, this textbook explores how the anatomy, physiology, ecology, and behaviour of animals interact to produce organisms that function effectively in their environments and how lineages of organisms change through evolutionary time.
Author: Donald W. Linzey
Publisher: JHU Press
This single-authored text, now in its second edition, offers a cohesive, detailed presentation suitable for a college-level course. Linzey (biology, Wytheville Community College has thoroughly updated this comprehensive survey. Coverage includes systematic and evolution; zoogeography, ecology, morphology, and reproduction; early chordates; fish, amphibians, reptiles, and mammals; population dynamics; movement and migration; behavior; and extinction processes, among other topics. Illustrations are in black & white. A glossary and an extensive bibliography are included.
Author: George C. Kent,Robert K. Carr
Deemed a classic for its reading level and high-quality illustrations, this respected text is ideal for your one-semester Comparative Anatomy course. For the ninth edition, George Kent is joined by new co-author Bob Carr. The emphasis is on biological, physical, and evolutionary aspects of anatomy with a system-by-system progression. Taxonomy (names) and phylogeny (evolutionary relationships) have been updated throughout, and learning aids include: links to the Internet, critical thinking questions, chapter outlines, boldface key terms, chapter summaries, and suggested readings.
An Experimental Field Approach
Author: Nelson G. Hairston
Publisher: CUP Archive
This is a major new textbook that is intended to lead students away from purely descriptive zoology courses into an experimental approach that emphasizes asking and answering questions about nature. The book gives a panoramic view of vertebrate life, classification, ecology and behaviour. Section I of the book describes the major groups of vertebrates and their origins. The second section covers classification and its methodology. Section III describes the ecology of vertebrates from two standpoints: how individuals cope with environmental extremes, and principles of population and community ecology as illustrated by experiments carried out in the field. Section IV describes the geographic distribution of vertebrates. The fifth section discusses migration. Vertebrate behaviour is the subject of the final section and covers observations and the theories and experiments they have inspired.
Author: Nessar Ahmed,Maureen Dawson,Chris Smith,Ed Wood
Publisher: Garland Science
Biology of Disease describes the biology of many of the human disorders and disease that are encountered in a clinical setting. It is designed for first and second year students in biomedical science programs and will also be a highly effective reference for health science professionals as well as being valuable to students beginning medical school. Real cases are used to illustrate the importance of biology in understanding the causes of diseases, as well as in diagnosis and therapy.
Third International Student Edition
Author: Lee Alan Dugatkin
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
Principles of Animal Behavior has long been considered the most current and engaging introduction to animal behavior. The Third Edition is now also the most comprehensive and balanced in its approach to the theoretical framework behind how biologists study behavior.
Guide and Atlas of Descriptive and Experimental Development
Author: Gary C. Schoenwolf
Publisher: Benjamin-Cummings Publishing Company
With a new chapter on zebrafish embryos and thoroughly updated terminology, Laboratory Studies is the most comprehensive book/laboratory guide available in the field of developmental biology and embryology, and it allows readers to study material independently–without the need for supplemental materials. It features broad coverage (sea urchin, frog, chick, mouse, pig, and zebrafish–all popular educational and research models) and is the only guide to provide detailed descriptions of a wide-range of developing stages. Sea Urchin Embryos, Zebrafish Embryos, Frog Embryos, Chick Embryos, Mouse Embryos, Pig Embryos ,Hands-On Studies. Intended for those interested in laboratory studies of vertebrate and invertebrate embryos
A Laboratory Manual
Author: Gerardo De Iuliis,Gerald DeIuliis,Dino Pulera
The Dissection of Vertebrates covers several vertebrates commonly used in providing a transitional sequence in morphology. With illustrations on seven vertebrates – lamprey, shark, perch, mudpuppy, frog, cat, pigeon – this is the first book of its kind to include high-quality, digitally rendered illustrations. This book received the Award of Excellence in an Illustrated Medical Book from the Association of Medical Illustrators. It is organized by individual organism to facilitate classroom presentation. This illustrated, full-color primary dissection manual is ideal for use by students or practitioners working with vertebrate anatomy. This book is also recommended for researchers in vertebrate and functional morphology and comparative anatomy. The result of this exceptional work offers the most comprehensive treatment than has ever before been available. * Received the Award of Excellence in an Illustrated Medical Book from the Association of Medical Illustrators * Expertly rendered award-winning illustrations accompany the detailed, clear dissection direction * Organized by individual organism to facilitate classroom presentation * Offers coverage of a wide range of vertebrates * Full-color, strong pedagogical aids in a convenient lay-flat presentation
Author: Libbie Henrietta Hyman
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
The purpose of this book, now in its third edition, is to introduce the morphology of vertebrates in a context that emphasizes a comparison of structire and of the function of structural units. The comparative method involves the analysis of the history of structure in both developmental and evolutionary frameworks. The nature of adaptation is the key to this analysis. Adaptation of a species to its environment, as revealed by its structure, function, and reproductive success, is the product of mutation and natural selection–the process of evolution. The evolution of structure and function, then, is the theme of this book which presents, system by system, the evolution of structure and function of vertebrates. Each chapter presents the major evolutionary trends of an organ system, with instructions for laboratory exploration of these trends included so the student can integrate concept with example.
Manual of Vertebrate Dissection
Author: Dale W. Fishbeck,Aurora Sebastiani
Publisher: Morton Publishing Company
This full-color manual is a unique guide for students conducting the comparative study of representative vertebrate animals. It is appropriate for courses in comparative anatomy, vertebrate zoology, or any course in which the featured vertebrates are studied.
Author: Fred H. Wilt,Sarah Hake
Publisher: W. W. Norton
Fred Wilt and Sarah Hake's Principles of Developmental Biology is a modern new text for the undergraduate course in developmental biology, informed by the molecular and cell biology revolutions that have changed the field over the last fifteen years. Designed for the one-semester undergraduate course, Principles of Developmental Biology stresses fundamental concepts, a select number of instructive experiments and cases, and contemporary research in its historical context.
Author: Jan A. Pechenik
Publisher: Longman Publishing Group
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
NOTE: You are purchasing a standalone product; MyWritingLab(tm) does not come packaged with this content. If you would like to purchase both the physical text and MyWritingLab, search for ISBN -10: 0133969894 / ISBN-13: 9780133969894 . That package includes ISBN -10: 0321984250 / ISBN-13: 9780321984258 and ISBN -10: 0133933296 / ISBN-13: 9780133933291. MyWritingLab should only be purchased when required by an instructor. For courses in Writing Across the Curriculum or Writing About Biology. Developing the tools to effectively write about biology Teaching biology and strong writing skills simultaneously is a challenge, especially when students exhibit a range of abilities. The Ninth Edition of A Short Guide to Writing about Biology provides tools to strengthen student writing and reinforce critical thinking. Written by a prominent biologist, this best-selling guide teaches students to express ideas clearly and concisely. It emphasizes writing as a way of examining, evaluating, and refining ideas: students learn to read critically, study, evaluate and report data, and communicate with clarity. Using a narrative style, the text is its own example of good analytical writing. In this new edition, students learn how to avoid plagiarism (Ch 1 and 3), read and interpret data (Ch 3, 4 and 9), prepare effective Materials and Methods sections in research reports and more (Ch 9), and prepare manuscripts for submission (Ch 9). The text also provides advice on locating useful sources (Ch 2), maintaining laboratory and field notebooks (Ch 9), communicating with different audiences (Ch 6 and 10), and crafting research proposals (Ch 10), poster presentations (Ch 11), and letters of application (Ch 12). Also available with MyWritingLab(tm) This title is also available with MyWritingLab -- an online homework, tutorial, and assessment program that provides engaging experiences for teaching and learning. Flexible and easily customizable, MyWritingLab helps improve students' writing through context-based learning. Whether through self-study or instructor-led learning, MyWritingLab supports and complements course work.
with Keys to Families of the World, Third Edition
Author: Robert E. Martin,Ronald H. Pine,Anthony F. DeBlase
Publisher: Waveland Press
Refined in detail through three editions, the manuals outstanding features include: an explanation of keys and how to use them; the inclusion of keys designed to identify by order or family extant mammals of the world; special sections containing comments and suggestions on identification; information on working with map coordinates and global positioning receivers; coverage of the use of computer programs to get estimates of home-range size and characteristics; and ideas for locating reliable, authoritative literature on mammals. A section on techniques for studying mammals in the field and in the laboratory rounds out this student-friendly learning tool. Beautifully wrought illustrations and diagrams accurately portray visual details of mammal groups or characteristics that are unavailable to study in person. Moreover, well-designed laboratory exercises provide opportunities to apply knowledge and master understanding.
Author: William S. Klug,Michael R. Cummings,Charlotte A. Spencer,Michael A. Palladino
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