Stokes Guide to Nature in Winter

Discover the amazing beauty and diversity of nature in winter. Packed with fascinating information about plants, animals, and natural phenomena that can be observed throughout the Northeast and North Central regions of North America in winter, the Stokes Guide to Nature in Winter will lead you to-and help you appreciate and understand-the natural wonders of the season. The subjects covered include: Winter weeds and wildflowers Winter...

From Genes to Genomes: Concepts and Applications of DNA Technology

Rapid advances in our understanding of genetics have required that new books contain topics such as the concept and theory of gene cloning, transgenics, genomics, and various other coverage of traditional and contemporary subjects. Although there is an abundance of textbooks that cover introductory genetics and advanced courses in genetics, there is a noticeable gap at the intermediate (second year) level. In the past gene structure,...

Recent Advances in Biochemistry

Advances in biochemistry directly influence medicine and the field of human health. The field of biochemistry is constantly changing with new discoveries being made all the time. This new book covers a range of advances in the field of biochemistry, including new research techniques and methods, a classification system, new research, and more.

Ras Signaling

Featuring experimental approaches that shed light on the complexity of Ras GTPase biological functions, Ras Signaling: Methods and Protocols contains general overviews and detailed applications of both well-established and recently developed research techniques, including biochemical, biophysical, molecular biology, genetic and behavioral approaches, advanced high resolution fluorescence and electron microscopy imaging and “omics” te...

Fundamentals of Turfgrass Management, Fifth Edition

The classic turfgrass management handbook, updated with new developments in the field Fundamentals of Turfgrass Management is the bestselling guide with expert coverage of basic turfgrass science and all aspects of practical care. Now in its fifth edition, this industry favorite offers the latest information on growth, nutrition, herbicides, insecticides, and fungicides, as well as new chapters discussing shade stress and light requi...

Forest Entomology: A Global Perspective

Insects are the most abundant and diverse organisms that inhabit our planet and are found in all the world’s forest ecosystems.  Many feed and/or breed on parts of trees.  Some perform important functions, such as pollination or break-down of dead vegetation.  Others weaken, deform or kill trees, and compete with humans for the many goods and services that trees and forests provide.  Forest Entomology: A Global Perspective examines f...

Investigations in Yeast Functional Genomics and Molecular Biology

This book examines conserved pathways mediating cell cycle progression and cell polarity establishment. It includes examples of yeast, regulatory circuits, and feedback regulation, with emphasis on system-wide approaches. It also covers protein interaction networks and trait locus analysis and presents methods and challenges in comparative genomics analysis and evolutionary genetics.

Cell Membrane Nanodomains: From Biochemistry to Nanoscopy

Cell Membrane Nanodomains: From Biochemistry to Nanoscopy describes recent advances in our understanding of membrane organization, with a particular focus on the cutting-edge imaging techniques that are making these new discoveries possible. With contributions from pioneers in the field, the book explores areas where the application of these novel techniques reveals new concepts in biology. It assembles a collection of works where th...

Protected Areas: Are They Safeguarding Biodiversity?

Protected areas spearhead our response to the rapidly accelerating biodiversity crisis. However, while the number of protected areas has been growing rapidly over the past 20 years, the extent to which the world’s protected areas are effectively conserving species, ecosystems, and ecosystem services is poorly understood. Highlights new techniques for better management and monitoring of protected areas Sets guidelines for the decision...