Designed for juniors and seniors, this one-semester laboratory manual is based on mathematical statistics. This new edition provides a wide range of topics for investigation. Author George Cox begins with exercises covering library research, designing an ecological study, and other introductory concepts. He then proceeds to an examination of specific types of measurement and an analysis of various aspects of ecology. Many of these laboratories are tied to current, commercially-available computer programs and software packages.
An introduction to key concepts in the field of biology, covering such topics as the cell, evolution, comparative animal biology, and behavioral ecology. Includes chapter summaries, key terms, and review questions.
Designed for an undergraduate course in Drawing I, Drawing Concepts, or Creative Drawing, Smagula's Creative Drawing emphasizes critical thinking in conjunction with fundamental techniques to achieve practical results.
Clashing Views on Controversial Environmental Issues
This debate-style reader is designed to introduce students to controversies in environmental policy and science. The readings, which represent the arguments of leading environmentalists, scientists, and policymakers, reflect a variety of viewpoints and are staged as "pro" and "con" debates. Issues are organized around four core areas: general philosophical and political issues, the environment and technology, disposing of wastes, and the environment and the future.
This text is developed for the first course in Farm Management, typically taken by a junior/senior level student. Designed to introduce students to the key concepts on how to effectively manage a farm business, the eighth edition provides students with the basic information needed to measure management performance, financial progress, and the financial condition of the farm business.
A parasitology text for biology and/or zoology students at the undergraduate level. Emphasizes principles with related information on the biology, physiology, morphology, and ecology of the major parasites of humans and domestic animals. This is not a diagnostic manual for medical students.