Animal Behavior Desk Reference: A Dictionary of Animal Behavior, Ecology and Evolution / Edition 2

Animal Behavior Desk Reference: A Dictionary of Animal Behavior, Ecology and Evolution / Edition 2

by Edward M. Barrows, Barrows
     
 

ISBN-10: 0849320054

ISBN-13: 9780849320057

Pub. Date: 01/28/2001

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Revised and updated, containing over 5,000 entries, with over 1,100 more entries than in the previous edition, Animal Behavior Desk Reference, Second Edition: A Dictionary of Behavior, Ecology, and Evolution provides definitions for terms in animal behavior, biogeography, evolution, ecology, genetics, psychology, statistics, systematics, and other related

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Revised and updated, containing over 5,000 entries, with over 1,100 more entries than in the previous edition, Animal Behavior Desk Reference, Second Edition: A Dictionary of Behavior, Ecology, and Evolution provides definitions for terms in animal behavior, biogeography, evolution, ecology, genetics, psychology, statistics, systematics, and other related sciences.
Formatted like a standard dictionary, this reference presents definitions in a quick- and easy-to-use style. For each term, where applicable, you receive:

  • Multiple definitions listed chronologically
  • Term hierarchies summarized in tables
  • Definition sources
  • Directives that show where a concept is defined under a synonymous name, and concepts related to focal ones
  • Non-technical and obsolete definitions
  • Pronunciations of selected terms
  • Common-denominator entries
  • Synonyms
  • Classifications of organisms and descriptions of many taxa
  • Organizations related to animal behavior, ecology, evolution, and related sciences Still the most complete work of its kind, Animal Behavior Desk Reference, Second Edition: A Dictionary of Behavior, Ecology, and Evolution will improve your scientific communication, particularly in the fields of animal behavior, evolution, ecology, and related branches of biology. If you are a teacher, student, writer, or active in science in any way, this book will prove to be one of your most valuable resources.
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    Product Details

    ISBN-13:
    9780849320057
    Publisher:
    Taylor & Francis
    Publication date:
    01/28/2001
    Edition description:
    REV
    Pages:
    936
    Product dimensions:
    7.20(w) x 10.40(h) x 2.17(d)

    Table of Contents

    Subjects are arranged alphabetically

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