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

Overview

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.
  • 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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