Principles of Conservation Biology / Edition 3

Principles of Conservation Biology / Edition 3

by Martha J. Groom, Gary K. Meffe, C. Ronald Carroll
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0878935185

ISBN-13: 9780878935185

Pub. Date: 01/15/2006

Publisher: Sinauer Associates, Incorporated

Intended for advanced undergraduate and graduate students with a basic background in biology and ecology, this textbook introduces essential concepts in conservation biology. Eighteen chapters are divided into three main sections: foundations of the field, threats to biodiversity, and approaches to solving conservation problems. Conservation methods described range

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Intended for advanced undergraduate and graduate students with a basic background in biology and ecology, this textbook introduces essential concepts in conservation biology. Eighteen chapters are divided into three main sections: foundations of the field, threats to biodiversity, and approaches to solving conservation problems. Conservation methods described range from the use of genetic tools for the management of specific populations to ecosystem-level programs. Case studies found in each chapter provide real world examples of the concepts discussed. Annotation ©2005 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780878935185
Publisher:
Sinauer Associates, Incorporated
Publication date:
01/15/2006
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
779
Product dimensions:
8.64(w) x 11.04(h) x 1.24(d)

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