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Life Cycle Ecophysiology of Osmia Mason Bees Used as Crop Pollinators

Jordi Bosch, Fabio Sgolastra, and William P. Kemp

in Bee Pollination in Agricultural Ecosystems

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195316957
eISBN:
9780199871575
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195316957.003.0006
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology, Plant Sciences and Forestry

Several solitary bee species in the genus Osmia have been studied as potential pollinators of fruit trees and other early-blooming crops. Methods to manage large populations in agro-ecosystems have ... More


The Biology of Mediterranean-Type Ecosystems

Karen J. Esler, Anna L. Jacobsen, and R. Brandon Pratt

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198739135
eISBN:
9780191802218
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198739135.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

The world’s mediterranean-type climate regions (including areas within the Mediterranean, South Africa, Australia, California, and Chile) have long been of interest to biologists by virtue of their ... More


Carnivorous Plants: Physiology, ecology, and evolution

Aaron Ellison and Lubomír Adamec (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780198779841
eISBN:
9780191825873
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198779841.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Plant Sciences and Forestry, Ecology

Carnivorous plants have fascinated botanists, evolutionary biologists, ecologists, physiologists, developmental biologists, anatomists, horticulturalists, and the general public for centuries. ... More


The Biology of Deserts

David Ward

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780198732754
eISBN:
9780191796982
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198732754.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

This book offers a concise but comprehensive introduction to desert ecology and adopts a strong evolutionary and applied focus. Deserts are defined by their arid conditions. Deserts are widespread ... More


Dipterocarp Biology, Ecology, and Conservation

Jaboury Ghazoul

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199639656
eISBN:
9780191827167
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199639656.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Plant Sciences and Forestry, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

Asian tropical forests are among the most diverse on the planet, a richness that belies the fact that they are dominated by a single tropical tree family, the Dipterocarpaceae. Many other families ... More


Ecophysiology of aquatic carnivorous plants

Lubomír Adamec

in Carnivorous Plants: Physiology, ecology, and evolution

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780198779841
eISBN:
9780191825873
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198779841.003.0019
Subject:
Biology, Plant Sciences and Forestry, Ecology

About 60 species of the genera Aldrovanda and Utricularia are submersed aquatic or amphibious carnivorous plants. They all are strictly rootless and take up mineral nutrients for their growth from ... More


Introduction

David L. Kirchman

in Processes in Microbial Ecology

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780199586936
eISBN:
9780191774645
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199586936.003.0001
Subject:
Biology, Ecology, Biochemistry / Molecular Biology

This chapter introduces the field of microbial ecology and some terms used in the rest of the book. Microbial ecology, which is the study of microbes in natural environments, is important for several ... More


Mineral nutrition of terrestrial carnivorous plants

Lubomír Adamec and Andrej Pavlovič

in Carnivorous Plants: Physiology, ecology, and evolution

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780198779841
eISBN:
9780191825873
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198779841.003.0017
Subject:
Biology, Plant Sciences and Forestry, Ecology

Mineral nutrition is thought to be the key process leading to the evolution of botanical carnivory. This chapter reviews the current understanding of ecophysiological processes associated with ... More


Introduction

David L. Kirchman

in Processes in Microbial Ecology

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780198789406
eISBN:
9780191831256
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198789406.003.0001
Subject:
Biology, Ecology, Aquatic Biology

The goal of this chapter is to introduce the field of microbial ecology and some terms used in the rest of the book. Microbial ecology, which is the study of microbes in natural environments, is ... More


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