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The Biology of Terrestrial Molluscs

Edited By: G Barker

558 pages, B/w plates, illus, figs, tabs

CABI Publishing

Hardback | May 2001 | #95343 | ISBN: 0851993184
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About this book

This title is aimed particularly at students, researchers, and professionals concerned with terrestrial ecosystems and presents a synthesis of current knowledge and research on the biology of terrestrial molluscs. Contents include: Morphology, phylogeny and systematics; Structure and function of the various organ systems; Feeding behaviour; Life history strategies; Behavioural ecology; Population and conservation genetics; and Soil biology and ecotoxicology.


"This book presents current knowledge and research on the biology of terrestrial gastropod molluscs, examining morphology, phylogeny and systematics, structure and function of the various organ systems, feeding behavior, life history strategies, behavioral ecology, population and conservation genetics, and soil biology and ecotoxicology. Chapters cover areas such as the digestive system in Stylommatophora, regulation of growth and reproduction, spermatogenesis and oogenesis, sensory organs and the nervous system, and blood cell morphology. Contributors are specialists in natural sciences, biology, environmental studies, zoology, and marine studies."--SciTech Book News


Contents

Morphology, phylogeny and systematics; structure and function of the various organ systems; feeding behaviour; life history strategies; behavioural ecology; population and conservation genetics; soil biology and ecotoxicology.


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