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Ecological and Environmental Physiology of Amphibians (Check Info and Delete This Occurrence: C Eeps T Environmental & Ecological Physiology)

Philip Withers

Ecological and Environmental Physiology of Amphibians (Check Info and Delete This Occurrence: C Eeps T Environmental & Ecological Physiology)

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  • 21 Currently reading

Published by Oxford University Press, USA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Animal ecology,
  • Reptiles,
  • Science,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • Life Sciences - Anatomy & Physiology,
  • Life Sciences - Ecology,
  • Science / Physiology

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages320
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10141358M
    ISBN 100198570317
    ISBN 109780198570318

    Cockroach tarsus. The growth of the adhesive pad surface with respect the size of the animal shows an extreme positive allometry pattern: by a small increase of the animal size, a bigger increase of the adhesive pad surface takes place. In fact, crickets have a hexagonal microstructure reminiscent of the toe pads of tree frogs. These interactions show up between setae from footpads of geckos which are covered by folds, the lamellae and setae from spider paws which are covered with dense tufts of hair, the scopulaeand the surface they walk on. The important discovery that desert reptiles behaviorally regulate body temperature was the first dramatic contribution of studies of reptiles to general ecological thought Cowles and Bogert, ; Avery, this volume.

    By providing a synthetic overview of evolutionary thermal biology, this accessible text will appeal to both graduate students and established researchers in the fields of comparative, ecological, and evolutionary physiology. It will also be of value and use to the many professional herpetologists requiring a concise overview of the topic. Sirotinin, M. Why would not be possible for Spiderman to stick on walls the way some animals do? The trade-off is all the more critical as Rubiscothe enzyme used to capture CO 2, is efficient only when there is a high concentration of CO 2 in the leaf.

    The rising of adhesive structures like adhesive pads as an evolutionary novelty has allowed some animals to take advantage of unexplored habitats and resources, foraging and hiding from predators where others could not. Tree frogs Arboreal or tree frog smooth toe pads are made of columnar epithelial cells separated from each other at their apices. The important discovery that desert reptiles behaviorally regulate body temperature was the first dramatic contribution of studies of reptiles to general ecological thought Cowles and Bogert, ; Avery, this volume. Check this video of the great David Attenborough: 3 Suction Bats Disk-winged bats family Thyropteridaenative to Central America and northern South America, have disk-shaped suction pads located at the base of their thumbs and on the sole of their feet that allow them to climb smooth surfaces.


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Ecological and Environmental Physiology of Amphibians book

In the next video, you can see in detail the legs of one of the most popular tree frogs: Smooth toe pads of tree frogs are similar to those found in insects. The light response curve of net photosynthesis PI curve is particularly useful in characterising a plant's tolerance to different light intensities.

The book includes over one thousand references on basic physiological principles, ecology, phylogeny, and development.

Plants cannot avoid waterlogging, but many species overcome the lack of oxygen in the soil by transporting oxygen to the root from tissues that are not submerged. Main picture by unknown author. Environmental physiology enables man to forecast the mass multiplication of pests rodents, insects and acclimatize beneficial animal species; it also makes possible the regionalization of farm animals by breeds and the acclimatization of man to new climatic regions as new areas are developed high latitudes, mountains, deserts.

Bullock, and P. Gecko stuck on a glass surface. This would be expected to increase the efficiency of photosynthesis and possibly increase the overall rate of plant growth. Slonim, A. Picture by Simon Hinkley and Ken Walker. Red-eyed tree frog Agalychnis callidryasdistributed from Southern Mexico to Northeastern Colombia.

Why would not be possible for Spiderman to stick on walls the way some animals do? The book focuses on quantitative evolutionary models at the individual, population and community levels, and successfully integrates this theory with modern empirical approaches.

This is a core text for modern undergraduate courses in animal physiology, comparative physiology, environmental physiology and physiological ecology. Cell membranes are also affected by changes in temperature and can cause the membrane to lose its fluid properties and become a gel in cold conditions or to become leaky in hot conditions.

Several textbooks deal with the physiological functioning and comparative adaptations of animals, but this one is different: Includes both comparative systems physiology basic principles and mechanisms of excretion, thermal biology, respiration, etc and environmental physiology problems of life in different habitatswith easy cross-reference between the two.

As well as closing their stomata, most plants can also respond to drought by altering their water potential osmotic adjustment and increasing root growth. By providing a synthetic overview of evolutionary thermal biology, this accessible text will appeal to both graduate students and established researchers in the fields of comparative, ecological, and evolutionary physiology.

The trade-off is all the more critical as Rubiscothe enzyme used to capture CO 2, is efficient only when there is a high concentration of CO 2 in the leaf.

Fiziologicheskie prisposobleniia mlekopitaiushchikh pustyni. Mirrakhimovadaptation to environments with a variable gaseous composition E.

Ocherki po fiziologii i gigiene cheloveka na Krainem Severe. Mucous glands open between them and secrete a mucous substance that fill the intercellular spaces. Environmental physiology, which reveals the physiological bases of adaptations to natural factors, is closely tied in with ecology, chronobiology, the physiology of aging and evolution, the physiology of farm animals, and ethology; when the subject of study is man, it is also closely related to climatophysiology and the physiology of work and sports.The Pemberley Bookshop.

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Feb 01,  · Manageable in size, with pages of primary text ( pages total), Ecological and Environmental Physiology of Amphibians offers a strong phylogenetic approach and examples from a wide range of amphibian taxa.

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The book does a good job of portraying the science behind the principles, giving excellent coverage to the research sylvaindez.com: Benjamin A. Pierce. The new and updated edition of this accessible text provides a comprehensive overview of the comparative physiology of animals within an environmental context.

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