Listing all results (5713)

Cell Division and Heredity

Produced in 1970 by the Institute of Biology as part of its Studies in Biology series, this booklet looks at mitosis and meiosis in relation to reproduction as a whole. It considers meiosis as a sequence of events through which the genetic information of all sexually reproducing species must pass if they are to...

The Biology of Weeds

Produced in 1977 by the Institute of Biology as part of its Studies in Biology series, this booklet looks at the ways in which plants are organized and how they cope with their environment. Weeds almost always interfere with the growth of crops and are important because of the huge losses in yield which they cause...

Genetics and Adaptation

Produced 1976 by the Institute of Biology as part of its Studies in Biology series, this booklet looks at the genetics of adaptation, as they were understood in 1975.

The booklet includes sections that examine:
* Mutation-rate
* Polymorphism and the super-gene
* Genetic polymorphism...

Arthropod Vectors of Disease

Produced 1975 by the Institute of Biology as part of its Studies in Biology series, this booklet looks at the diseases transmitted by arthropods and their effects on humans.

It contains sections that include:
* Pathogens, vector efficiency and specificity
* Arthropod vectors
*...

Marine Zooplankton

Produced in 1976 by the Institute of Biology as part of its Studies in Biology series, this booklet examines the range of marine zooplankton.

It includes section that look at topics including:
* History of zooplankton research
* The environment of the zooplankton
* Fluctuations in...

Ecology of Plants in the Tropics

Produced in 1975 by the Institute of Biology as part of its Studies in Biology series, this booklet looks at plants in the tropics.

It contains sections covering topics that include:
* Vegetative reproduction
* Pollination by wind and invertebrates
* Fruit and seed biology
* Plants’...

Chloroplasts and Mitochondria

Produced in 1982 by the Institute of Biology as part of its Studies in Biology series, this booklet looks at the structure and function of chloroplasts and mitochondria. It reflects an understanding of these structures when the booklet was written.

Sections in the booklet look at topics that include:...

Biology and the Food Industry

Produced by the Institute of Biology as part of its Studies in Biology series, this booklet, written in 1973, considers the constituent parts of the food industry. It emphasizes the influence of the biological nature of its raw materials.

The booklet contains sections that look at:
* Raw materials...

Dormancy and the Survival of Plants

Produced in 1975 by the Institute of Biology as part of its Studies in Biology series, this booklet looks at plant dormancy. The process is more than just a pause in growth. It is a distinct developmental stage in the life cycle which requires the perception and interpretation of environmental signals allowing the...

An Introduction to Animal Breeding

Produced in 1974 by the Institute of Biology as part of its Studies in Biology series, this booklet looks at the areas of animal genetics and breeding by artificial selection.

Sections in the booklet cover topics that include:
* Biological variation
* Mendelian genetics and gene frequencies...

Pages

View all publishers