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Cover for Field guide to the forest trees of Uganda: for identification and conservation.

This book provides an up-to-date list of indigenous tree species known to grow in the tropical forest of Uganda and a guide to their identification in the field. It draws on A Field Guide to Uganda Forest Trees (UFT). Apart from nomenclature, taxonomy and new records, the main substantive changes...

Author(s)
Kalema, J.; Hamilton, A.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245271)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Introduction.

This chapter provides a brief description of the origins, evolution and taxonomy of various butterfly species. Information on the courtship and mating behaviours of some selected Lepidopterans are also presented.

Author(s)
Cannon, R. J. C.
ISBN
2020 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789242638)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Taxonomic constraints in biological systems.

This chapter focuses on the primary factors that place constraints on butterfly biology systems. Information is provided on taxonomic differences and a brief exploration of the division within butterflies is discussed.

Author(s)
Dennis, R. L. H.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243574)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The time frame in butterfly biology systems.

This chapter briefly examines the butterfly fossil record, models of larval host plant-butterfly coevolution, and reconstructions of butterfly phylogenies and butterfly taxonomic origins amid massive changes in global climate, 'co-evolution' with their larval host plants, and implications of host...

Author(s)
Dennis, R. L. H.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243574)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Aroids: taxonomy and botany.

This chapter focuses on the classification, plant morphology, and cytology of major cultivated and related Araceae species.

Author(s)
Lebot, V.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243369)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Taxonomy and biodiversity.

This chapter contains questions about the system used to name organisms, their classification, and the diversity of life on Earth.

Author(s)
Rees, P. A.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789247572)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Cucurbits.

This second edition, which is completely updated with new content and full-colour figures throughout, continues to provide complete coverage relating to the production of cucurbits, including cucumbers, gourds, muskmelons, pumpkins, squashes and watermelons. It provides up-to-date, succinct and...

Author(s)
Wehner, T. C.; Naegele, R. P.; Myers, J. R.; Dhillon, N. P. S.; Crosby, K.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392916)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for What are cucurbits?

This chapter focuses on distribution and ecology, nomenclature, taxonomy, morphology and anatomy, and growth and development of cucurbits.

Author(s)
Wehner, T. C.; Naegele, R. P.; Myers, J. R.; Dhillon, N. P. S.; Crosby, K.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392916)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Catering for taxa and phylogenies.

In biological systems, there are no perfect relationships. The existence of such variety in butterflies, the distinctiveness of higher taxa, in itself suggests that different strategies are used to solve many of the same problems. However satisfying a set of relationships in life history, behaviour ...

Author(s)
Dennis, R. L. H.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243574)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Butterfly databases.

This chapter focuses on butterfly databases, which encompass all aspects of butterfly biology, including taxonomy and systematic relationships; distributions underlying atlases; resources, mainly consumer resources; and morphological data. Resource databases are not just valuable for raw data (e.g. ...

Author(s)
Dennis, R. L. H.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243574)
Type
Book chapter

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