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Animal Behavior: Concepts, Methods, and Applications
"Animal Behavior takes a conceptual approach that highlights the process of science and the real-world applications of animal behavior research. In an engaging, question-driven style, Shawn E. Nordell and Thomas J. Valone offer readers a clear learning progression for understanding and evaluating empirical research examples."
Being a Dog: Following the Dog's Nose into a World of Smell
"Alexandra Horowitz, author of the bestseller Inside of a Dog, explores what dogs know in even greater depth, following their lead to learn about the dog's spectacular nose and how we mere humans can improve our underused sense of smell."
Postharvest: An Introduction of the Physiology and Handling of Fruit and Vegetables
"Completely updated, this broad-based introductory level textbook covers the key concepts and practical technologies to slow the deterioration of harvested produce, including handling, packaging, transport, temperature management and the control of pests and diseases"
Managing the Laboratory Animal Facility
"Incorporating the latest developments in management theory and application, the third edition contains approximately 100 pages of new and expanded material."
Quantitative Genetics and its Connections with Big Data and Sequenced Genomes
"The book gives an overview of developments in Quantitative Genetics and variance component analysis in an era of Big Data and Sequenced Genomes."
Essential Soil Physics: an Introduction to Soil Processes, Functions, Structure and Mechanics
"The authors discuss both the origin and dynamics of soil physical properties and functions - volume - mass relations of the solid, water and gas phases, grain and pore size distributions, permeability and storage capacity for water, gases and heat - and finally soil deformation andstrength in relation to mechanical and hydraulic stresses resulting in structural changes through compaction, kneading, slaking and soil crusting."
"This textbook presents a comprehensive and up-to-date view of the cytoskeleton, cataloguing its many different components and explaining how they are functionally integrated in different cellular processes."
About the Library
Lilly Hall of Life Sciences Rm. 2400
915 West State Street
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2058
Purdue University Libraries - LIFE
504 West State Street
West Lafayette, IN 47907
- Located in Lilly Hall of Life Sciences (LILY)
- Access to the libraries resources from nineteen ITaP computers
- Quiet study and group study areas available
- Small conference room available by reservation (765-494-2910)
- Research assistance is available at the information desk and with library faculty by appointment
- The library offers 3 floors of quiet study and group study space