Annual Review of Phytopathology.
R James Cook, ed. Annual Reviews: September, 460 pp, $31.
A collection of original scientific papers that cover all aspects of phytopathology; includes “Historical Perspectives,” “Development of Concepts,” and “Biological and Cultural Control.”
Crows of the World. Second Edition. Derek Goodwin. Univ. of
Washington Press: September 25,
300 pp, $45.
Discusses all aspects of crows including their appearance, biology, behavior and voice recordings.
The Urban Naturalist. Henry J.
Stern. John Wiley & Sons: September, 242 pp, $12.95 PB.
Describes urban ecosystems with suggestions for maintaining and improving them. Looks at the relationship between city plant and animal life; explains how to observe these species in their urban habitats.
Sharks. John Stevens, ed. Facts on
File: September, 240 pp, $29.95.
An overview of every aspect of sharks: shark biology, evolution and behavior; shark attacks worldwide; sharks in legend and literature; and the commercial value of sharks....