Principles of Field Biology and Ecology
by Allen H. Benton
Publisher: McGraw-Hill 1958
Number of pages: 341
The well-trained biologist, whether amateur or professional, needs to understand the principles and scope of biology as a whole. This book is an attempt to synthesize some of the widely scattered information primarily concerned with the nonlaboratory aspects of biology and to indicate the importance of this information against the background of the whole field.
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