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Seasons of life: The biological rhythms that enable living things to thrive and survive

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Just as daily events are timed by living creatures through circadian rhythms, so seasonal events are timed through an internal calendar that signals birds to return to nesting grounds, salmon to spawn, plants to flower, squirrels to hibernate, kelp to stop growing. In this fascinating book, Russell G. Foster and Leon Kreitzman draw on remarkable recent scientific advances to explain how seasonal change affects organisms, and how plants and animals over countless generations have evolved exqui...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Clinical Neurosciences
Role:
Author
Publisher:
Yale University Press
Pages:
1-303
Publication date:
2009-01-01
Source identifiers:
474123
ISBN:
9780300115567
Pubs id:
pubs:474123
UUID:
uuid:7fe87578-1b69-4b99-99ac-362ad7302175
Local pid:
pubs:474123
Deposit date:
2014-07-26

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