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Bird Coloration, Volume 1: Mechanisms and Measurements

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HARDCOVER

$142.50 • £114.95 • €128.50

ISBN 9780674018938

Publication Date: 02/28/2006

Short

640 pages

6-3/8 x 9-1/4 inches

75 color illustrations, 16 halftones, 92 line illustrations, 12 tables

Bird Coloration

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  • Preface
  • I. Perception and Measurements
    • 1. Color Perception [Innes C. Cuthill]
    • 2. Quantification of Coloration [Staffan Andersson and Maria Prager]
    • 3. Analyzing Colors [Robert Montgomerie]
    • 4. Effects of Light Environment on Color Communication [Marc Théry]
  • II. Mechanisms of Production
    • 5. Mechanics of Carotenoid-based Coloration [Kevin J. McGraw]
    • 6. Mechanics of Melanin-based Coloration [Kevin J. McGraw]
    • 7. Anatomy, Physics, and Evolution of Structural Colors [Richard O. Prum]
    • 8. The Mechanics of Uncommon Colors: Pterins, Porphyrins, and Psittacofulvins [Kevin J. McGraw]
    • 9. Cosmetic and Adventitious Colors [Robert Montgomerie]
  • III. Controls and Regulation of Expression
    • 10. Hormonal Control of Coloration [Rebecca T. Kimball]
    • 11. The Genetic Basis of Color Variation [Nicholas I. Mundy]
    • 12. Environmental Regulation of Ornamental Coloration [Geoffrey E. Hill]
  • Acknowledgments
  • Contributors
  • Index

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