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    • A Synecological Classification of Tropical Terrestrial Ecosystems: A first approach 

      Gutiérrez Espeleta, Edgar E. (UNED, 1995)
      Classification of terrestrial ecosystems is a very important task in the understanding process of vegetation patterns. It is a tool of mathematical organize the available information in understandable entities without ...
    • Bryozoans 

      Nielsen Muñoz, Vanessa; Herrera Cubilla, Amalia; Cortés Núñez, Jorge (I.S. Wehrtmann, J. Cortés (eds.) Marine Biodiversity of Costa Rica, Central America. Springer., 2009)
      Sixty-one species of bryozoans have been reported in the literature from Costa Rica and are distributed as follows: Caribbean: 13 species in 11 genera, 10 families, 1 order, and 1 class; Pacific: 49 species in 41 genera, ...
    • Costa Rica 

      Springer Springer, Monika; Echeverría Sáenz, Silvia; Gutiérrez Fonseca, Pablo E. (2014)
      Costa Rica is a country with abundant and diverse freshwater ecosystems, which are influenced and characterized by different orographic precipitation regimes. This variety of habitats harbors great biological diversity, ...
    • Efecto de la perturbación del bosque en la tasa de visitas de murciélagos polinizadores y sus consecuencias sobre el éxito reproductivo y sistema de apareamiento en árboles de la familia Bombacaceae. 

      Stoner, Kathryn E; Lobo Segura, Jorge A.; Quesada Avendaño, Mauricio; Fuchs Castillo, Eric J.; Herrerías Diego, Yvonne; Munguía Rosas, Miguel Ángel; Salazar, Karla A. O.; Palacios Guevara, Carolina; Rosas Guerrero, Víctor (2007)
      La fragmentación y la perturbación del bosque pueden tener efectos deletéreos sobre el éxito reproductivo y el sistema de apareamiento de los árboles tropicales, además de modificar el compartimiento de sus polinizadores. ...
    • Foraminifera 

      Mora Baumgartner, Claudia; Nielsen Muñoz, Vanessa; Cortés Núñez, Jorge (I.S. Wehrtmann, J. Cortés (eds.) Marine Biodiversity of Costa Rica, Central America. Springer., 2009)
      Eighty-four species of benthic and one species of planktonic Foraminifera, classified under 40 genera and 34 families reported for Costa Rica are listed in this paper. These lists are based on literature data and ongoing ...
    • Freshwater Decapod Diversity and Conservation in Central America and the Caribbean 

      Wehrtmann, Ingo S.; Ramírez Ulate, Luis Alonso; Pérez Reyes, Omar (2016)
      This chapter provides an overview of the species diversity and conservation status of the freshwater decapods in Central America and the Caribbean islands that date back to the late 1800s in both areas. The majority of the ...
    • Hagfishes of Mexico and Central America: Annotated catalog and identification key 

      Angulo Sibaja, Arturo; Del Moral Flores, Luis Fernando (2016)
      This catalogue contains revised and updated taxonomic and distributional information about hagfishes of Mexico and Central America (Pacific and Caribbean coasts). It includes all nominal species of the family Myxinidae ...
    • Marine Insects 

      Springer Springer, Monika (2008)
      Although insects are one of the most diverse groups of organisms on earth, relatively few species are found associated with marine habitats. The majority of these marine species live in intertidal or coastal habitats and ...
    • El pensamiento evolucionista de Clodomiro Picado T. 

      Monge Nájera, Julián (Historia de la ciencia y la tecnología: el avance de una disciplina. Cartago: Editorial Tecnológica, 1989)
      Los autores que han escrito sobre la filosofía biológica de C. Picado han afirmado que era lamarckista, “como correspondía a un científico entren ado en París” en esa época Este trabajo intenta demostrar que esa afirmación ...
    • Quantitative Physiology Approaches to Understand and Optimize Reducing Power Availability in Environmental Bacteria 

      Nikel Mayer, Pablo Iván; Chavarría Vargas, Max (2015-06-04)
      The understanding of how carbon fluxes are distributed through a metabolic network offers an overview of the pathways that a given microorganism uses to produce energy, reducing power, and biomass. These invaluable data ...
    • Rise of the clones: apomixis in plant breeding 

      Bolaños Villegas, Pablo Alberto; Thangasamy, Saminathan; Jauh, Guang-Yuh (Flowering plants: classification, characteristics and breeding, Chapter: 4, Publisher: Nova Publishers, Editors: J.J. Tellstone, pp.97-117, 2011)
      In flowering plants the transfer of traits from one generation to the other involves fertilization of female gametophyte with sperm cells delivered by pollen tube, and the subsequent reassortment of traits (alleles) in the ...
    • Sobre el genoma humano, la medicina personalizada y el sistema de seguridad social 

      Raventós Vorst, Henriette; Contreras Rojas, Javier; Chavarría Soley, Gabriela (2016)
      La promesa del proyecto del genoma humano (PGH) fue que iba a transformar radicalmente la práctica médica. Cambiaría el paradigma de “diagnóstico y tratamiento” por el de “predicción de riesgo y prevención”. Hace más de ...