The Oxford Companion to Wine (4th edition)

The Oxford Companion to Wine (4th edition) Science and technology Reference Reviews Volume 30 · Number 4 · 2016 · 29-37 editions by reflecting significant changes in receptors” is described in much greater detail in a higher-level taxonomy of mammals. “box” devoted entirely to the topic. In spite of the It is a real challenge to cover the breadth of unclear referencing, these text boxes are successful in mammalogy in one volume. The book is divided providing examples of detailed descriptions, which into five main sections covering the history and are not possible more generally in a work of this size. classification of mammals, their structure and A good example of this is Bat Song (p. 304), where function, adaptive radiation (i.e. rapid evolution the authors explain that some species of bats have into diverse forms suited to a variety of modes of been shown to exhibit complex vocal songs for social life), behaviour and ecology and, finally, a communications to a degree that is comparable to specialist section covering the topics of parasites birds in their complexity. and diseases, domestication and conservation. I enjoyed reading this book. The discussion Each chapter includes photographs, as well as a questions and activities are particularly worth variety of http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Reference Reviews Emerald Publishing

The Oxford Companion to Wine (4th edition)

Reference Reviews, Volume 30 (4): 9 – May 16, 2016

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Emerald Publishing
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Copyright © Emerald Group Publishing Limited
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0950-4125
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10.1108/RR-01-2016-0006
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Science and technology Reference Reviews Volume 30 · Number 4 · 2016 · 29-37 editions by reflecting significant changes in receptors” is described in much greater detail in a higher-level taxonomy of mammals. “box” devoted entirely to the topic. In spite of the It is a real challenge to cover the breadth of unclear referencing, these text boxes are successful in mammalogy in one volume. The book is divided providing examples of detailed descriptions, which into five main sections covering the history and are not possible more generally in a work of this size. classification of mammals, their structure and A good example of this is Bat Song (p. 304), where function, adaptive radiation (i.e. rapid evolution the authors explain that some species of bats have into diverse forms suited to a variety of modes of been shown to exhibit complex vocal songs for social life), behaviour and ecology and, finally, a communications to a degree that is comparable to specialist section covering the topics of parasites birds in their complexity. and diseases, domestication and conservation. I enjoyed reading this book. The discussion Each chapter includes photographs, as well as a questions and activities are particularly worth variety of

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