Provides nuts-and-bolts advice on organizing and conducting a successful research program. This book explains how to choose a research question and answer it through manipulative experiments and systematic observations. It includes ideas to help you identify your goals, organize a season of fieldwork, and deal with negative results.
Richard Karban is professor of entomology at the University of California, Davis. He is the coauthor of "Induced Responses to Herbivory". Mikaela Huntzinger is assistant director of the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning at the University of California, Davis. Ian S. Pearse is a postdoctoral associate at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology at Cornell University.