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Ecology : from individuals to ecosystems / Michael Begon, Colin R. Townsend, John L. Harper.

By: Contributor(s): Material type: TextTextLanguage: English Copyright date: Malden, MA : Blackwell Pub., 2006Edition: Fourth editionDescription: xii, 738 pages : colour illustrations, colour maps ; 27 cmISBN:
  • 9781405111171
  • 1405111178
Subject(s): DDC classification:
  • 577 22
LOC classification:
  • QH541 .B415 2006
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Partial contents:
Life, death and life histories -- Intraspecific competition -- Dispersal, dormancy and metapopulations -- Ecological applications at the level of organisms and single-species populations: restoration, biosecurity and conservation -- Interspecific competition -- The nature of predation -- The population dynamics of predation -- Decomposers and detritivores -- Parasitism and disease -- Symbiosis and mutualism -- Abundance -- Ecological applications at the level of population interactions: pest control and harvest management -- The nature of the community: patterns in space and time -- The flux of energy through ecosystems -- The flux of matter through ecosystems -- The influence of population interactions on community structure -- Food webs -- Patterns in species richness -- Ecological applications at the level of communities and ecosystems: management based on the theory of succession, food webs, ecosystem functioning and biodiversity.
Abstract: This is the fourth edition of a book that has been widely acknowledged as the higher-level ecology text of choice throughout the world for almost twenty years. The latest revision has been the most extensive so far.
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Item type Current library Call number Copy number Status Date due Barcode Item holds
Colección general Colección general Biblioteca Yachay Tech 577 B4178e 2006 (Browse shelf(Opens below)) Ej. 1 Available 005593
Colección general Colección general Biblioteca Yachay Tech 577 B4178e 2006 (Browse shelf(Opens below)) Ej. 2 Available 005594
Colección general Colección general Biblioteca Jardín Botánico 577 B4178e 2006 (Browse shelf(Opens below)) Ej. 3 Available 005595
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [659]-700) and index.

Life, death and life histories -- Intraspecific competition -- Dispersal, dormancy and metapopulations -- Ecological applications at the level of organisms and single-species populations: restoration, biosecurity and conservation -- Interspecific competition -- The nature of predation -- The population dynamics of predation -- Decomposers and detritivores -- Parasitism and disease -- Symbiosis and mutualism -- Abundance -- Ecological applications at the level of population interactions: pest control and harvest management -- The nature of the community: patterns in space and time -- The flux of energy through ecosystems -- The flux of matter through ecosystems -- The influence of population interactions on community structure -- Food webs -- Patterns in species richness -- Ecological applications at the level of communities and ecosystems: management based on the theory of succession, food webs, ecosystem functioning and biodiversity.

This is the fourth edition of a book that has been widely acknowledged as the higher-level ecology text of choice throughout the world for almost twenty years. The latest revision has been the most extensive so far.

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