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

By: Begon, MichaelContributor(s): Townsend, Colin R [autor] | Harper, John L [autor]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): Ecology | EcologíaDDC classification: 577 LOC classification: QH541 | .B415 2006Online resources: Table of contents | Contributor biographical information | Publisher description
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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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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