Ecology : from individuals to ecosystems / Michael Begon, Colin R. Townsend, John L. Harper.Material type: TextLanguage: English Copyright date: Malden, MA : Blackwell Pub., 2006Edition: Fourth editionDescription: xii, 738 pages : colour illustrations, colour maps ; 27 cmISBN:
- 577 22 B4178e 2006
- QH541 .B415 2006
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Includes bibliographical references (p. -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.