5 edition of A world census of tropical ecologists found in the catalog.
A world census of tropical ecologists
Joan A. Yantko
|Statement||edited by Joan A. Yantko and F. B. Golley, with the assistance of Thelma Richardson and Winona Fields.|
|Contributions||Golley, Frank B., University of Georgia. Institute of Ecology.|
|LC Classifications||QH35 .Y36|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xxii, 156 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||156|
|LC Control Number||78620887|
This full-color illustrated textbook offers the first comprehensive introduction to all major aspects of tropical ecology. It explains why the world's tropical rain forests are so universally rich in species, what factors may contribute to high species richness, how nutrient cycles affect rain forest ecology, and how ecologists investigate the complex interrelationships among flora and fauna. Savannas of the world 75 The Serengeti 78 Savanna plants and heterogeneity 80 Animal population dynamics in the Serengeti 81 Herbivores and herbivory 84 Principles of population growth 86 Factors determining population density 91 Density-dependent mortality factors 93 Competition theory and the competitive exclusion.
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( views) Dictionary of Ecology by Herbert C. Hanson - Philosophical Library. This full-color illustrated textbook offers the first comprehensive introduction to all major aspects of tropical ecology.
It explains why the world's tropical rain forests are so universally rich in species, what factors may contribute to high species richness, how nutrient cycles affect rain forest ecology, and how ecologists investigate the complex interrelationships among flora and fauna.5/5(1).This full-color illustrated textbook offers the first comprehensive introduction to all major aspects of tropical ecology.
It explains why the world’s tropical rain forests are so universally rich in species, what factors may contribute to high species richness, how nutrient cycles affect rain forest ecology, and how ecologists investigate the complex interrelationships among flora and fauna. Rain forests represent the world's richest repository of terrestrial biodiversity, and play a major role in regulating the global climate.
They support the livelihoods of a substantial proportion of the world's population and are the source of many internationally traded commodities/5(2).