Population and Community Ecology: Principles and Methods

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CRC Press, 1974 - Science - 424 pages
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Contents

Predicting the Growth of a Population
11
Life Tables
26
The Regulation of Populations
45
Fluctuating and Oscillating Populations
73
Estimating the Sizes of Plant and Animal Populations
97
Spatial Patterns I The Pattern of a Collection of
131
Spatial Patterns II The Patterns of Mosaics and Maps
166
Competition I Processes and Models
202
Competition II Field Observations and Their Inter
233
Spatial Patterns of Interacting Species
258
Ecological Diversity
288
The Ecological Niche
316
Appendices to the Chapters
360
Bibliography
403
Index
416
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Professor Pielou brings her experience as a field ecologist as well as a theoretician to this book. She has written many research papers in ecology, and has contributed to several international symposia in statistics and ecology.

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