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Parental Care, Evolution of

James Gilbert

Subject: Ecology »

Date Added: 2013-09-30

Evolution of Parental Care Introduction Parental care is such a fundamental behavior to us that we often forget that it requires an evolutiona...

Pastures and Pastoralism

Nicolas Schoof, Rainer Luick

Subject: Ecology »

Date Added: 2018-11-29

Pastures and PastoralismIntroductionPastureland (synonymously grassland) is land devoted to the production of forage for harvest by grazing, cutting, ...

Patch Dynamics

Lindsey Gillson

Subject: Ecology »

Date Added: 2013-09-30

Patch Dynamics Introduction Patch dynamics is the study of spatial patterns in landscapes and the ecological and environmental processes that ...

Peatlands

Dale H. Vitt

Subject: Ecology »

Date Added: 2012-05-23

PeatlandsIntroductionPeatland ecosystems are characterized by a substantial accumulation of organic matter in soil (peat), resulting from long-term ex...

Phenotypic Selection

Ryan Calsbeek

Subject: Ecology »

Date Added: 2012-05-23

Phenotypic Selection Introduction Natural and sexual selection are the two most important facets of adaptive evolution. The two processes are cl...

Philosophy, Ecological

Peter Taylor

Subject: Ecology »

Date Added: 2015-01-15

Ecological Philosophy Introduction Ecological philosophy does not have a single meaning. To some social thinkers it signifies a worldview that...

Phylogenetics and Comparative Methods

Nathan G. Swenson

Subject: Ecology »

Date Added: 2014-06-30

Phylogenetics and Comparative Methods Introduction Ecologists and evolutionary biologists alike are frequently concerned with whether two char...

Physiological Ecology of Nutrient Acquisition in Animals

Michele M. Skopec

Subject: Ecology »

Date Added: 2014-02-25

Physiological Ecology of Nutrient Acquisition in Animals Introduction Physiological ecologists are interested in how animals have adapted phys...

Physiological Ecology of Photosynthesis

Greg A. Barron-Gafford

Subject: Ecology »

Date Added: 2013-09-30

Physiological Ecology of Photosynthesis Introduction The study of the physiological ecology of photosynthesis is nearly a century-old field th...

Physiological Ecology of Water Balance in Terrestrial Animals

Sue Nicolson

Subject: Ecology »

Date Added: 2014-05-29

Physiological Ecology of Water Balance in Terrestrial Animals Introduction Physiological ecology is concerned with the interactions between ph...

Physiological Ecology of Water Balance in Terrestrial Plants

Paul Barnes

Subject: Ecology »

Date Added: 2019-07-31

Physiological Ecology of Water Balance in Terrestrial PlantsIntroductionWater is one of the most important environmental factors limiting the growth a...

Plant Blindness

Dawn Sanders, Helen Ougham, Howard Thomas

Subject: Ecology »

Date Added: 2020-09-24

Plant BlindnessIntroduction“Plant blindness” is the phrase introduced in an influential 1999 publication by James Wandersee and Elisabeth Schussler in...

Plant Disease Epidemiology

M. J. Jeger, K. L. Stevenson, L. V. Madden

Subject: Ecology »

Date Added: 2017-01-11

Plant Disease EpidemiologyIntroductionEpidemiology is the science of how disease develops in populations, in the context here in plant populations. It...

Plant Ecological Responses to Extreme Climatic Events

Andrew J. Felton, Melinda D. Smith

Subject: Ecology »

Date Added: 2016-11-28

Plant Ecological Responses to Extreme Climatic EventsIntroductionThe ecology of extreme climatic events is a relatively new focus within ecological re...

Plant-Insect Interactions

Paul-André Calatayud, Nicolas Sauvion, Denis Thiéry, François Rebaudo, Emmanuelle Jacquin-Joly

Subject: Ecology »

Date Added: 2018-01-11

Plant-Insect InteractionsIntroductionPlants and insects are highly diverse groups due to their ability to exploit a wide range of niches, from the des...

Polar Regions

Dieter Piepenburg, Manfred Bölter

Subject: Ecology »

Date Added: 2012-05-23

Polar Regions Introduction The polar regions have gained the attention of scientists and the general public alike, especially since explorers ...

Pollination Ecology

Nicole E. Rafferty

Subject: Ecology »

Date Added: 2013-07-24

Pollination Ecology ...

Population Dynamics, Density-Dependence and Single-Species

Tancredi Caruso

Subject: Ecology »

Date Added: 2016-07-27

Density-Dependence and Single-Species Population DynamicsIntroductionNatural populations possess an intrinsic tendency to exponential growth, which ca...

Population Dynamics, Methods in

Cory Merow

Subject: Ecology »

Date Added: 2016-07-27

Methods in Population DynamicsIntroductionMethods in population dynamics aim to describe and understand the abundance or (st)age structure of individu...

Population Ecology, Animal

Frank N. Egerton, Gregory C. Mayer

Subject: Ecology »

Date Added: 2018-01-11

Animal Population EcologyIntroductionAnimal population ecology comprises the study of the growth, regulation, and interactions of animal populations. ...

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