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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. ...

Population Ecology, Plant

Andrew C. McCall

Subject: Ecology »

Date Added: 2017-10-25

Plant Population EcologyIntroductionPlant population ecology is a broad topic that involves aspects of (see the Oxford Bibliographies articles on Ecol...

Population Fluctuations and Cycles

John M. Fryxell

Subject: Ecology »

Date Added: 2013-07-24

Population Fluctuations and Cycles ...

Population Genetics

Rob Kulathinal

Subject: Ecology »

Date Added: 2012-05-23

Population GeneticsIntroductionPopulation genetics is the study of genetic variation, or allele frequencies, across space and time. The patterns obser...

Population Viability Analysis

Philip Stephens

Subject: Ecology »

Date Added: 2016-02-25

Population Viability AnalysisIntroductionPopulation viability analysis (PVA) (sometimes referred to as extinction risk assessment, population vulnerab...

Populations and Communities, Dynamics of Age- and Stage-Structured

Lennart Persson

Subject: Ecology »

Date Added: 2012-05-23

Dynamics of Age- and Stage-Structured Populations and CommunitiesIntroductionMost ecological models in contemporary ecological theory ignore the impli...

Predation and Community Organization

Oswald J. Schmitz

Subject: Ecology »

Date Added: 2013-09-30

Predation and Community Organization Introduction Ecological communities can be envisioned as food webs in which species are linked with each ...

Predator-Prey Interactions

Timothy C. Roth II, Maria Thaker

Subject: Ecology »

Date Added: 2013-07-24

Predator-Prey InteractionsIntroductionAll animals are either predators or prey and, in most cases, they are both. The interactions involved in attempt...


Anders Pape Møller, Timothy A. Mousseau

Subject: Ecology »

Date Added: 2019-10-30

RadioecologyIntroductionHistorically, radioecology is a branch of radiation biology that focuses on the movement of radionuclides through the biospher...

Reductionism Versus Holism

Annette Voigt

Subject: Ecology »

Date Added: 2012-05-23

Reductionism Versus Holism Introduction In the philosophy of ecology, the reductionism-holism debate is an integral part. In the broadest sen...

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