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Ecology By Michael Begon


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While this textbook of ecology maintains the structure of previous editions, it has been revised to reflect the fundamental changes that have occurred in the teaching of ecology. In many universities new emphasis is being given to applied issues and a whole new vocabulary has entered the syllabus.
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Ecology: Individuals, Populations and Communities by Michael Begon

This is the leading textbook of general ecology, with an unsurpassed world-wide reputation. While maintaining the basic structure of previous editions, this third edition is extensively rewritten to produce a forward-looking teaching resource that will lead the field to the end of the decade.

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Table of Contents

Part I: Organisms:IntroductionThe Match between Organisms and their EnvironmentsConditionsResourcesLife and Death in Unitary and Modular OrganismsDispersal, Dispersion and Migration in Space and TimePart II: Interactions:IntroductionIntraspecific CompetitionInterspecific CompetitionThe Nature of Predation; The Behaviour of PredatorsThe Population Dynamics of PredationDecomposers and DetritivoresParasitism and DiseaseSymbiosis and MutualismPart III: Three Overviews:IntroductionLife-History VariationAbundance; Manipulating Abundance: Killing and CullingPart IV: Communities:IntroductionThe Nature of the CommunityThe Flux of Energy through CommunitiesThe Flux of Matter through CommunitiesThe Influence of Competition on Community StructureThe Influence of Predation and Disturbance on Community StructureFood WebsIslands, Areas and ColonizationPatterns in Species RichnessConservation and BiodiversityGlossaryReferencesOrganism IndexSubject Index

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Ecology: Individuals, Populations and Communities by Michael Begon
Michael Begon
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John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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