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Author Floyd, R. B.

Title Frontiers of population ecology / R. B. Floyd, A. W. Sheppard, P. J. De Barro
Published Collingwood, Vic. : CSIRO Pub., [1996]


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 W'BOOL  577.88 Nichol Flo/Fop  AVAILABLE
Description xii, 639 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents Alexander John Nicholson / Ian Mackerras -- Evolutionary theory and the foundations of population ecology : the work of A.J. Nicholson (1895-1969) / Sharon E. Kingsland -- Frontiers of population ecology / William W. Murdoch and Roger M. Nisbet -- Detecting density dependence / David R. Fox and T.J. Ridsdill-Smith -- Density-perturbation experiments for understanding population regulation / Naomi Cappuccino and Susan Harrison -- Is long-term persistence of harvested populations evidence of density dependence? / Richard McGarvey -- Interaction of temperature and resources in population dynamics : an experimental test of theory / Mark E. Ritchie -- Forest-insect defoliator interaction in Canada's forests in a warming climate / Richard A. Fleming -- Population regulation in aphids / A.F.G. Dixon, P. Kindlmann and R. Sequeira -- Population dynamics beyond two species : hosts, parasitoids and pathogens / Michael Begon, Roger G. Bowers, Steven M. Sait and David J. Thompson -- Mammal populations : fluctuation, regulation, life history theory and their implications for conservation / A.R.E. Sinclair -- Vertebrate community dynamics in the boreal forest of north-western Canada / C.J Krebs, A.R.E. Sinclair and S. Boutin -- Natal dispersal distance under the influence of competition / Michael A. McCarthy -- The population biology of marine mammals / John Harwood and Pejman Rohani -- The balance of plant populations / Michael J. Crawley and Mark Rees -- Ecology of predator-prey and parasitoid-host systems : progress since Nicholson / Nigel D. Barlow and Stephen D. Wratten -- Parasitoid foraging : the importance of variation in individual behaviour for population dynamics / Louise E.M. Vet -- Sources of stability in host-parasitoid dynamics / Andrew D. Taylor -- Comparative transmission dynamics of two insect pathogens / Robert J. Knell, Michael Begon, David J. Thompson -- Population regulation in insects used to control thistles : can this predict effectiveness? / Andy W. Sheppard and Tim Woodburn -- The dynamics of disease in natural plant populations / Jeremy J. Burdon -- The role of mutualisms in plant population dynamics / Andrew R. Watkinson, Kevin K. Newsham and Alastair H. Fitter -- Ecological constraints to the deployment of arthropod resistant crop plants : a cautionary tale / Joanne C. Daly and Paul W. Wellings -- Influence of variable qualities of Eucalyptus and other host-trees on sap-feeding insects / Roger A. Farrow and Robert B. Floyd -- Indirect effects of grazing gastropods on recruitment of Sydney rock oysters / Marti J. Anderson -- Matters of scale in the dynamics of populations and communities / Peter Chesson -- Spatial patterns of variance in density of intertidal populations / A.J. Underwood -- Decision theory and biodiversity management : how to manage a metapopulation / Hugh P. Possingham -- Population trajectories through space and time : a holistic approach to insect migration / V.A. Drake and A.G. Gatehouse -- Simulating spatially distributed populations / Murray G. Efford -- Spatial modelling and population ecology / Paul A. Walker -- Molecular ecology : contributions from molecular genetics to population ecology / Craig Moritz and Shane Lavery -- Why do so many Australian birds cooperate : social evolution in the Corvida? / Andrew Cockburn -- Assessing evolutionary hypotheses generated from mitochondrial DNA : inferences from Drosophila / J.W.O. Ballard and N.J. Galway -- Genetic structure of invading insects and the case of the Knopper gallwasp / Paul Sunnucks and Graham N. Stone -- The genetic and environmental components of host dependent stratification of herbivorous insect populations / Paul J. De Barro, Thomas N. Sherratt and Norman Maclean -- Land management and population ecology / Stephen R. Morton -- Spatial variation in food limitation : the effects of foraging constraints on the distribution and abundance of feral pigs in the rangelands / David Choquenot and Nick Dexter -- Responses of wild rabbit populations to imposed sterility / C. Kent Williams and Laurie E. Twigg -- Frequency dependent competitiveness and the sterile insect release method / Rod J. Mahon -- The balance of weed populations / W.M. Lonsdale -- The population ecology of the invasive tropical shrubs Cryptostegia grandiflora and Ziziphus mauritiana in relation to fire / A.C. Grice and J.R. Brown -- Some recent developments in the management of marine living resources / W.K. de la Mare -- Bifurcations, structural stability and persistent populations : new insights into classical models with harvesting and stocking / Mary R. Myerscough
Analysis Population ecology
Notes Papers from a meeting held Apr. 1995 in Canberra, Australia
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Nicholson, Alexander John, 1895-1969.
Ecology -- Congresses.
Population biology -- Congresses.
Population biology.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Author De Barro, P. J. (Paul Joseph), 1963-
Floyd, R. B.
Nicholson, Alexander John, 1895-1969.
Sheppard, A. W. (Andrew Walter), 1960-
Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization (Australia)
Nicholson Centenary Meeting (1995 : Canberra, A.C.T)
LC no. 97121379
ISBN 0643057811