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Title Food webs : integration of patterns & dynamics / edited by Gary A. Polis, Kirk O. Winemiller
Published New York : Chapman and Hall, [1996]


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 W'BOOL  577.16 Pol/Fwi  AVAILABLE
Description xiv, 472 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents Preface / Robert T. Paine -- Introduction: Food Webs: What Do They Tell Us About the World? / Kirk O. Winemiller and Gary A. Polis -- 1. Detritus and Nutrients in Food Webs / Michael J. Vanni and Peter C. DeRuiter -- 2. Food Webs and Nutrient Cycling in Soils: Interactions and Positive Feedbacks / Janne Bengtsson, Heikki Setala and D. W. Zheng -- 3. Energetics of Detritivory and Microbivory in Soil in Theory and Practice / David C. Coleman -- 4. Integrating the Microbial Loop and the Classic Food Chain into a Realistic Planktonic Food Web / Karen G. Porter -- 5. Trophic Structure and Carbon Flow Dynamics in the Pelagic Community of a Large Lake / Ursula Gaedke, Dietmar Straile and Claudia Pahl-Wostl -- 6. Biogeochemistry and Trophic Ecology: A New Food Web Diagram / Robert W. Sterner, James J. Elser, Thomas H. Chrzanowski, John H. Schampel and Nicolas B. George -- 7. Nutrient Transport and Recycling by Consumers in Lake Food Webs: Implications for Algal Communities / Michael J. Vanni -- 8. Food Web Structure and Littoral Zone Coupling to Pelagic Trophic Cascades / Daniel E. Schindler, Stephen R. Carpenter, Kathryn L. Cottingham, Xi He, James R. Hodgson, James F. Kitchell and Patricia A. Soranno -- 9. Interaction of Productivity and Consumption / Donald L. DeAngelis, Lennart Persson and Amy D. Rosemond -- 10. Dynamics and Interactions in Food Webs with Adaptive Foragers / Peter A. Abrams -- 11. Nonlinear Food Web Models and Their Responses to Increased Basal Productivity / Roger Arditi and Jerzy Michalski -- 12. The Relative Importance of Resource Limitation and Predator Limitation in Food Chains / Craig W. Osenberg and Gary G. Mittelbach -- 13. Indirect Effects of Herbivores Modify Predicted Effects of Resources and Consumption on Plant Biomass / Amy D. Rosemond -- 14. Food Web Dynamics on Some Small Subtropical Islands: Effects of Top and Intermediate Predators / David A. Spiller and Thomas W. Schoener -- 15. Top Down from Underground? The Underappreciated Influence of Subterranean Food Webs on Aboveground Ecology / Donald R. Strong, John L. Maron and Peter G. Connors -- 16. Causes and Effects in Food Webs: Do Generalities Exist? / Janne Bengstsson and Neo Martinez -- 17. Assessing the Relative Importance of Trophic Links in Food Webs / David G. Raffaelli and Stephen J. Hall -- 18. Food Webs and Perturbation Experiments: Theory and Practice / Peter Yodzis -- 19. Energetics and Stability in Belowground Food Webs / Peter C. DeRuiter, Anje-Margriet Neutel and John C. Moore -- 20. What Equilibrium Behavior of Lotka-Volterra Models Does Not Tell Us About Food Webs / Alan Hastings -- 21. Effects of Food Chain Length and Omnivory on Population Dynamics in Experimental Food Webs / Peter J. Morin and Sharon P. Lawler -- 22. Structure and Dynamics of Arctic-Subarctic Grazing Webs in Relation to Primary Productivity / Lauri Oksanen, Tarja Oksanen, Per Ekerholm, Jon Moen, Peter Lundberg, Michael Schneider and Maano Aunapuu -- 23. Food Webs: From the Lindeman Paradigm to a Taxonomic General Theory of Ecology / Steven H. Cousins -- 24. Temporal and Spatial Aspects of Food Web Structure and Dynamics / Robert D. Holt -- 25. Control of Interaction Strength in Marine Benthic Communities / Bruce A. Menge, Bryon Daley and P. A. Wheeler -- 26. Allochthonous Input Across Habitats, Subsidized Consumers, and Apparent Trophic Cascades: Examples from the Ocean-Land Interface / Gary A. Polis and Stephen D. Hurd -- 27. Disturbance and Food Chain Length in Rivers / Mary E. Power, Michael S. Parker and J. Timothy Wootton -- 28. Factors Driving Temporal and Spatial Variation in Aquatic Floodplain Food Webs / Kirk O. Winemiller -- 29. Food Webs in Space: An Island Biogeographic Perspective / Robert Holt -- 30. Food Web Dynamics and Applied Problems / Larry B. Crowder, Douglas P. Reagan and Diana W. Freckman -- 31. Structure and Impact of Natural Enemy Guilds in Biological Control of Insect Pests / Les E. Ehler -- 32. Quantifying the Impact of Insecticides on Food Web Structure of Rice Arthropod Populations in a Philippine Farmer's Irrigated Field: A Case Study / Kenneth G. Schoenly, Joel E. Cohen, K. L. Heong, Gertrudo S. Arida, Alberto T. Barrion and James A. Litsinger -- 33. The Impact of Industrial Fisheries on the Trophic Structure of Marine Ecosystems / Timothy R. Parsons -- 34. Trophic Flow Networks as Indicators of Ecosystem Stress / Robert E. Ulanowicz -- 35. The Role of Indirect Effects in Food Webs / Peter Abrams, Bruce A. Menge, Gary G. Mittelbach, David Spiller and Peter Yodzis -- 36. Productivity and Consumer Regulation - Concepts, Patterns, and Mechanisms / Lennart Persson, Janne Bengtsson, Bruce A. Menge and Mary E. Power -- 37. Time, Space, and Life History: Influences on Food Webs / Gary A. Polis, Robert D. Holt, Bruce A. Menge and Kirk O. Winemiller
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Food chains (Ecology)
Author Polis, Gary A., 1946-
Winemiller, Kirk O., 1956-
LC no. 94043155
ISBN 0412040514