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Author Ricklefs, Robert E., author

Title Ecology : the economy of nature
Edition Seventh edition / Robert E. Ricklefs and Rick Relyea
Published New York : W.H. Freeman and Company, 2014


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 W'BOOL  577 Ric/Eon 2014  AVAILABLE
Description 1 volume (various pagings) : illustrations, maps ; 27 cm
Contents Contents: Introduction: Ecology, evolution, and the scientific method -- Part I: Life and the physical environment. Adaptations to aquatic environments ; Adaptations to terrestrial environments ; Adaptations to variable environments ; Climates and soils ; Terrestrial and aquatic biomes -- Part II: Organisms. Evolution and adaptation ; Life histories ; Reproductive strategies ; Social behaviors -- Part III: Populations. Population distributions ; Population growth and regulation ; Population dynamics over space and time -- Part IV: Species interactions. Predation and herbivory ; Parasitism and infectious diseases ; Competition ; Mutualism -- Part V: Communities and ecosystems. Community structure ; Community succession ; Movement of energy in ecosystems ; Movement of elements in ecosystems -- Part VI: Global ecology. Landscape ecology, biogeography, and global biodiversity ; Global conservation of biodiversity -- Appendices: Reading graphs ; Statistical tables ; Answers to analyzing ecology and graphing the data exercises -- Glossary
Notes Formerly CIP. Uk
Previous edition: 2010
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Ecology -- Textbooks.
Genre/Form Textbooks.
Author Relyea, Rick, author
LC no. 2013943309
ISBN 1429249951 (paperback)
9781429249959 (paperback)
Other Titles Economy of nature