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Title Population dynamics : new approaches and synthesis / edited by Naomi Cappuccino, Peter W. Price
Published San Diego : Academic Press, [1995]
©1995
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Description 1 online resource (xxi, 429 pages) : illustrations
Contents Novel approaches to the study of population dynamics / Naomi Cappuccino -- Population regulation : old arguments and a new synthesis / Peter Turchin -- Ecology, life history, and phylogeny of outbreak and nonoutbreak species / Alison F. Hunter -- Spatial behavior and temporal dynamics of outbreak and nonoutbreak species / Naomi Cappuccino, Hans Damman and Jean-François Dubuc -- Minor miners and major miners : population dynamics of leaf-mining insects / Michael J. Auerbach, Edward F. Connor and Susan Mopper -- Density-dependent dispersal and its consequences for population dynamics / Robert F. Denno and Merrill A. Peterson -- Using density-manipulation experiments to study population regulation / Susan Harrison and Naomi Cappuccino -- Butterfly metapopulation dynamics / Ilkka Hanski and Mikko Kuussaari -- Internal dynamics and metapopulations : experimental tests with predator-prey systems / Sandra J. Walde -- Herbivore-natural enemy interactions in fragmented and continuous forests / Jens Roland and Philip D. Taylor -- Simple models and complex interactions / Greg Dwyer -- Field experiments to study regulation of fluctuating populations / Judith H. Myers and Lorne D. Rothman -- Impact of life-history evolution on population dynamics : predicting the presence of maternal effects / MaryCarol Rossiter -- Long-term population dynamics of a seed-feeding insect in a landscape perspective / Christer Solbreck -- Adaptive behavior produces stability in herbivorous lady beetle populations / Takayuki Ohgushi -- Working toward theory on galling sawfly population dynamics / Peter W. Price, Timothy P. Craig and Heikki Roininen -- Host suitability, predation, and bark beetle population dynamics / John D. Reeve, Peter L. Lorio, Jr. and Matthew P. Ayres -- The dominance of different regulating factors for rangeland grasshoppers / Gary E. Belovsky and Anthony Joern -- Novelty and synthesis in the development of population dynamics / Peter W. Price and Mark D. Hunter
Summary An understanding of the dynamics of populations is critically important to ecologists, evolutionary biologists, wildlife managers, foresters, and many other biologists. This edited treatise brings together the latest research on how populations fluctuate in size, the factors that drive these changes, and the theories explaining how populations are regulated. The book also includes specific chapters dealing with insects of economic importance
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject Insect pests.
Insect populations.
Population biology.
Form Electronic book
Author Cappuccino, Naomi.
Price, Peter W.
ISBN 0121592707
9780121592707