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General Ecology

Textbook

By: David T Krohne

512 pages, B/w photos, b/w illus, figs, tabs, maps

Wadsworth

Paperback | Dec 2001 | Edition: 2 | #127571 | ISBN: 0534375286
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About this book

Written for the US biology majors course in general ecology, Krohne's text uses an evolutionary approach to examine communities, populations, and ecosystems, as well as organisms.


Contents

Part 1 The science of ecology; adaptation and evolution; abiotic factors and limits. Part 2 Population ecology: demography and population growth; population regulation; intraspecific variation; life-history strategies; behavioural ecology. Part 3 Community ecology: competition; predation; community structure; species diversity; succession. Part 4 Ecosystems: energy flow and trophic structure; biogeochemical and nutrient cycles; patterns of terrestrial vegetation; freshwater and marine systems.

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