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Academic & Professional Books  Insects & other Invertebrates  Insects  Insects: General

Insect Ecology

By: Peter W Price
874 pages, Figs, tabs, maps, graphs
Insect Ecology
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  • Insect Ecology ISBN: 9780471161844 Edition: 3 Hardback Aug 1997 Usually dispatched within 4 days
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With precision and breadth, this magnificent reference describes the interactions and dynamics of the world's richest group of species.

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Partial table of contents:; Importance of Insect Ecology.; Major Components and Processes in Ecosystems.; Development of Theory in Insect Ecology.; TROPHIC RELATIONSHIPS.; Plant and Insect Herbivore Relationships.; Interactions Between Prey and Predator.; Parasite and Prey Population Dynamics.; Mutualistic Associations.; Pollination Ecology.; POPULATIONS.; Life Histories and Reproductive Strategies.; Ecological Genetics.; Population Dynamics: Synthesis.; COMMUNITIES AND DISTRIBUTIONS.; Intraspecific and Interspecific Competition.; Diversity and Stability.; References.; Indexes.

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Biography

PETER W. PRICE is Regents Professor at Northern Arizona University. He holds degrees in forestry, forest entomology, and ecology and evolutionary biology, with his PhD earned at Cornell University. Dr. Price is author of Evolutionary Biology of Parasites and Biological Evolution, and coedited Evolutionary Strategies of Parasitic Insects and Mites; A New Ecology (Wiley); and Plant--Animal Interactions (Wiley). He has been recognized with a Guggenheim Fellowship, a Fulbright Senior Scholar Award, and a Founders' Memorial Lecturer Award from the Entomological Society of America.
By: Peter W Price
874 pages, Figs, tabs, maps, graphs
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