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The biology of rarity : causes and consequences of rare-common differences

Author: William E Kunin; Kevin J Gaston
Publisher: London ; New York : Chapman & Hall, 1997.
Series: Population and community biology series, 17.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: William E Kunin; Kevin J Gaston
ISBN: 0412633809 9780412633805
OCLC Number: 36442106
Description: xiv, 280 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: pt. 1. Rarity and Rare-Common Differences. 1. Introduction: on the causes and consequences of rare-common differences / William E. Kunin. 2. Rare-common differences: an overview / Kevin J. Gaston and William E. Kunin. 3. What is rarity? / Kevin J. Gaston. 4. Who is rare? Artefacts and complexities of rarity determination / Tim M. Blackburn and Kevin J. Gaston --
pt. 2. Mechanisms Creating Rare-Common Differences. 5. Who gets the short bits of the broken stick? / Michael L. Rosenzweig and Mark V. Lomolino. 6. Speciation and rarity: separating cause from consequence / Steven L. Chown. 7. How do rare species avoid extinction? A paleontological view / Michael L. McKinney. 8. Extinction risk and rarity on an ecological timescale / Georgina M. Mace and Melanie Kershaw. 9. Population biology and rarity: on the complexity of density dependence in insect-plant interactions / William E. Kunin. 10. Genetic consequences of different patterns of distribution and abundance / Jeffrey D. Karron.
Series Title: Population and community biology series, 17.
Responsibility: edited by William E. Kunin and Kevin J. Gaston.
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