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The distribution and abundance of animals

Author: H G Andrewartha; Charles Birch
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, [1954]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Asks the fundamental question: How does the environment influence the animal's chance to survive and multiply? The book is the search for the answer.
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Andrewartha, H.G. (Herbert George), 1907-
Distribution and abundance of animals.
Chicago, University of Chicago Press [1954]
(OCoLC)595874265
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Andrewartha, H.G. (Herbert George), 1907-
Distribution and abundance of animals.
Chicago, University of Chicago Press [1954]
(OCoLC)609238286
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: H G Andrewartha; Charles Birch
ISBN: 0226020266 9780226020266
OCLC Number: 557800
Description: xv, 782 pages : illustrations, maps, graphs, tables ; 25 cm
Contents: Introduction. The scope of ecology ; Components of environment --
Physiological aspects of ecology. The innate capacity for increase in numbers ; Dispause ; Dispersal --
Analysis of environment. Weather : temperature ; Weather : moisture ; Weather : light ; Other animals of the same kind ; Other organisms of different kinds ; Food ; A place in which to live --
The numbers of animals in natural populations. Empirical examples of the numbers of animals in natural populations ; A general theory of the numbers of animals in natural populations --
Genetic aspects of ecology. Genetic plasticity of species ; Ecology and the origin of species.
Responsibility: by H.G. Andrewartha and L.C. Birch.

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Asks the fundamental question: How does the environment influence the animal's chance to survive and multiply? The book is the search for the answer.

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