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Toward a more exact ecology : the second jubilee symposium to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the British Ecological Society, St. Catherine's College, Oxford, 13-15 September 1988, published as the 30th Symposium of the Society

Author: P J Grubb; John B Whittaker; British Ecological Society. Symposium; St. Catherine's College (University of Oxford)
Publisher: Oxford ; Boston : Blackwell Scientific Publications ; Brookline Village, Mass. : Publishers' Business Services [distributor], 1989.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Since the mid-1970s, ecology has emerged from being a predominantly descriptive subject to one with a substantial theoretical framework underpinned by evidence from experiments. This text details  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Conference papers and proceedings
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Material Type: Conference publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: P J Grubb; John B Whittaker; British Ecological Society. Symposium; St. Catherine's College (University of Oxford)
ISBN: 0632025794 9780632025794 0632026855 9780632026852
OCLC Number: 19624137
Description: x, 468 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Toward a more exact ecology : a personal view of the issues / P.J. Grubb --
Gas exchange of plants in the field / S.P. Long --
Telemetric recording of physiological data from free-living animals / P.J. Butler --
Determination of respiration rates of free-living animals by the double-labelling technique / D.M. Bryant --
Analysis of insect population dynamics / W.W. Murdoch --
Control of population size in birds : the grey partridge as a case study / G.R. Potts and N.J. Aebischer --
Mechanisms in plant population control / E. Van der Meijden --
The reproductive ecology of plants and eusocial animals / D.G. Lloyd --
Comparative studies in evolutionary ecology / P.H. Harvey and M.D. Pagel --
An experimentalist's approach to the role of costs of reproduction in the evolution of life-histories / L. Partridge --
Factors affecting the relative abundances of forest tree species / H.H. Shugart and D.L. Urban --
Insect herbivory and plant defence theory / P.J. Edwards --
Butterfly-ant mutualisms / N.E. Pierce --
Energy flow and productivity in the oceans / R.E. Ulanowicz --
Soils as components and controllers of ecosystem processes / E.A. Paul --
Forest decline in central Europe : the unravelling of multiple causes / G.H.M. Krause --
Water pollution and the management of ecosystems : a case study of science and scientist / B. Moss --
Toward an exact human ecology / M. Slesser.
Responsibility: edited by Peter J. Grubb, John B. Whittaker.

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