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Advances in ecological research

Author: Hal Caswell; R A Desharnais
Publisher: California : Academic P., 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Highlights the contributions laboratory studies are making to our understanding of the dynamics of ecological and evolutionary systems. This book presents results from a range of laboratory systems  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Hal Caswell; R A Desharnais
ISBN: 0120139375 9780120139378
OCLC Number: 605190288
Target Audience: Professional & Scholarly.
Description: 400 pages : 100 illustrations ; 22.9 cm
Contents: 1. Understanding Ecological Concepts: The Role of Laboratory Systems -- Michael B. Bohsall and Michael P. Hassell2. Complexity, Evolution, and Persistence in Host-Parasitoid Experimental Systems with Callosobruchus Beetles as the Host -- Midori Tuda and Masakazu Shimada3. Population Dynamics, Life History and Demography: Lessons from Drosophila -- Lawrence D. Mueller, Casandra L. Rauser and Michael R. Rose4. Nonlinear Stochastic Population Dynamics: The Flour Beetle Tribolium as an Effective Tool of Discovery-- Brian Dennis, Shandelle M. Henson and Aaron A. King5. Population Dynamics in a Noisy World: Lessons from a Mite Experimental System --Tim Benton and Andrew Beckerman6. Global Persistence Despite Local Extinction in Acarine Predator-Prey Systems: Lessons from Experimental and Mathematical Exercises -- Maurice W. Sabelis, Arne Janssen, Odo Diekmann, Vincent A.A. Janssen, Erik Van Gool and Minus Van Baalen7. Ecological and Evolutionary Dynamics of Experimental Plankton Communities -- Gregor F. Fussman, Stephen P. Ellner, Nelson G. Hairston, Jr., Laura E. Jones, Kyle W. Shertzer and Takehito Yoshida8. The Contribution of Laboratory Experiments on Protists to Understanding Population and Metapopulation Dynamics-- Marcel Holyoak and Sharon P. Lawler9. Microbial Experimental Systems in Ecology -- Christine M. Jessup, Samantha E. Forde and Brendan J. M. Bohannan10. Parasitism Between Co-Infecting Bacteriophages -- Paul E. Turner11. Constructing Nature: Laboratory Models as Necessary Tools for Investigating Complex Ecological Communities -- Marc W. Cadotte, James A. Drake and Tadashi Fukami
Other Titles: Population Dynamics and Laboratory Ecology.
Responsibility: series editor Hal Caswell. Vol. 37, Population Dynamics and Laboratory Ecology / edited by R.A. Desharnais.


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