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Lagomorph biology : evolution, ecology, and conservation

Author: Paulo C Alves; Nuno Ferrand; Klaus Hackländer
Publisher: Berlin ; New York : Springer, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This is the first book to cover all aspects of Lagomorph biology. In the last few decades, a huge amount of information has been made available to the scientific community that has resulted in  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Congresses
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Paulo C Alves; Nuno Ferrand; Klaus Hackländer
ISBN: 9783540724452 3540724451
OCLC Number: 166358165
Notes: Based on papers presented at a conference and reviewed for later publication.
Description: xviii, 413 pages : illustrations (some color), maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction to the Lagomorpha / Joseph A. Chapman and John E.C. Flux --
Prehistoric and historic artificial dispersal of lagomorphs on the Mediterranean islands / Marco Masseti and Anna M. De Marinis --
The lagomorph fossil record and the origin of the European rabbit / Nieves Lopez-Martinez --
Inferring the evolutionary history of the European rabbit (Oryctolagus cuniculus) from molecular markers / Nuno Ferrand --
Phylogenetic aspects of nuclear and mitochondrial gene-pool characteristics of South and North African Cape hares (Lepus capensis) and European hares (Lepus europaeus) / Franz Suchentrunk, Hichem Ben Slimen and Hakan Sert --
The world of pikas / Andrew T. Smith --
When? where? and for how long? : census design considerations for an alpine lagomorph, the collared pika (Ochotona collaris) / Shawn F. Morrison and David S. Hik --
Weather effects on reproduction, survival, and body mass of European rabbits in a temperate zone habitat / Heiko G. Rödel and Dietrich von Holst --
Ecosystem engineering effects of European rabbits in a Mediterranean habitat / Lucía Gálvez [and others] --
Forest-fire regime : the missing link to understand snowshoe hare population fluctuations? / Jean Ferron and Martin-Hugues St-Laurent --
Introduced lagomorphs as a threat to "native" lagomorphs : the case of the eastern cottontail (Sylvilagus floridanus) in northern Italy / Anna Vidus Rosin, Nicola Gilio and Alberto Meriggi --
Testing multiple hypotheses to identify causes of the decline of a lagomorph species : the New England cottontail as a case study / John A. Litvaitis [and others] --
Many common odour cues and (at least) one pheromone shaping the behaviour of young rabbits / Benôist Schaal [and others] --
Mother-young and within-litter relations in the European rabbit Oryctolagus cuniculus / Amando Bautista, Margarita Martínez-Gómez and Robyn Hudson --
Fertility and infertility in the European hare Lepus europaeus in Australia / Philip Stott, Stephen Harris and Nicole Wight --
A review of competition between rabbits (Oryctolagus cuniculus) and hares (Lepus europaeus) / John E.C. Flux --
European brown hare syndrome / K. Frölich and A. Lavazza --
How many caliciviruses are there in rabbits? : a review on RHDV and correlated viruses / Antonio Lavazza and Lorenzo Capucci --
Geographic and seasonal variation in the impact of rabbit haemorrhagic disease on European rabbits, Oryctolagus cuniculus, and rabbit damage in Australia / Greg Mutze [and others] --
Conservation of endangered lagomorphs / Andrew T. Smith --
Managing the European rabbit : converging interests between Australian research for rabbit control and European research for their conservation / Brian Cooke --
Improving rabbit restocking success : a review of field experiments in France / Jérôme Letty, Jacky Aubineau and Stéphane Marchandeau --
Recovering the endangered riparian brush rabbit (Sylvilagus bachmani riparius) : reproduction and growth in confinement and survival after translocation / Daniel F. Williams [and others] --
Conservation of critically endangered lagomorphs : the Tehuantepec jackrabbit (Lepus flavigularis) as an example / Verónica Farías [and others] --
A review of the biology and conservation of the Amami rabbit (Pentalagus furnessi) / Fumio Yamada --
Overview of lagomorph research : what we have learned and what we still need to do / Klaus Hackländer, Nuno Ferrand and Paulo C. Alves --
Lagomorph species : geographical distribution and conservation status / Paulo C. Alves and Klaus Hackländer.
Responsibility: Paulo C. Alves, Nuno Ferrand, Klaus Hackländer (eds.).

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