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Natural Regulation of Animal Populations

1st Edition

By Ian A. McLaren


202 pages

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Surveying an area dense with conflicting observations and ideas, this volume vividly depicts the current state of knowledge as well as the great diversity of opinion in the field of population ecology. Ten papers by outstanding authorities focus on three main issues-the effects of environment and population density on population dynamics, the influence of animal behavior on population growth, and the possibilities of genetic feedback or short-term evolutionary change on control of animal populations. An incisive introduction by the editor establishes a frame of reference and supplies succinct resolutions of some of the important controversies dealt with in these pages.

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BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Zoology / General
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology / General