A Primer of Ecology
With the aim of teaching students the essential models in population and community ecology, this book explains in detail the basic concepts of exponential and logistic population growth, age-structured demography, metapopulation dynamics, competition, predation and island biogeography.
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POPULATION DYNAMICS OF SUBTIDAL ASCIDIANS Ascidians, or “sea squirts,"
are filter-feeding invertebrates that live attached to pier pilings and rock walls.
These animals are important components of subtidal “fouling" communities ...
The mortality rate of ascidians (Ascidia mentula) at the six population sites
appears to be independent of population size. (b) Density-dependent recruitment
rates. The rate of recruitment of new juveniles into ascidian populations is ...
... 65–66 AIDS virus 166 Allee effect in ascidian populations, 46–47 defined, 29
victim population size and, 154 Allelopathy, 112 o, (alpha), see Competition
coefficient; Encounter rate Amplitude, of population cycle, 35–36 Anchovy
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This is a very good introduction to the mathematical models used in population dynamics. The author begins with a simple exponential model of population growth, gradually extends the model to account ... Read full review
Logistic Population Growth
AgeStructured Population Growth
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