Ecology and Management of the North American Moose / Edition 2

Ecology and Management of the North American Moose / Edition 2

by Charles C. Schwartz
     
 

ISBN-10: 0870818953

ISBN-13: 9780870818950

Pub. Date: 10/28/2007

Publisher: University Press of Colorado


Back in print as a University Press of Colorado edition, this abundantly illustrated volume with field sketch illustrations by William D. Berry fully explains moose biology and ecology and assesses the increasingly complex enterprise of managing moose. Twenty-one of the world's authorities on the species discuss its taxonomy, reproduction and growth, feeding…  See more details below

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Back in print as a University Press of Colorado edition, this abundantly illustrated volume with field sketch illustrations by William D. Berry fully explains moose biology and ecology and assesses the increasingly complex enterprise of managing moose. Twenty-one of the world's authorities on the species discuss its taxonomy, reproduction and growth, feeding habits, behavior, population dynamics, relationships with predators, incidental mortality, seasonal migration patterns, and habitat and harvest management.

Contributors include Warren B. Ballard, Arnold H. Boer, Anthony B. Bubenik, M. E. Buss, Kenneth N. Child, Vincent F.J. Crichton, Albert W. Franzmann, Kris J. Hundertmark, Patrick D. Karns, Murray W. Lankester, Richard E. McCabe, James M. Peek, Henry M. Reeves, Wayne L. Regelin, Lyle A. Renecker, William M. Samuel, Charles C. Schwartz, Robert W. Stewart, Ian D. Thompson, H. R. Timmermann, and Victor Van Ballenberghe. A Wildlife Management Institute book

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780870818950
Publisher:
University Press of Colorado
Publication date:
10/28/2007
Edition description:
Revised
Pages:
776
Product dimensions:
8.70(w) x 11.20(h) x 2.00(d)

Table of Contents

List of Figures
List of Tables
In Memoriam
Preface
Acknowledgments
Ch. 1Of Moose and Man1
Ch. 2Evolution, Taxonomy and Morphophysiology77
Ch. 3Population Distribution, Density and Trends125
Ch. 4Reproduction, Natality and Growth141
Ch. 5Behavior173
Ch. 6Population Dynamics223
Ch. 7Predator/Prey Relationships247
Ch. 8Incidental Mortality275
Ch. 9Home Range, Dispersal and Migration303
Ch. 10Interspecific Relationships337
Ch. 11Habitat Relationships351
Ch. 12Management of Moose Habitat377
Ch. 13Food Habits and Feeding Behavior403
Ch. 14Nutrition and Energetics441
Ch. 15Pests, Parasites and Diseases479
Ch. 16Restraint, Translocation and Husbandry519
Ch. 17Population and Harvest Management559
Ch. 18Hunting617
Ch. 19The Future of Moose Management and Research655
App. ACommon and Scientific Names of Plants Cited665
App. BCommon and Scientific Names of Animals Cited669
References671
Contributors726
Index727

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