Evolutionary Ecology / Edition 5

Evolutionary Ecology / Edition 5

by Eric R. Pianka
     
 

This classic text presents a unique evolutionary approach to ecology. The entire text has been improved, updated, and extensively reorganized and a new chapter (16) has been added. The Sixth Edition reflects the extent to which humans now dominate ecosystems, with anthropogenic (human) effects interwoven into every chapter.See more details below

Overview

This classic text presents a unique evolutionary approach to ecology. The entire text has been improved, updated, and extensively reorganized and a new chapter (16) has been added. The Sixth Edition reflects the extent to which humans now dominate ecosystems, with anthropogenic (human) effects interwoven into every chapter.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780065012255
Publisher:
Addison-Wesley Educational Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
09/28/1993
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
486

Table of Contents

Preface.

1. Background.

2. History and Biogeography.

3. Meteorology.

4. Climate and Vegetation.

5. Resource Acquisition and Allocation.

6. Rules of Inheritance.

7. Evolution and Natural Selection.

8. Vital Statistics of Populations.

9. Population Growth and Regulation.

10. Sociality.

11. Interactions Between Populations.

12. Competition.

13. The Ecological Niche.

14. Experimental Ecology.

15. Predation and Parasitism.

16. Phylogenetics in Ecology.

17. Community and Ecosystem Ecology.

18. Biodiversity and Community Stability.

19. Island Biogeography and Conservation Biology.

References.

Index.

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