Wildlife Ecology and Management / Edition 1

Wildlife Ecology and Management / Edition 1

by Graeme Caughley, J. Sinclair, Anthony R. E. Sinclair
     
 

ISBN-10: 0865421447

ISBN-13: 9780865421448

Pub. Date: 07/28/1994

Publisher: Wiley

This is the first fully integrated undergraduate text focussing on the ecology and management of wildlife, with an emphasis on mammals and birds. The first eleven chapters of the book take the reader through the basic principles of ecology necessary for an understanding of wildlife management. Further chapters progress to the practical problems experienced in wildlife…  See more details below

Overview

This is the first fully integrated undergraduate text focussing on the ecology and management of wildlife, with an emphasis on mammals and birds. The first eleven chapters of the book take the reader through the basic principles of ecology necessary for an understanding of wildlife management. Further chapters progress to the practical problems experienced in wildlife management, treating management as problems in applied ecology.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780865421448
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
07/28/1994
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
334
Product dimensions:
6.90(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Preface; Introduction; Biomes; Animals as individuals; Animals in populations; Dispersal, dispersion and distribution; Resources and herbivory; Food and feeding; Competition within species; Competition and facilitation between species; Predation; Parasites and pathogens; Counting animals; Experimental management; Conservation in theory; Conservation in practice; Wildlife harvesting; Wildlife control; Appendix; References; Index.

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