Frontiers of population ecology / R.B. Floyd, A.W. Sheppard, P.J. De Barro.Material type: TextPublication details: Collingwood, VIC, Australia : CSIRO Pub, 1996.ISBN:
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Papers from a meeting held Apr. 1995 in Canberra, Australia.
Date from label on t.p. verso.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Preface / Paul Wellings -- Alexander John Nicholson / Ian Mackerras -- Evolutionary theory and the foundations of population ecology: the work of A. J. Nicholson (1895-1969) / Sharon E. Kingsland -- Frontiers of population ecology / William W. Murdoch and Roger M. Nisbet -- Detecting density dependence / David R. Fox and T. J. Ridsdill-Smith -- Density-perturbation experiments for understanding population regulation / Naomi Cappuccino and Susan Harrison -- Is long-term persistence of harvested populations evidence of density dependence? / Richard McGarvey -- Interaction of temperature and resources in population dynamics: an experimental test of theory / Mark E. Ritchie -- Forest-insect defoliator interaction in Canada's forests in a warming climate / Richard A. Fleming -- Population regulation in aphids / A. F. G. Dixon, P. Kindlmann and R. Sequeira -- Population dynamics beyond two species: hosts, parasitoids and pathogens / Michael Begon, Roger G. Bowers and Steven M. Sait [et al.] -- Mammal populations: fluctuation, regulation, life history theory and their implications for conservation / A. R. E. Sinclair -- Vertebrate community dynamics in the boreal forest of north-western Canada / C. J. Krebs, A. R. E. Sinclair and S. Boutin -- Natal dispersal distance under the influence of competition / Michael A. McCarthy -- The population biology of marine mammals / John Harwood and Pejman Rohani -- The balance of plant populations / Michael J. Crawley and Mark Rees -- Ecology of predator-prey and parasitoid-host systems: progress since Nicholson / Nigel D. Barlow and Stephen D. Wratten -- Parasitoid foraging: the importance of variation in individual behavior for population dynamics / Louise E. M. Vet -- Sources of stability in host-parasitoid dynamics / Andrew D. Taylor -- Comparative transmission dynamics of two insect pathogens / Robert J. Knell, Michael Begon and David J. Thompson -- Population regulation in insects used to control thistles: can this predict effectiveness? / Andy W. Sheppard and Tim Woodburn -- The dynamics of disease in natural plant populations / Jeremy J. Burdon -- The role of mutualisms in plant population dynamics / Andrew R. Watkinson, Kevin K. Newsham and Alastair H. Fitter -- Ecological constraints to the deployment of arthropod resistant crop plants: a cautionary tale / Joanne C. Daly and Paul W. Wellings -- Influence of variable qualities of Eucalyptus and other host-trees in sap-feeding insects / Roger A. Farrow and Robert B. Floyd -- Indirect effects of grazing gastropods on recruitment of Sydney rock oysters / Marti J. Anderson -- Matters of scale in the dynamics of populations and communities / Peter Chesson -- Spatial patterns of variance in density of intertidal populations / A. J. Underwood -- Decision theory and biodiversity management: How to manage a metapopulation / Hugh P. Possingham -- Population trajectories through space and time: a holistic approach to insect migration / V. A. Drake and A. G. Gatehouse -- Simulating spatially distributed populations / Murray G. Efford -- Spatial modelling and population ecology / Paul A. Walker -- Molecular ecology: contributions from molecular genetics to population ecology / Craig Moritz and Shane Lavery -- Why do so many Australian birds cooperate: social evolution in the Corvida? / Andrew Cockburn -- Assessing evolutionary hypotheses generated from mitochondrial DNA: inferences from Drosophila / J. W. O. Ballard and N. J. Galway -- Genetic structure of invading insects and the case of the knopper gallwasp / Paul Sunnucks and Graham N. Stone -- The genetic and environmental components of host dependent stratification of herbivorous insect populations / Paul J. De Barro, Thomas N. Sherratt and Norman Maclean -- Land management and population ecology / Stephen R. Morton -- Spatial variation in food limitation: the effects of foraging constraints on the distribution and abundance of feral pigs in the rangelands / David Choquenot and Nick Dexter -- Responses of wild rabbit population to imposed sterility / C. Kent Williams and Laurie E. Twigg -- Frequency dependent competitiveness and the sterile insect release method / Rod J. Mahon -- The balance of weed populations / W. M. Lonsdale -- The population ecology of the invasive tropical shrubs Cryptostegia grandiflora and Ziziphus mauritiana in relation to fire / A. C. Grice and J. R. Brown -- Some recent developments in the management of marine living resources / W. K. de la Mare -- Bifurcations, structural stability and persistent populations; new insights into classical models with harvesting and stocking / Mary R. Myerscough.