Adaptive Herbivore Ecology: From Resources to Populations in Variable Environments (Cambridge Studies in Ecology Student ed)

Adaptive Herbivore Ecology: From Resources to Populations in Variable Environments (Cambridge Studies in Ecology Student ed)

By: R.Norman Owen-Smith (author)Paperback

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The adaptation of herbivore behavior to seasonal and geo- graphic variations in vegetation quantity and quality is inadequately modeled by conventional methods. Norman Owen-Smith innovatively links the principles of adaptive behavior to their consequences for population dynamics and community ecology, through the application of a metaphysiological modeling approach. The modeling approach accommodates various sources of environmental variability, in space and time, in a simple conceptual way and has the potential to be applied to other consumer-resource systems. Norman Owen-Smith is Research Professor in African Ecology and heads the Centre for African Ecology at the University of the Witwatersrand.

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Norman Owen-Smith is a research professor in African ecology and heads the Centre for African Ecology at the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg.

Product Details

  • publication date: 01/07/2005
  • ISBN13: 9781868144273
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 390
  • ID: 9781868144273
  • weight: 570
  • ISBN10: 1868144275
  • edition: Student ed

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