3 edition of Population, ecology, and social evolution found in the catalog.
Population, ecology, and social evolution
International Congress of Anthropological and Ethnological Sciences Chicago 1973.
Includes bibliographies and indexes.
|Statement||editor, Steven Polgar.|
|Contributions||Polgar, Steven, 1931-|
|LC Classifications||GN360 .I57 1973|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||x, 354 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||354|
|LC Control Number||75332890|
An indispensable book for all behavioral biologists and their students.' John Alcock, Arizona State University 'Social Behaviour: Genes, Ecology and Evolution provides the first extensive synthesis of research on animal social behaviour since the publication of E. O. Wilson's Sociobiology in Taking an evolutionary perspective, Ecology: The Economy of Nature, acclimates you to the field by focusing on quantitative problem stevefrithphotography.com over four decades, this book has helped define introductory ecology courses, ensuring students like you have the right skills to succeed in this area of science.
Start studying AP Environmental Science (Evolution, Biodiversity, and Population Ecology). Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. The book begins with the natural history of the planet, considers portions of the whole in the middle chapters, and ends with another perspective of the entire planet in the concluding chapter. 8 Social Relations Section III Population Ecology 9 Population Distribution and Abundance 10 Population Dynamics Section III Population Ecology.
This is the first book on population genomics – a fast-emerging fascinating discipline; The book discusses key concepts, approaches and applications of population genomics addressing various fundamental and applied aspects in population genetics, evolution, ecology, conservation, breeding, and . The basic common core of ecology and evolution is sometimes called population bi-ology. Human ecology borrows a complex of ideas from population biologists. The most basic of these are the ideas of population growth and regulation in a single population, as developed by demographers. If we add heritable variation,suchasgeneticvariationtothe.
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Population, evolution, and theoretical paradigms / Steven Polgar --Determination of the size, density, and growth rate of hunting-gathering populations / Fekri A. Hassan --The earliest farming: demography as cause and consequence / Bennet Bronson --Population pressure and the origins of agriculture: an archaeological example from the coast of.
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Jun 15, · Fish Ecology, Evolution, and Exploitation: A New Theoretical Synthesis (Monographs in Population Biology).
"This book brings together renowned researchers working on sociality in different animals. For the first time, they compile the evidence for the importance of ecological factors in the evolution of social life, ranging from invertebrate to vertebrate social systems, and evaluate its importance versus that of relatedness."--Jacket.
Monographs in Population Biology is a continuing series of books intended to examine important aspects of the ecology and evolution of plants and animals.
Embracing both theoretical and empirical studies in a variety of subject areas, the series aims at well-written books that emphasize synthesis. Examples, problems, extensive marginal notes and numerous graphs enhance the book's value to students in classes ranging from population biology and population ecology to mathematical biology and mathematical ecology.
The book will also be useful as a supplement to introductory courses in ecology. A population is a subset of individuals of one species that occupies a particular geographic area and, in sexually reproducing species, interbreeds.
The geographic boundaries of a population are easy to establish for some species but more difficult for others. For example, plants or animals occupying islands have a geographic range defined by the perimeter of the island.
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The book emphasizes the particular characteristics of plants that affect their population biology, and evolutionary questions that are particularly relevant for plants. Wherever appropriate, it is shown how ecology and genetics interact, presenting a rounded picture of the population biology of plants.
Hannan & Freeman: Organizational Ecology. Population ecology is the study of dynamic changes within a given set of organizations. Using the population as their level of analysis, population ecologists statistically examine the birth and mortality of organizations and organizational forms within the population over long periods.
Plant ecology. This book covers the following topics in plant ecology: Ecology of Roots, Ecology of Stems, Ecology of Leaves, Symbiosis, Pollination, Reciprocal Nutritive Disjunctive Symbiosis, Social Conjunctive Symbiosis, Nutritive Conjunctive Symbiosis, Growth Habits of Plants, Plant Communities, Plant Succession and Applied Ecology.
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Population ecology is the study of populations and their interactions with the environment. A population is a group of individuals of a species in a particular area. Population ecology studies things like population growth, selection strategies, population distribution, demographics and.
Population Ecology in Practice is an excellent book for upper-level undergraduate and graduate students taking courses in population ecology or ecological statistics, as well as established researchers needing a desktop reference for contemporary methods used to develop robust population assessments.
Contents. Dedication Preface. This book provides a novel framework for combining these two subjects and considers a range of conservation issues. From Individual Behaviour to Population Ecology - William J. Sutherland. The Ecology of Social Behavior explores the relationships between ecology and the origins and maintenance of social behavior.
The chapters in this book suggest that a consideration of ecological factors is necessary to any paradigm that tries to explain the origins and maintenance of social behavior.
Worldwide, Population Ecology is the leading textbook on this titled subject. Written primarily for students, it describes the present state of population ecology in terms that can be readily understood by undergraduates with little or no background in the subject.
Carefully chosen experimental examples illustrate each topic, and studies of plants and animals are combined to show how /5(2). Scope. Social Evolution welcomes submissions on social behaviour and the evolution of the underlying mechanisms that facilitate this behavior.
It aims to promote advances beyond taxonomic boundaries and will publish articles from across the taxonomic spectrum, from bacteria, invertebrates to vertebrates.
The main subfields of evolutionary ecology are life history evolution, sociobiology (the evolution of social behavior), the evolution of inter specific relations (cooperation, predator–prey interactions, parasitism, mutualism) and the evolution of biodiversity and of communities.
Population, ecology, and social evolution. Add to My Bookmarks Export citation. Type Book Author(s) Steven Polgar, International Congress of Anthropological and Ethnological Sciences Date c Publisher Mouton Pub place The Hague Volume World anthropology ISBN X.Reviews "Krohne has produced a well-written and very readable ecology text.
The book has excellent examples and a fresh evolutionary perspective on ecology, and it will be widely useful for ecology classes."--Anurag Agrawal, Cornell University "This book is a superb combination of accessibility, integration, and soundness.Nov 12, · He argued that an understanding of the evolution of population parameters (including life history variables) should be one of the principal aims of evolutionary ecology and population biology and predicted that, by the yearsociobiology and behavioural ecology would have become closely allied with population biology and genetics, while Cited by: