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Plant & Animal Populations

Methods in Demography

by Thomas A. Ebert

  • 76 Want to read
  • 2 Currently reading

Published by Academic Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Animal ecology,
  • Ecological science, the Biosphere,
  • Plant ecology,
  • Population & demography,
  • Probability & Statistics - General,
  • Methodology,
  • Science,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • Life Sciences - Biology - General,
  • Life Sciences - Ecology,
  • Science / Ecology,
  • Animal populations,
  • Plant populations,
  • Population Biology

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages312
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9281261M
    ISBN 100122287401
    ISBN 109780122287404

    We are particularly concerned with populations fragmented by human actions in the last years, encompassing most of the impacts arising from a fold increase in the human population. AB - One of the greatest unmet issues in conservation biology is the genetic management of fragmented animal and plant by:   Researchers have identified 9 commonalities among the populations: 1. They have a strong life purpose, something to wake up to excited for every day. 2. They eat a largely plant-based diet with the majority of their calories coming from grains, nuts, legumes, fruits & vegetables.

    Part II - Spatial Pattern in Animal and Plant Populations Chapter 6 Spatial Pattern and Indices of Dispersion Part III - Sampling and Experimental Design Chapter 7 Sample Size Determination and Statistical Power Chapter 8 Sampling Designs - Random Sampling, Adaptive and Systematic Sampling Chapter 9 Sequential Sampling Chapter 10 Experimental. control pests. Species (animal and plant) provide us with food, building materials, energy and medicines. They also provide vital services such as pollination, waste assimilation, water filtration and distribution of seeds and nutrients. Genetic diversity enables us to breed higher-yield and disease-resistant plants and animals and allows.

    A Practical Guide for Genetic Management of Fragmented Animal and Plant Populations book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. The ha. All the populations in the same place form a community. Populations in a community depend on each other. Populations can change if part of an ecosystem changes. Energy in Ecosystems Every living thing needs energy to live and grow. Living things get energy in different ways. A living thing that makes its own food is called a producer. Most.


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"This is an excellent book, well fitted to its intended purpose."--Jonathan Silvertown in JOURNAL OF ECOLOGY () "What it does it does soundly, providing anyone with demographic data from animal or plant populations with the standard methodology for its analysis."--Laurence Cook in BIOLOGICAL JOURNAL OF THE LINNEAN SOCIETYCited by: Plant and Animal Populations: Plant & Animal Populations book in Demography - Kindle edition by Ebert, Thomas A.

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This text/reference addresses the ever-increasing challenges of documenting population demographic changes, and will serve as a bridge from introductory ecology to both applied and theoretical demography. It emphasizes the analysis of population data taken from a wide variety of organisms, including terrestrial and aquatic plants and animals found in habitats from equatorial rain forests to.

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[Thomas A Ebert] -- "Plant and Animal Populations is a bridge from introductory ecology to both applied and theoretical demography. Emphasis is on the analysis of population data taken from a wide variety of organisms.

Population ecology, study of the processes that affect the distribution and abundance of animal and plant populations. common wildebeest A herd of common wildebeest (Connochaetes taurinus) migrating across a dusty savanna in Africa.

The first section (Chapters 1 to 8) covers topics of classical phenotypic data analysis for prediction of breeding values in animal and plant breeding programs. In the second section (Chapters 9 to 13) we provide the concept and overall review of available tools for using DNA markers for predictions of genetic merits in breeding populations.

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Plant protein sources have been studied for their effects on blood pressure. According to a meta-analysis published ina soy protein isolate reduces systolic and diastolic blood pressures by mm Hg and mm Hg, respectively (Dong et al.

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i Contents Preface xi Acknowledgments xiii C H A P T E R 1 Projection from a Life Table Introduction 1 Life Tables 3 Population Projection 4 Problems 8 BASIC Program. One of the greatest unmet challenges in conservation biology is the genetic management of fragmented populations of threatened animal and plant species.

More than a million small, isolated, population fragments of threatened species are likely suffering inbreeding depression and loss of evolutionary potential, resulting in elevated extinction risks. Plant and animal populations [Chapter 5], in USDA Forest Service, Eastern Region, USDA Forest Service North Central Research Station, USDA Forest Service, Southern Region, and USDA Southern Research Station eds., Ozark-Ouachita Highlands assessment: terrestrial vegetation and wildlife.

The groundbreaking new book “Genetic Management of Fragmented Animal and Plant Populations,” published Sept. 13 by Oxford University Press, addresses one of today’s greatest conservation challenges. Written by leaders of the conservation genetics field, including two Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute scientists emeritus, Jonathan Ballou and Katherine Ralls, and a.

Vegetarian and Plant-Based Diets in Health and Disease Prevention examines the science of vegetarian and plant-based diets and their nutritional impact on human health. This book assembles the science related to vegetarian and plant-based diets in a comprehensive, balanced, single reference that discusses both the overall benefits of plant.

Monitoring Plant and Animal Populations offers an overview of population monitoring issues that is accessible to the typical field biologist and land managers with a modest statistical background.

The text includes concrete guidelines for ecologists to follow to design a statistically defensible monitoring program. User-friendly, practical guide, written in a highly readable format. Goals / Objectives Understanding the dynamics of plant populations in human modified landscapes requires (1) empirical data on how ecological interactions that influence different stages of plant life history are modified and (2) a modeling framework into which these data can be incorporated to project trends in population growth.

I am proposing to use field experiments, long-term demographic. The first volume of the “China Plant Red Book” identified rare and endangered species, including endangered species, rare species, and vulnerable species. Inthe “National Key Protected Wild Plants” identified about rare and endangered plant species (Chinese State Report on Biodiversity Editorial Committee ).ecological wisdom for estimating populations of different animal and plant species, and if you are assigned to study elephant populations, you should begin by finding out how other elephant ecologists have estimated population size in this species.

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