Population and Community Ecology of Ontogenetic Development

Population and Community Ecology of Ontogenetic Development

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A bird's-eye view of community and population effects of ontogenetic development -- Life history processes, ontogenetic development, and density dependence -- Biomass overcompensation -- Emergent allee effects through biomass overcompensation -- Emergent facilitation among predators on size-structured prey -- Ontogenetic niche shifts -- Mixed interactions -- Ontogenetic niche shifts, predators, and coexistence among consumer species -- Dynamics of consumer-resource systems -- Dynamics of consumer-resource systems with discrete reproduction : multiple resources and confronting model predictions with empirical data -- Cannibalism in size-structured systems -- Demand-driven systems, model hierarchies, and ontogenetic asymmetry.mortality levels for q = 0.5 and z = 0.1 (see figure 3.3), adults spend 98 percent of their gross biomass production, ()R CAIƒI‰ u, on maintenance costs and only 2 percent on reproduction. in cases where juveniles grow over a more substantialanbsp;...


Title:Population and Community Ecology of Ontogenetic Development
Author: André M. de Roos, Lennart Persson
Publisher:Princeton University Press - 2013
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