1 edition of Animal populations in relation to their food resources found in the catalog.
Animal populations in relation to their food resources
in Oxford, Blackwell 
Written in English
|Series||British Ecological Society. Symposium no. 10|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xx, 477 p. illus., maps. ;|
|Number of Pages||477|
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The result of the second approach, given in this volume, is therefore a mixture of preliminary progress. Animal Populations in Relation to their Food Resources, edited by Adam Watson.
Blackwells, £ This compilation consists of 22 papers plus some introductory and closing discussions at the Tenth British Ecological Society symposium.
The main papers are divided into three sections which give an idea ofAuthor: C. Perrins. In May he led a walk at Glenshee on which he showed the participants the long-lying snow-patches of the Cairngorms and the effects of snow-lie on vegetation.
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Blackwell Scientific Born: 14 AprilTurriff, Scotland. The papers read at this symposium [cf. also RAE A 59 ] include: HUGHES, R. & WALKER, J. The role of food in the population dynamics of the Australian bushfly (pp.
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