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The Resource Evolutionary ecology, edited by Bernard Stonehouse and Christopher M. Perrins

Evolutionary ecology, edited by Bernard Stonehouse and Christopher M. Perrins

Label
Evolutionary ecology
Title
Evolutionary ecology
Statement of responsibility
edited by Bernard Stonehouse and Christopher M. Perrins
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Stonehouse, Bernard
  • Perrins, Christopher M
Series statement
Biology and environment
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Animal ecology
  • Evolution (Biology)
  • Evolution
  • Adaptation, Biological
  • Behavior, Animal
  • Biological Evolution
  • Ecology
Label
Evolutionary ecology, edited by Bernard Stonehouse and Christopher M. Perrins
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
  • "Publications by David Lack": pages [277]-284
  • Includes bibliographies and indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Section 1 Population regulation and the functions of territory -- Society versus the individual in animal evolution / Professor V. C. Wynne-Edwards -- Population limitation and the adaptive value of territorial behaviour in Scottish red grouse Lagopus l. scoticus / Dr. A Watson -- Natural selection and the regulation of density in cyclic and non-cyclic populations / Professor D. Chitty -- Factors affecting population density in the wild rabbit Oryctolagus cuniculus (L), and their relevance to small mammals / Dr J. A. Gibb -- Song and territory in the great tit Parus major / Dr J. R. Krebs -- Section 2 Feeding adaptations and ecological segregration -- Comparative ecology of seabirds in the Galapagos Archipelago / Dr M. P. Harris -- Some relationships between food and breeding in the marine Pelecaniformes / Dr J. B. Nelson -- Coexistence and diversity in heteromyid rodents / Dr M. L. Rosenzweig -- Courtship-feeding and clutch size in common terns Sterna hirundo / Dr I. C. T. Nisbet -- Section 3 Breeding adaptations and reproductive rates -- Timing and success of breeding in tundra-nesting geese / I. Newton -- The evolutionary significance of co-operative breeding in birds / Dr C. H. Fry -- Helpers at the nest in some Argentine blackbirds / Professor G. H. Orians, C. E. Orians and K. J. Orians -- The occurrence of time-saving mechanisms in the breeding biology of the great tit Parus major / Dr H. N. Kluyver, Dr J. H. van Balen and Dr A. J. Cavé -- Latitudinal gradients in clutch size : an extension of David Lack's theory / Dr. D. F. Owen -- The role of predation in the evolution of clutch size / Dr C. M. Perrins -- A note on the evolution of clutch size in altricial birds / Dr R. E. Ricklefs -- Clutch size in the compositae / Professor D. A. Levin and Professor B. L. Turner -- Section 4 Behaviour, adaptation and taxonomic relationships -- Echolocation and the systematics of swiftlets / Lord Medway and Professor J. D. Pye -- Duetting and other synchronised displays of the blue-backed manakins, Chiroxiphia spp. / Dr D. W. Snow -- Reliability in communication systems and the evolution of altruism / Dr A. Zahavi -- The adaptive significance of variations in reproductive habit in the Agavaceae / Dr W. M. Schaffer and M. V. Schaffer -- Publications by David Lack -- Author Index -- Subject Index
Control code
2680857
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
viii, 310 pages
Isbn
9780839108856
Lccn
76030873
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(WaOLN)260165
Label
Evolutionary ecology, edited by Bernard Stonehouse and Christopher M. Perrins
Publication
Bibliography note
  • "Publications by David Lack": pages [277]-284
  • Includes bibliographies and indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Section 1 Population regulation and the functions of territory -- Society versus the individual in animal evolution / Professor V. C. Wynne-Edwards -- Population limitation and the adaptive value of territorial behaviour in Scottish red grouse Lagopus l. scoticus / Dr. A Watson -- Natural selection and the regulation of density in cyclic and non-cyclic populations / Professor D. Chitty -- Factors affecting population density in the wild rabbit Oryctolagus cuniculus (L), and their relevance to small mammals / Dr J. A. Gibb -- Song and territory in the great tit Parus major / Dr J. R. Krebs -- Section 2 Feeding adaptations and ecological segregration -- Comparative ecology of seabirds in the Galapagos Archipelago / Dr M. P. Harris -- Some relationships between food and breeding in the marine Pelecaniformes / Dr J. B. Nelson -- Coexistence and diversity in heteromyid rodents / Dr M. L. Rosenzweig -- Courtship-feeding and clutch size in common terns Sterna hirundo / Dr I. C. T. Nisbet -- Section 3 Breeding adaptations and reproductive rates -- Timing and success of breeding in tundra-nesting geese / I. Newton -- The evolutionary significance of co-operative breeding in birds / Dr C. H. Fry -- Helpers at the nest in some Argentine blackbirds / Professor G. H. Orians, C. E. Orians and K. J. Orians -- The occurrence of time-saving mechanisms in the breeding biology of the great tit Parus major / Dr H. N. Kluyver, Dr J. H. van Balen and Dr A. J. Cavé -- Latitudinal gradients in clutch size : an extension of David Lack's theory / Dr. D. F. Owen -- The role of predation in the evolution of clutch size / Dr C. M. Perrins -- A note on the evolution of clutch size in altricial birds / Dr R. E. Ricklefs -- Clutch size in the compositae / Professor D. A. Levin and Professor B. L. Turner -- Section 4 Behaviour, adaptation and taxonomic relationships -- Echolocation and the systematics of swiftlets / Lord Medway and Professor J. D. Pye -- Duetting and other synchronised displays of the blue-backed manakins, Chiroxiphia spp. / Dr D. W. Snow -- Reliability in communication systems and the evolution of altruism / Dr A. Zahavi -- The adaptive significance of variations in reproductive habit in the Agavaceae / Dr W. M. Schaffer and M. V. Schaffer -- Publications by David Lack -- Author Index -- Subject Index
Control code
2680857
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
viii, 310 pages
Isbn
9780839108856
Lccn
76030873
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(WaOLN)260165

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