This work should be of interest to undergraduate and postgraduate students of ecology, and research workers.
Introduction and definitions. Niche theory. Competition and the niche: the effect on niche width. Competition and the niche: limiting similarity and differential niche overlap. Predation and species diversity. Competition and predation: complementarity of the hypothesis. Saturation of communities. Species diversity trends - theories and hypothesis. The relative abundance of species. Community structure: the patterns and rules.
Series: Butterworths Series in Chemical Engineering
Number Of Pages: 176
Publisher: SPRINGER VERLAG GMBH
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.59 x 13.97
Weight (kg): 0.22