Rodents in Desert Environments - Monographiae Biologicae 28 (Paperback)
  • Rodents in Desert Environments - Monographiae Biologicae 28 (Paperback)
zoom

Rodents in Desert Environments - Monographiae Biologicae 28 (Paperback)

(editor), (editor)
£109.99
Paperback 624 Pages / Published: 09/11/2011
  • We can order this

Usually despatched within 3 weeks

  • This item has been added to your basket
The Evolution of Desert Adaptations. 190 A Comparison of Behavior Patterns. . 196 A Comparison of Behavior Patterns in: Meriones, Gerbillus and Perognathus . . . . . 210 Spacing and Communication 217 Acknowledgements 221 References . . . . . . . . 221 XI. Activity Patterns ofa Desert Rodent by N. R. FRENCH 225 Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 225 Methods. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 226 The Microdosimeter and the Index of Activity. 227 Variation in Activity. . . . . . . . . . . . 229 Climatological Variables and Animal Activity . 229 Analysis . 232 Discussion 237 Summary 238 References 239 XII. Patterns of Food, Space and Diversity by M. L. ROSENZWEIG, BARBARA SMIGEL & A. KRAFT. 241 Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . 241 Resource Allocation by Seed Selection 242 Habitat Selection in Space . . . . . 251 The Pattern of Local Species Diversity 260 Acknowledgements 266 References . . . . . . . . . . . . 266 XIII. Desert Coloration in Rodents by D. L. HARRISON. 269 Introduction . . . 269 Desert Coloration . 269 Acknowledgements 275 References . . . . 275 XIV. The Biology of so:me Desert-Dwelling Ground Squ- rels by A. C. HA WBECKER . 277 Introduction . 277 Reproduction. . . . . . 279 Food Habits . . . . . . 288 Population Characteristics 294 Habitat Factors . 297 References . . . . . . . 302 IX xv. Reproductive Biology of North ADlerican Desert Rodents by H. D. SMITH & C. D. JORGENSEN. 305 Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . 305 Reproductive Biology: Species Summaries. . . 308 References . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 328 XVI. Rodent Faunas and EnvironDlental Changes in the Pleistocene of Israel by E. TCHERNOV . . . . . . . 331 Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 331 The Main Biogeographical Changes in the Near-East since the Miocene . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 331 The Composition of the Rodents Faunas in the Pleistocene of Israel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 336 The Main Ecological Changes in the Quarternary of Israel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 9789401019460
Number of pages: 624
Weight: 1030 g
Dimensions: 235 x 155 x 33 mm
Edition: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 197

You may also be interested in...

Life's Engines
Added to basket
A Dictionary of Ecology
Added to basket
The Dance of Air and Sea
Added to basket
Remote Sensing and GIS for Ecologists
Added to basket
Behavioural Ecology
Added to basket
The Man Who Plants Trees
Added to basket
Practical Field Ecology
Added to basket
The Economy of Nature
Added to basket
Ecology
Added to basket
£51.99
Hardback
Letters to a Young Scientist
Added to basket
Marine Ecology
Added to basket
£40.99
Paperback
The Moon in the Nautilus Shell
Added to basket

Reviews

Please sign in to write a review

Your review has been submitted successfully.