autecology

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autecology

An uncommon term for the study of a single organism or a single species and its interactions in an ecosystem.

autecology

the ecology of individual species as opposed to community ecology. Compare SYNECOLOGY.
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Interfaces between biophysical and physiological ecology and the population ecology of terrestrial vertebrate ectotherms.
Population ecology has its origins in biology and ecology, a concept that regards natural selection or "survival of the fittest" as a means of explaining the success of one organism over another by virtue of having the right combination of characteristics to successfully adapt and thrive in their environment (Aldrich, 1979).
POPULATION ECOLOGY OF THE PAINTED TURTLE (CHRYSEMYS PICTA) FROM SOUTHWESTERN COLORADO.
He says in specific problems areas, population ecology studies of species potentially at risk are warranted, including analysis of the primary causes of juvenile and adult mortality.
The Vatican has also sought--with varying degrees of success--tax support for the church's distinctive institutions (the Clinton administration proposed in January that the United States and the Vatican cooper ate formally in international war and disaster relief, a topic beyond the scope of this column); and it has sought to block efforts by the United Nations and the nations of the world to deal effectively and humanely with the population ecology crisis.
in forest entomology and population ecology, may have been mad, but he did not seem crazy to me.
Within the fire's 9,809 hectares (24,238 acres) bum zone was the entire campus of California State University Channel Islands, home to our on-going exploration of Tyto alba (Bam Owl) population ecology.
Blue crab population ecology and use by foraging Whooping Cranes on the Texas Gulf Coast.
By linking genome-wide variation with individual fitness and population ecology, I will investigate the nature of genetic variation underpinning ecologically important traits such as host plant preference and fecundity, and the role this variation plays in shaping adaptive population divergence across the northward expanding range in the UK.
He covers applied population and community ecology, environment, the population ecology of feral pigs, ground disturbance and feral pigs, feral pig population management, community ecology, and management options for the future.
Density dependence has been a key focus of population ecology since its inception [1,2] and the topic has gained even greater importance with the growth of conservation biology.