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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The low number of indicator species for the peat block samples could derive from the random propagules content in the field conditions and from the chance for species with different autecological features to germinate due to the favourable conditions in the greenhouse.
Some autecological studies of the Lonicera x bella complex.
This program focused on elevating early larval and spat survival and growth by investigating the impacts of various hatchery procedures (Dove & O'Connor 2007), rearing practices, diets, and the effects of key autecological factors such as salinity and temperature.
An autecological study of blackbrush (Coleogyne ramosissima Torr.
Closest to his heart were botanical exploration, autecological observation of plant and animal species, and taxonomy of trees and non-tree plant species.