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.
Autecological characteristics, with emphasis on salt tolerance, intraspecific variation and isoenzyme patterns --Aquat.
montana was first classed as a successional species based on its capacity to regenerate on steep slopes where landslides were common (Beard, 1949), autecological research in the Quebrada Sonadora watershed showed that Prestoea grew slowly, survived for long periods, adapted well to shade, and had a high moisture requirement, all suggesting that the species was adapted to closed forest (Bannister, 1970).
Some autecological characteristics of early to late successional tree species in Venezuela.
Thus, in the Orthoptera, detailed autecological studies have demonstrated close relationships between vegetation, land management and species distributions at the field-scale, yet such detailed data are available for only a small number of sites (e.g., Cherrill & Brown 1990, Jauregui et al.
Autecological work (Baskin and Baskin 1997) revealed a large bank of dormant, water-impermeable mallow seeds that require heating by fire to germinate.
Some autecological studies of the Lonicera x bella complex.
The first six (autecological) parameters document locality, habitat, and test hypothesis 2 (habitat preference).
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.
That is, inconvenient synecological truths prevented us from drawing an attractive (convenient) conclusion that Mytilus has filled gaps in its Western Arctic distribution since 1950 in an autecological (physiological) response to increasing water temperatures.
An autecological study of blackbrush (Coleogyne ramosissima Torr.) in southern Utah.