Population Cycles: The Case for Trophic Interactions

Hardcover | August 15, 2002

EditorAlan Berryman

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For over sixty years, understanding the causes of multiannual cycles in animal populations has been a central issue in ecology. This book brings together ten of the leaders in this field to examine the major hypotheses and recent evidence in the field, and to establish that trophicinteractions are an important factor in driving at least some of the major regular oscillations in animal populations that have long puzzled ecologists.

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For over sixty years, understanding the causes of multiannual cycles in animal populations has been a central issue in ecology. This book brings together ten of the leaders in this field to examine the major hypotheses and recent evidence in the field, and to establish that trophicinteractions are an important factor in driving at leas...

Alan Berryman is at Washington State University.

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:208 pages, 6.18 × 9.09 × 0.98 inPublished:August 15, 2002Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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1. Alan A. Berryman: Population Cycles: causes and Analysis2. Mikael Munster-Swendsen: The Role of Insect Parasitoids in Population Cycles of the Spruce Needleminer in Denmark3. Ilka Hanski and Heiki Henttonen: Population Cycles of Small Rodents in Fennoscandia4. Stan Boutin, Charles J. Krebs, Rudy Boonstra, Anthony R.E. Sinclair, Karen E. Hodeges: Understanding the Snowshoe Hare Cycle through Larescale Field Experiments5. John D. Reeve and Peter Turchin: Evidence for Predator-Prey Cycles in a Bark Beetle6. Peter J. Hudson, Andrew P. Dobson, David Newborn: Parasitic Worms and Population Cycles of Red Grouse7. Peter Turchin, Cherly J. Briggs, Spehen P. Ellner, Andreas Fischlin, Bruce E. Kendall, Edward McCauley, William W. Murdoch, Simon N. Wood: Population Cycles of the Larch Budmoth in Switzerland8. Miis Tanhuanpaa, Kai Ruohomaki, Peter Turchin, Matthew P. Ayres, Helena Bylund, Pekka Kaitaniemi, Toomas tammaru, Erkki Haukioja: Population Cycles of the Autumnal Moth in Fennoscandia9. Xavier Lambin, Charles J. Krebs, Robert Moss, Nigel G. Yoccoz: Population Cycles: Inferences form Experimental Modeling and time series approaches10. Alan A. Berryman: Do Trophic Interactions Cause Population Cycles?

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[D]o not think you know everything about the role of trophic interactions in population cycles before reading this book." --The Quarterly Review of Biology.