Ecological Concepts: The Contribution of Ecology to an Understanding of the Natural World, Issue 29
Blackwell Scientific Publications, Jan 1, 1989 - Science - 385 pages
This book contains the proceedings of the symposium organized to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the founding of the British Ecological Society, and its purpose is to try and assess the contribution which ecology has made to our understanding of the natural world.
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The ecological niche
Diversity and stability
Predatorprey and hostpathogen interactions
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