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Natural Communities

by Dice, Lee R

Condition: Near Fine /J Very Good ++

Ann Arbor, MI: University of Michigan Press. 1955. Second Printing. H Hard Cover. Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good ++. x, 547 pp, preface, list of 52 b&w illustrations, I. Community Ecology; II. Some Important Kinds of Communities; III. Methods for Describing and Measuring Communities; IV. Methods for the Estimation of Populations; V. Physical Factors of Habitats That Affect Communities; VI. Effects on Communities of Fluctuations in the Physical Conditions of Their Habitats; VII. Food Relations Within Communities; VIII. Fluctuations in Populations; IX. Fluctuations in Commynity Composition; X. Relations of Organisms to Their Ecosystems; XI. Home Ranges and Territories; XII. Effects of Social Behavior on the Community; XIII. Ecologic Relations Between Species; XIV. Community Equilibrium; XV. Effects of Communities on Their Pysical Habitats; XVI. Ecologic Succession; XVII. Local and Geographic Variation Within Communities; XVIII. Relations Between Communities; XIX. Classification of Associations and Microassociations; XX. Larger Units of Community Classification; XXI. Communities of the Past; XXII. Evolution of Communities; XXIII. Philosophy of Communities; literature cited, index. Second Printing, 1955. Price clipped with two 1" closed tears and slightly chiped to top and bottom edges spine dj. Only the faintest wear to edges, else, Pristine. Clean, tight and strong binding with no underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Green cloth with gilt lettering to spine.
  • Bookseller: West Side Book Shop, ABAA US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 002482
  • Title: Natural Communities
  • Author: Dice, Lee R
  • Format/binding: H Hard Cover
  • Book condition: Used - Near Fine
  • Jacket condition: J Very Good ++
  • Edition: Second Printing
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: University of Michigan Press
  • Place: Ann Arbor, MI
  • Date published: 1955
  • Bookseller catalogs: NATURE & ECOLOGY;


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