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Title Large herbivore ecology, ecosystem dynamics and conservation / edited by Kjell Danell ... [and others].

Published Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2006.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM BioMed  599.6171 LARG    AVAILABLE
Physical description xvi, 506 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Series Conservation biology series (Cambridge, England) ; no. 11.
Conservation biology ; no. 11.
Conservation biology series (Cambridge, England) ; no. 11.
Notes Formerly CIP. Uk.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Large herbivores across biomes / Hervé Fritz and Anne Loison -- Living in a seasonal environment / Jon Moen, Reidar Andersen, and Andrew Illius -- Linking functional responses and foraging behaviour to population dynamics / Andrew W. Illius -- Impacts of large herbivores on plant community structure and dynamics / Alison J. Hester ... [et al.] -- Long-term effects of herbivory on plant diversity and functional types in arid ecosystems / David Ward -- The influence of large herbivores on tree recruitment and forest dynamics / Robin Gill -- Large herbivores : missing partners of western European light-demanding tree and shrub species? / Frans W.M. Vera, Elisabeth S. Bakker, and Han Olff -- Frugivory in large mammalian herbivores / Richard Bodmer and David Ward -- Large herbivores as sources of disturbance in ecosystems / N. Thompson Hobbs -- The roles of large herbivores in ecosystem nutrient cycles / John Pastor, Yosef Cohen, and N. Thompson Hobbs -- Large herbivores in heterogeneous grassland ecosystems / Douglas A. Frank -- Modelling of large herbivore-vegetation interactions in a landscape context / Peter J. Weisberg, Michael B. Coughenour, and Harald Bugmann-- Effects of large herbivores on other fauna / Otso Suominen and Kjell Danell -- The future role of large carnivores in terrestrial trophic interactions : the northern temperate view / Reidar Andersen, John D.C. Linnell, and Erling J. Solberg -- Restoring the functions of grazed ecosystems / Iain J. Gordon -- Themes and future directions in herbivore-ecosystem interactions and conservation / John Pastor ... [et al.]
Summary "For the purposes of this book, we define large herbivores as even-toed (Artiodactyla) and odd-toed ungulates (Perissodactyla) over 5 kg, and elephants (Proboscidea)"--P. 2.
Other author Danell, Kjell.
Subject Herbivores -- Ecology.
Herbivores -- Habitat -- Conservation.
Herbivores -- Conservation.
Herbivores -- Habitat.
Standard Number 9780521830058
ISBN 9780521830058 (hbk.) £70.00
0521830052 (hbk.) £70.00
9780521536875 (paperback) £35.00
0521536871 (paperback) £35.00