Suggested readings for Population Ecology ZOO 4400/5400

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These will be in the WyoWeb folder (in PDF format)

* Recommended

Benton, T.G., and A. Grant. 1999. Elasticity as an important tool in evolutionary and population ecology. Trends Ecol. Evol. 14: 467-471. {Lecture 11}

Fretwell, S.D. 1972. On the strategy of being an ecologist.  Pp. x-xix In Populations in a Seasonal Environment . Princeton Univ. Press, Princeton. {Lecture 2}

Keyfitz, N. 1985. Pp. 385-391 In Applied Mathematical Demography. Springer-Verlag, N.Y. pp. 385-391 (heterogeneity and selection) {Lectures 8 & 9}

* McDonald, D.B. A primer for stage-classified life cycle graphs and matrix analyses.  (unpubl. study guide) {Lecture 11}

McDonald, D.B. 2000. Demographic analyses of mating systems.  In Vertebrate Mating Systems (M. Apollonio, M. Festa-Bianchet, and D. Mainardi, eds.). World Scientific Publishing, London. {Lecture 11}

*Romesburg, H.C. 1981. Wildlife science: gaining reliable knowledge. J. Wildl. Manage. 45: 293-313. {Lecture 3}

Starfield, A.M. 1997. A pragmatic approach to modeling for wildlife management. J. Wildl. Manage. 61: 261-270. {Lecture 3}

Van Groenendael, J., H. de Kroon and H. Caswell. 1988. Projection matrices in population biology. Trends Ecol. Evol. 3: 264-269. {Lecture 11}

Wells, J.V., and M.E. Richmond. 1995. Populations, metapopulations, and species populations: what are they and who should care? Wildl. Soc. Bull. 23: 458-462. {Lecture 6}

*Wilson, E.O., and W.H. Bossert. 1971. A Primer of Population Biology. Sinauer, Stamford, Conn. (Chapter 3 is suggested; a portion of Ch. 1 is required). {Lecture 4}

Trends in Ecol. Evol. (TREE) library call # is QH540.T73 -- a very good journal for useful overviews of topics in ecology and evolution. 

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