Author(s): N. S. Subrahmanyam, A. V. S. S. Sambamurty
E-ISBN: Publication Year: Reprint 2013
Binding: Paper Back Dimension: 160mm x 240mm Weight: 780
About the book
This textbook offers a comprehensive treatment of the subject related to the ecology of plants and animals consisting of 32 chapters, glossary, practical ecology, the earth summit, etc. and the ecological factors, population ecology, environmental pollution, the conservation of soil, water and forests. Production ecology, ecosystems, plant geography, zoogeography, marine ecology and microbial ecology are discussed in detail.
This book will be most useful to the undergraduate and postgraduate students of botany, zoology, environmental sciences, life sciences, forestry, agriculture, environmental chemistry, toxicology and for those working in related fields.
Table of Contents
Preface to the Second Edition / Preface to the First Edition / Ecology and Environment / Ecological Factors: Light and Temperature / Water: Factor of Ecology / Wind and Topographical Factors of Ecology / Fire Factor of Ecology / Soil (EDAPHIC) Factor of Ecology / Biotic Factors of Ecology / Animal Inter Relationships / Animal Adaptations / Ecological Concepts of the Species / Population Ecology / Nature and Structure of Plant Communities / Analysis of Plant Communities: Community Classification / Methods of Studying Animal Communities / Plant Succession / Ecosystem Ecology / Marine Ecology / Ecology of Halophytes and Other Types of Plants / Production Ecology / Weed Ecology / Plant Introduction / Indicator Organisms / Environmental Pollution / Conservation of Flora and Fauna: The Endangered Species / Resources and Energy / Soil and Water Conservation / Phytogeography / Zoogeography / Applications of Ecology / Ecological Issues of India / Ecology of Microorganisms/ Environmental Management / Suggested Readings / Questions / Glossary of Ecological Terms / Appendix 1: Practical Ecology / Appendix 2: The Earth Summit / Appendix 3: Environmental Agencies, Abbreviations, Journals of Ecology, and Institutes of Ecology / Index.