Could protecting forests that once burned with regular frequency, due to

Could protecting forests that once burned with regular frequency, due to lightning strikes, lead to reduced plant diversity within a mountain forest landscape of 25 km2  (~10 mi2)?

Why did Brown and colleagues repeat their large granivore experiment (see

Why did Brown and colleagues repeat their large granivore experiment (see fig. 13.24)? Figure 13.24:

Why should there be strong selection on periodical cicadas for highly synchronous

Why should there be strong selection on periodical cicadas for highly synchronous emergence?

What factors make coexistence of predators and prey less likely in a

What factors make coexistence of predators and prey less likely in a laboratory setting than in nature?

What does the increase in small granivore populations but lack of response

What does the increase in small granivore populations but lack of response by populations of insectivorous rodents suggest about the nature of competition between rodents in Brown’s Arizona study area...

The Applications section reviews how the studies of Bruno Baur and Anette

The Applications section reviews how the studies of Bruno Baur and Anette Baur (1993) have documented the local extinction of the land snail Arianta arbustorum. Their research also shows that these ex...

What do you think would have happened to the Galium sylvestre on

What do you think would have happened to the Galium sylvestre on acidic soil if Tansley had continued his experiment for a few more years?

What are the evolutionary implications of the fact that larger coalitions of

What are the evolutionary implications of the fact that larger coalitions of male lions consist almost entirely of close relatives (see fig. 8.25)? Figure 8.25:

The last major natural reproduction by Rio Grande cottonwoods, which produced

The last major natural reproduction by Rio Grande cottonwoods, which produced the large number of 40- and 50-year-old trees documented by Howe and Knopf (1991), occurred before the last major dam was...

Can a healthy population that is not in danger of extinction have

Can a healthy population that is not in danger of extinction have an age structure that shows years of reproductive failure?