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Methods in Comparative Plant Population Ecology, Second Edition

David J. Gibson


This book provides authoritative guidance on research methodology for plant population ecology. Practical advice is provided to assist with the designing of field and greenhouse experiments and the establishing of a research program in plant population ecology. Eight chapters cover facets and the philosophy behind experimental design (including the new Hierarchy of Hypotheses approach), experimental variables and treatments, measurement of plants and the environment, and statistics including basic parametric approaches, spatial pattern analysis, life table analysis, and modelling. Use of the R ... More

Keywords: autoecology, demography, experimental design, individuals, life history, ecological methods, plants, population ecology

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2014 Print ISBN-13: 9780199671465
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2015 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199671465.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

David J. Gibson, author