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Mechanisms in biological competition.

Society for Experimental Biology (Great Britain)

Mechanisms in biological competition.

by Society for Experimental Biology (Great Britain)

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Published by Published for the Company of Biologists on behalf of the Society for Experimental Biology [by] Academic Press in New York .
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    Subjects:
  • Biology.,
  • Ecology.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographies.

    Other titlesBiological competition.
    SeriesIts Symposia,, no. 15
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQH302 .S622 no. 15
    The Physical Object
    Pagination365 p.
    Number of Pages365
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5829519M
    LC Control Number61018297
    OCLC/WorldCa552209

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Mechanisms in biological competition. Cambridge [England] Published for the Company of Biologists on behalf of the Society for Experimental Biology at the University Press, (OCoLC) Mechanisms in biological competition. [Society for Experimental Biology (Great Britain)] Home.

WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Search for a Library. Create Book\/a>, schema:CreativeWork\/a>. Among the papers read at this 14th symposium of the Society are the following: Approaches to the study of plant competition, by J.

Harper; Competition between trees and herbs for nutrient elements in calcareous soil, by C. Olsen; The role of toxic substances in the interrelationships between higher plants [including Agropyron repens[Elymus repens], Juglans spp.

and Artemisia absinthium], by G. Molecular Mechanisms of Autonomy in Biological Systems is an indispensable resource for scientists and researchers in regenerative medicine, stem cell biology, molecular biology, tissue engineering, developmental biology, biochemistry, biophysics, bioinformatics, as well as big data sciences, complexity and soft : Springer International Publishing.

Competition is one of the most important factors controlling the distribution and abundance of living creatures. Sperm cells racing up reproductive tracts, beetle larvae battling inside single seeds, birds defending territories, and trees interfering with the light available to neighbours, are all engaged in competition for limited resources.

Mechanisms in biological competition. book concept of mechanism in biology has three distinct meanings. It may refer to a philosophical thesis about the nature of life and biology ('mechanicism'), to the internal workings of a machine Author: Daniel J.

Nicholson. Mechanisms Behind Mutualisms. The biological mechanisms on which a mutualistic interaction is based can take many forms and manifest in various ways.

They may involve the exchange of resources between species when each of them has easy access to one hard to obtain by g: biological competition. Examples of biological control of plant diseases are analyzed to identify the mechanisms by which such control is effected. The evidence supporting the hypothesis that metabolites produced by one organism may inhibit another is presented.

The fact that the formation of such a toxic material is an adaptive phenomenon in response to the presence of the inhibited organism is of considerable Cited by: 8. This article examines some of the main tenets of competition theory in light of the theory of evolution and the concept of an ecological niche.

The principle of competitive exclusion and the related assumption that communities exist at competitive equilibrium - fundamental parts of many competition theories and models - may be violated if non-equilibrium conditions exist in natural communities Cited by: Pathogenesis is the process by which virus infection leads to disease.

Pathogenic mechanisms include implantation of the virus at a body site (the portal of entry), replication at that site, and then spread to and multiplication within sites (target organs) where disease or shedding of virus into the environment occurs. Most viral infections are subclinical, suggesting that body defenses Missing: biological competition.

The concept of mechanism in biology has three distinct meanings. It may refer to a philosophical thesis about the nature of life and biology (‘mechanicism’), to the internal workings of a machine-like structure (‘machine mechanism’), or to the causal.

One deals with a metaphysical inquiry into how mechanisms relate to issues such as causation, capacities and levels of organization, while the other deals with epistemic issues related to the discovery of mechanisms and the intelligibility of mechanistic : Tudor Baetu.

An early edition of this book () challenged ecologists to consider mechanisms of plant competition in different environments. Plants must invest resources and forage to obtain resources, and this has consequences ranging from plant traits to ecosystem properties.

Harper, John L. Population biology of plants. London: Academic Press. The book In Search of Mechanisms: Discoveries across the Life Sciences, Carl F. Craver and Lindley Darden is published by University of Chicago Press. P met is the sum of aerobic and anaerobic energy production over the duration of the event, this physiological variable varies substantially from sprint events to ultra-marathons.

Alternatively, C depends on numerous factors such as acceleration, terrain, wind speed, and fatigue. In particular several biomechanical factors have been shown to affect C. Cited by: 7. Understanding Biological Mechanisms Using Illustrations from Circadian Rhythm Research William Bechtel Department of Philosophy and Center for Chronobiology, University of California, San Diego, email: [email protected] Abstract In many fields of biology, researchers explain a phenomenon by charac-terizing the responsible Size: KB.

The nature of competition and biodiversity are open basic questions since Darwin. To investigate mechanisms of interspecific competition and Cited by: 2. Mechanisms of Development is an international journal covering the areas of cell biology and developmental biology. In addition to publishing work at the interphase of these two disciplines, we also publish work that is purely cell biology as well as classical developmental biology.

Chemical Defenses. A plant’s exterior protection can be compromised by mechanical damage, which may provide an entry point for pathogens. If the first line of defense is breached, the plant must resort to a different set of defense mechanisms, such as toxins and enzymes. 1 Common Mechanisms in Biological Chemistry The focus of this book is on examining biochemical processes from a chemical the common functional groups found in biological molecules and then at some fundamental mechanisms by which organic molecules react.

Following this gen-Missing: biological competition. By mechanism. Competition occurs by various mechanisms, which can generally be divided into direct and indirect.

These apply equally to intraspecific and interspecific competition. Biologists typically recognize two types of competition: interference and exploitative competition.Competition within and between species is an important topic in biology, especially in the field of ition among members of the same species is known as intraspecific competition, while competition between individuals of different species is known as interspecific competition.This chapter provides an overview of the biology of waterfleas of the genus Daphnia.

It describes basic aspects of individual physiology and nutrition, including some remarks about immunity. It summarizes the typical life cycle and development of Daphnia. The modes of reproduction and the induction of resting egg production in cyclic and obligate parthenogenetic forms are by: