Ecology Books: General

General, [Habitats], [Animals], [Fungi], [Plants], [Diseases and Parasites], [Decomposition], [Chemicals Produced]

Abrahamson, W.G. (ed, 1989) Plant-Animal Interactions. New York: McGraw-Hill.

Begon, M., Harper, J.L., & Townsend, C.R. (1990) Ecology. Individuals, Populations, and Communities. Oxford: Blackwell.

Begon, M. & Mortimer, M. (1986) Population Ecology. A Unified Study of Animals and Plants. Oxford: Blackwell.

Blackburn, T.M. & Gaston, K.J. (2003) Macroecology. Concepts and Consequences. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Brown, J.H. (1995) Macroecology. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

Buchsbaum, R. & Buchsbaum, M. (1957) Basic Ecology. Pittsburgh: Boxwood Press.

Bullock, J.M., Kenward, R.E., & Hails, R.S. (2002) Dispersal Ecology. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Cohen, J.E. (1978) Food Webs and Niche Space. Princeton: Princeton University Press.

Colinvaux, P. (1980) Why Big Fierce Animals are Rare. London: Penguin.

DeAngelis, D.L. & Gross, L.J. (1992) Individual-based Models and Approaches in Ecology. Populations, Communities, and Ecosystems. New York: Chapman & Hall.

Gaston, K.J. (2003) The Structure and Dynamics of Geographic Ranges. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Hardy, I.C.W. (2002) Sex Ratios. Concepts and Research Methods. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Hastings, A. (1997) Population Biology. Concepts and Models. Berlin: Springer-Verlag.

Howe, H.F. & Westley, L.C. (1988) Ecological Relationships of Plants and Animals. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Hunter, M.D., Ohgushi, T., & Price, P.W. (eds, 1992) Effects of Resource Distribution on Animal-Plant Interactions. New York: Academic Press.

Jones, C.G. & Lawton, J.H. (eds, 1995) Linking Species and Ecosystems. London: Chapman & Hall.

Jordan, W.R., Gilpin, M.E., & Aber, J.D. (1987) Restoration Ecology. A Synthetic Approach to Ecological Research. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Keddy, P.A. (2001, 2nd edn) Competition. Dordrecht: Kluwer Academic Publishers.

Lande, R., Engen, S., & Saether, B.E. (2003) Stochastic Population Dynamics in Ecology and Conservation. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Lawton, J.H. (2000) Community Ecology in a Changing World. Oldendorf/Luhe: Ecology Institute.

Levin, R. (1968) Changing Environments. Some Theoretical Explorations. Princetion: Princetion University Press.

Lockwood, J.L., Hoopes, M.F. & Marchetti, M.P. (2007) Invasion Ecology. Oxford: Blackwell.

Odum, E.P. (1971) Fundamentals of Ecology. Philadelphia: W.B. Saunders.

Peters, R.H. (1991) A Critique for Ecology. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Price, P.W., Slobodchikoff, C.N., & Gaud, W.S. (eds, 1984) A New Ecology. Novel Approaches to Interactive Systems. New York: John Wiley.

Ranta, E., Lundberg, P., & Kaitala, V. (2006) Ecology of Populations. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Reiners, W.A. & Driese, K.L. (2004) Transport Processes in Nature. Propagation of Ecological Influences through Environmental Space. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Ricklefs, R.E. & Schluter, D. (eds, 1993) Species Diversity in Ecological Communities. Historical and Geographical Perspectives. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

Rohde, K. (2005) Nonequilibrium Ecology. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Rosenthal, G.A. & Berenbaum, M.R. (1991, 2nd edn) Herbivores. Their Interactions with Secondary Plant Metabolites. Vol. I The Chemical Participants. San Diego: Academic Press.

Savill, P.S., Perrins, C.M., Kirby, K.J., & Fisher, N. (2010) Wytham Woods. Oxford's Ecological Laboratory. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Schluter, D. (2000) The Ecology of Adaptive Radiation. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Shigesada, N. & Kawasaki, K. (1997) Biological Invasions: Theory and Practice. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Sommer, U. & Worm, B. (2002) Competition and Coexistence. Berlin: Springer-Verlag.

Spellerberg, I.F. (2005) Monitoring Ecological Change. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Stoutjesdijk, P. & Barkman, J.J. (2014) Microclimate, Vegetation, & Fauna. BM Zeist: KNNV Publishing.

Strong, D.R., Simberloff, D., Abele, L.G., & Thistle, A.B. (eds, 1984) Ecological Communities. Conceptual Issues and the Evidence. Princeton: Princeton University Press.

Sutherland, W.J. (1996) From Individual Behaviour to Population Ecology. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Tilman, D. & Kareiva, P. (1997) Spatial Ecology. The Role of Space in Population Dynamics and Interspecific Interactions. Princeton: Princeton University Press.

von Frisch, K. (1974) Animal Architecture. New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich.

Weiher, E. & Keddy, P. (1999) Ecological Assembly Rules. Perspectives, Advances, Retreats. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Whelan, R.J. (1995) The Ecology of Fire. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Whitfield, P.J. (1979) The Biology of Parasitism: An Introduction to the Study of Associating Organisms. London: Edward Arnold.

Wickler, W. (1968) Mimicry in Plants and Animals. New York: McGraw-Hill.

Symbiosis, Mutualism

Ahmadjian, V. & Paracer, S. (1986) Symbiosis. An Introduction to Biological Associations. Hanover: University Press of New England.

Boucher, D.H. (1985) The Biology of Mutualism. Ecology and Evolution. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Caullery, M. (1952) Parasitism and Symbiosis. London: Sidgwick & Jackson.

Cheng, T.C. (1970) Symbiosis. Organisms Living Together. New York: Pegasus.

Douglas, A.E. (1994) Symbiotic Interactions. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Henry, S.M. (1966, 1967) Symbiosis. Vol. 1. Associations of Microorganisms, Plants, and Marine Organisms. Vol. 2. Associations of Invertebrates, Birds, Ruminants, and other Biota. New York: Academic Press.

Nutman, P.S. & Mosse, B. (1963) Symbiotic Associations. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Paracer, S. & Ahmadjian, V. (2000) Symbiosis. An Introduction to Biological Associations. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Read, C.P. (1970) Parasitism and Symbiology. New York: Ronald Press.

Smith, D.C. & Douglas, A.E. (1987) The Biology of Symbiosis. London: Edward Arnold.

Evolution and Genetics

Abrahamson, W.G. & Weis, A.E. (1997) Evolutionary Ecology Across Three Trophic Levels. Goldenrods, Gallmakers, and Natural Enemies. Princeton: Princeton University Press.

Beebee, T. & Rowe, G. (2004) An Introduction to Molecular Ecology. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Bennett, K.D. (1997) Evolution and Ecology. The Pace of Life. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Charnov, E.L. (1993) Life History Invariants. Some Explorations of Symmetry in Evolutionary Ecology. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Cody, M.L. & Diamond, J.M. (1975) Ecology and Evolution of Communities. Cambridge: Harvard University Press.

Emlen, J.M. (1973) Ecology: An Evolutionary Approach. Reading: Addison Wesley.

Ford, E.B. (1971) Ecological Genetics. London: Chapman & Hall.

Fox, C.W., Roff, D.A., & Fairbairn, D.J. (2001) Evolutionary Ecology. Concepts and Case Studies. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Jackson, J.B.C., Buss, L.W., & Cook, R.E. (1985) Population Biology and Evolution of Clonal Organisms. New Haven: Yale University Press.

Mayhew, P. (2006) Discovering Evolutionary Ecology. Bringing Together Ecology and Evolution. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Pianka, E.R. (2000) Evolutionary Ecology. San Francisco: Addison Wesley Longman.

Sherratt, T.N. & Wilkinson, D.M. (2009) Big Questions in Ecology and Evolution. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

van Straalen, N.M. & Roelofs, D. (2006) An Introduction to Ecological Genomics. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Microbial Ecology

Alexander, M. (1971) Microbial Ecology. New York: John Wiley.

Atlas, R.M. & Bartha, R. (1998, 4th edn) Microbial Ecology. Fundamentals and Applications. Menlo Park: Addison Wesley Longman.

Blakeman, J.P. (ed. 1981) Microbial Ecology of the Phylloplane. London: Academic Press.

Ellwood, D.C., Hedger, J.N., Latham, M.J., Lynch, J.M., & Slater, J.H. (eds, 1980) Contemporary Microbial Ecology. London: Academic Press.

Fokkema, N.J. & van den Heuvel, J. (eds. 1986) Microbiology of the Phyllosphere. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Gregory, P.H. (1973, 2nd edn) The Microbiology of the Atmosphere. Aylesbury: Leonard Hill.

Lynch, J.M. & Hobbie, J.E. (eds, 1988) Micro-organisms in Action: Concepts and Applications in Microbial Ecology. Oxford: Blackwell.

Lynch, J.M. & Poole, N.J. (eds, 1979) Microbial Ecology. A Conceptual Approach. Oxford: Blackwell.

Stolp, H. (1988) Microbial Ecology: Organisms, Habitats, Activities. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.


Harborne, J.B. (ed, 1972) Phytochemical Ecology. London: Academic Press.

Harborne, J.B. (1993, 4th edn) Introduction to Ecological Biochemistry. London: Academic Press.

Lee, J.A., McNeill, S., & Rorison, I.H. (1983) Nitrogen as an Ecological Factor. Oxford: Blackwell.

Luckner, M., Nover, L., & Böhm, H. (1977) Secondary Metabolism and Cell Differentiation. Berlin: Springer-Verlag.

Mann, J. (1987, 2nd edn) Secondary Metabolism. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Sondheimer, E. & Simeone, J.B. (eds, 1970) Chemical Ecology. New York: Academic Press.

Torssell, K.B.G. (1997) Natural Product Chemistry. A Mechanistic Biosyntetic and Ecological Approach. Stockholm: Apotekarsocieteten.

Ecological Methods

Ford, E.D. (2000) Scientific Method for Ecological Research. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Hairston, N.G. (1989) Ecological Experiments. Purpose, Design, and Execution. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Hilborn, R. & Mangel, M. (1997) The Ecological Detective. Confronting Models with Data. Princeton: Princeton University Press.

Resetarits, W.J. & Bernardo, J. (1998) Experimental Ecology. Issues and Perspectives. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Southwood, T.R.E. & Henderson, P.A. (2000, 3rd edn) Ecological Methods. Oxford: Blackwell.

Sutherland, W.J. (2006) Ecological Census Techniques. A Handbook. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Mathematical Ecology

Case, T.J. (2000) An Illustrated Guide to Theoretical Ecology. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Clark, C.W. & Mangel, M. (2000) Dynamic State Variable Models in Ecology. Methods and Applications. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Gillman, M. (2009, 2nd edn) An Introduction to Mathematical Models in Ecology and Evolution. Time and Space. London: Wiley-Blackwell.

May, R.M. (1974, 2nd edn) Stability and Complexity in Model Ecosystems. Princeton: Princeton University Press.

May. R.M. & McLean, A. (2007) Theoretical Ecology. Principles and Applications. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Roughgarden, J. (1998) Primer of Ecological Theory. New Jersey: Prentice Hall.

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