EEOB 585: Community Ecology
(Dual-listed with BIOL 485). (3-0) Cr. 3. S.
Prereq: BIOL 312
The effect of interspecific interactions on the structure and dynamics of natural and managed communities; including concepts of guild structure and trophic web dynamics and their importance to the productivity, diversity, stability, and sustainability of communities. The implications of interspecifc interactions in the management of wild species will be emphasized with illustrative case histories of interactions between plants, invertebrates, and vertebrates.