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22.08.2018 | Original article

Statistical test for detecting overdispersion in offspring number based on kinship information

In this paper, we develop a theory of a new statistic that tests overdispersion in offspring number on the basis of exactly known kinship relationships. The statistic utilizes the sample size and the number of kinship pairs found in a sample …

06.07.2018 | Review Open Access

Complexity and stability of ecological networks: a review of the theory

Our planet is changing at paces never observed before. Species extinction is happening at faster rates than ever, greatly exceeding the five mass extinctions in the fossil record. Nevertheless, our lives are strongly based on services provided by …

11.06.2018 | Original article

Lower genetic diversity and hatchability in amphibian populations isolated by urbanization

Many amphibian populations worldwide have declined rapidly and been threatened with extinction in the past few decades because of human impacts on the environment. It is well known that urbanization reduces the genetic diversity of isolated …

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Population Ecology publishes refereed original research articles and reviews on various aspects of population ecology, from the individual to the community level. Coverage includes population dynamics and distribution, evolutionary ecology, ecological genetics, theoretical models, conservation biology, agroecosystem studies, and bioresource management. Notes and Comments articles (limited to 6 pages in print) offer brief items on both empirical and theoretical investigations, as well as comments on previously published papers. New concepts, analyses, and data are discussed in Forum articles. Special Features, collections of research articles and reviews organized by the editors, are published periodically and focus on specific research topics.

The Chief Editor is Dr. Kazunori Sato, Shizuoka University, Hamamatsu, Japan.

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