Applied Population and Community Ecology: The Case of Feral by Jim Hone

By Jim Hone

Content material:
Chapter 1 advent (pages 1–8):
Chapter 2 utilized inhabitants and neighborhood Ecology (pages 09–19):
Chapter three atmosphere (pages 20–28):
Chapter four inhabitants Ecology of Feral Pigs (pages 29–53):
Chapter five flooring Disturbance and Feral Pigs (pages 54–70):
Chapter 6 Feral Pig inhabitants administration (pages 71–96):
Chapter 7 neighborhood Ecology (pages 97–120):
Chapter eight the longer term: administration ideas (pages 121–140):
Chapter nine Conclusions (pages 141–146):

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Feral pigs were not mentioned as a pest or as present in the ACT in the review by Pryor (1939). Feral pigs were reported as present in various parts of NSW in 1950, but not in the high country of south-eastern NSW and the ACT (Pullar 1950) and not in the Australian high country in 1973 (Frith 1973). A map published in 1976 showed them occurring in an area corresponding to the northern parts of Kosciuszko National Park (Gard et al. 1976); they were also shown as occurring there in a map dated 1977 (Hone & Waithman 1979), as well as in the area that is now Namadgi National Park.

The towns service the national parks, the water supply infrastructure associated with the Snowy Mountains Engineering Scheme, the ski resorts and the surrounding agricultural communities. Climate The climate can be described as cool temperate, with cool to cold winters (by Australian standards) and warm to hot summers. Mean temperature and Applied Population and Community Ecology: The Case of Feral Pigs in Australia, First Edition. Jim Hone. © 2012 John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. Published 2012 by John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.

Ages at first reproduction of female feral pigs (α = 1 year) were from Giles (1980) and are similar in wild boar in France (Servanty et al. 2009). 76 female young per adult female per year) were from Saunders (1993). 60) of feral pigs was estimated as the complement of the mean age-specific mortality rate (qx ) data of Saunders (1993), though adjusted downwards slightly to achieve a stable trend in abundance. 3 Demographic parameters of feral pig, red fox and wild horse populations. The first values shown are those for a stable population, and then corresponding values are shown for increasing and decreasing populations.

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