Food Webs pp 143-164 | Cite as


  • Stuart L. Pimm
Part of the Population and Community Biology book series (PCB)


In previous chapters I made several predictions about simple food webs that involved small numbers of interacting species. This chapter considers the problem of ecosystem design on a larger scale. How are food webs involving a large number of species organized?


Polyphagous Species Tsuga Canadensis Habitat Boundary Dynamical Reason Detritus Food Chain 
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© Stuart L. Pimm 1982

Authors and Affiliations

  • Stuart L. Pimm
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  1. 1.Graduate Program in Ecology and Department of ZoologyUniversity of TennesseeUSA

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