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- Van Hook, Robert I., Jr.
- Ecological monographs 1971 v.41 no.1 pp. 1-26
- Gryllidae, etc ; Andropogon virginicus; Festuca arundinacea; Lycosa; Melanoplus; Tettigoniidae; arthropods; autumn; biomass; calcium; ecosystems; energy flow; fauna; food chain; forbs; grasses; grasslands; growing season; herbivores; insect communities; metabolism; models; net primary productivity; nutrient content; nutrients; omnivores; population dynamics; potassium; predators; secondary productivity; sodium; trophic levels; Tennessee; Show all 33 Subjects
- ... Population dynamics, energy budgets, and nutrient concentrations were used to develop a compartment model for evaluating energy flow and nutrient fluxes in the spider and orthopteran components of an eastern Tennessee grassland ecosystem. The arthropod community consisted of; herbivores–Melanoplus sanguinipes (Acrididae), Conocephalus fasciatus (Tettigoniidae), and several of the Homoptera—Hemipte ...