Definition of Autecology

1. Noun. one of two broad subdivisions of ecology, which studies the individual organism or species. ¹



¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Autecology

1. [n -GIES]

Medical Definition of Autecology

1. Ecological study of a single organism or a single species. (09 Oct 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Autecology

autarchs
autarchy
autarkic
autarkical
autarkically
autarkies
autarkist
autarkists
autarky
autecic
autecious
autecism
autecisms
autecological
autecologies
autecology (current term)
autem
autem bawler
autem cackler
autem cacklers
autem dipper
autem dippers
autem diver
autem mort
autemesia
autems
auteur
auteurism
auteurisms
auteurist

Literary usage of Autecology

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1. Forestry Quarterly by New York State College of Forestry (1916)
"autecology and synecology. autecology is defined as the relation of the individual plant to the external world. It is a study of the influence of ..."

2. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1917)
"This would be the autecology of the group, (b) The syne- cology would involve the distribution and range of the leading species and their relation to ..."

3. Biodiversity and the Management of the Madrean Archipelago: The Sky Islands edited by Leonard F. DeBano (1999)
"Our understanding of basic autecology would have been greatly expanded had we developed and used a consistent, ..."

4. Ecosystem Disturbance and Wildlife Conservation in Western Grasslands: A edited by Deborah M. Finch (1998)
"It is difficult to retrospectively establish such connections between subtle changes in climate and changes in autecology and disturbance regimes. ..."

5. Ecology, Diversity and Sustainability of the Middle Rio Grande Basin edited by Deborah M. Finch, Joseph A. Tainter (1996)
"In his report on tree establishment in riparian habitats, Anderson (1988) noted that practically nothing is known about the autecology and water ..."

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