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CONSERVATION BIOLOGY: THE THEORY AND PRACTICE OF NATURE
 CONSERVATION, PRESERVATION AND MANAGEMENT              1992
Edited by
Peggy L. Fiedler
Subodh K. Jain

1.  Species richness in plant communities

2.  Hierarchies of cause: toward an understanding of rarity
    in vascular plant species

3.  Peasant farming systems, agricultural modernization, and the
    conservation of crop genetic resources in Latin America

4.  The new paradigm in ecology: implications for conservation 
    biology above the species level

5.  Reptilian extinctions: the last ten thousand years

6.  Loss of biodiversity in aquatic ecosystems: evidence from 
    fish faunas

7.  Threats to invertebrate biodiversity: implications for 
    conservation strategies

8.  Forest fragmentation and the conservation of biological
    diversity

9.  Issues of scale in conservation biology

10. Stochastic modeling of extinction in plant populations

11. The effects of inbreeding on isolated populations: 
    are minimum viable population sizes predictable?

12. Conservation of asian primates: aspects of genetics and
    behavioural ecology that predict vulnerability

13. Genetic and demographic considerations in the sampling and
    reintroduction of rare plants

14. Ecological management of sensitive natural areas

15. Park protection and public roads

16. From conservation biology to conservation practice: 
    strategies for protecting plant diversity

17. Why should we conserve species and wildlands?

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