Fertility and morphophysiological characteristic of the bank vole in natural biogeochemical provinces

Fertility and morphophysiological characteristic of the bank vole in natural biogeochemical... ISSN 1067-4136, Russian Journal of Ecology, 2008, Vol. 39, No. 4, pp. 302–304. © Pleiades Publishing, Ltd., 2008. Original Russian Text © E.A. Baitimirova, V.P. Mamina, O.A. Zhigal’skii, 2008, published in Ekologiya, 2008, No. 4, pp. 318–320. SHORT COMMUNICATIONS Fertility and Morphophysiological Characteristic of the Bank Vole in Natural Biogeochemical Provinces E. A. Baitimirova, V. P. Mamina, and O. A. Zhigal’skii Institute of Plant and Animal Ecology, Ural Division, Russian Academy of Sciences, ul. Vos’mogo Marta 202, Yekaterinburg, 620144 Russia e-mail: bay@ipae.uran.ru Received July 2, 2007 DOI: 10.1134/S1067413608040115 Key words: province, fertility, morphophysiological indicators. In addition to anthropogenically polluted zones, Bank voles were trapped in summer (June–August) there are areas where the natural background levels of from 2001 to 2006 according to the standard method chemical elements are 10–100 times higher than their (Karaseva and Telitsina, 1996). The period of the study maximum allowable concentrations. The Ural region included both population growth and population peak offers a unique possibility of studying the effect of the years. The population cycle phases were distinguished geochemical factor on biological systems, because it on the basis of the demographic structure and relative includes several natural biogeochemical provinces. population size (Zhigal’skii and Kshnyasev, 2000). http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Russian Journal of Ecology Springer Journals

Fertility and morphophysiological characteristic of the bank vole in natural biogeochemical provinces

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