The Behavioural Ecology Of Parasites

Author: E. E. Lewis
Publisher: CABI
ISBN: 9780851997544
Size: 20.60 MB
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However, until now there has been no recent book to synthesize this field.This book, written by leading authorities from the USA, Europe, Australia and New Zealand, provides the most comprehensive coverage of this important topic on the ...

Evolutionary Ecology Of Parasites

Author: Robert Poulin
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9780412805608
Size: 80.52 MB
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The book will be an invaluable text for advanced undergraduate biologists who are studying evolutionary biology, ecology, population biology, parasitology and evoluationary ecology.

Parasites And The Behavior Of Animals

Author: Janice Moore
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780195349139
Size: 18.31 MB
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Emphasizing eukaryotic parasites, the book examines the adaptive nature of behavioral changes associated with parasitism, exploring the effects of these changes on parasite transmission, parasite avoidance, and the fitness of both host and ...

Host Manipulation By Parasites

Author: David P. Hughes
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199642249
Size: 53.19 MB
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This innovative text provides an up-to-date, authoritative, and challenging review of host manipulation by parasites that assesses the current state of developments in the field and lays out a framework for future research.

Infectious Diseases In Primates

Author: Charles Nunn
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0198565844
Size: 21.11 MB
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This title includes the following features: The first book to synthesiseand integrate the previously disparate areas of primate socioecology, parasitefunctional categories, host defences, and theoretical models of disease spread.

The Behavioural Ecology Of Ants

Author: J.H. Sudd
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9400931239
Size: 26.71 MB
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7.2 The temporary and permanent parasitic ants The queens of temporary
parasitic species avoid the hazards of independent colony foundation by entering
another colony and diverting its economy to raise their own workers. Since the ...

Parasites In Social Insects

Author: Paul Schmid-Hempel
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 9780691059242
Size: 66.35 MB
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This book analyzes for the first time how parasites shape the biology of social insects: the ants, wasps, bees, and termites. Paul Schmid-Hempel provides an overview of the existing knowledge of parasites in social insects.

Tiger Moths And Woolly Bears

Author: William E. Conner
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0195327373
Size: 44.24 MB
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The accounts in this book, each written by an expert in the field, describe seminal studies on phylogeny and behavior, natural history, chemical communication, mate choice and sexual selection, chemical ecology, parasite-host relationships, ...

Evolutionary Ecology Of Parasites

Author: Robert Poulin
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 9780691120843
Size: 72.36 MB
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- Publisher. "This excellent book offers much food for thought. The scholarship is as sound as any one human can make it, and the smooth writing carries one along nicely.

Behavioural Ecology Of Insect Parasitoids

Author: Eric Wajnberg
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0470695455
Size: 15.82 MB
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This book is an essential reference for research scientists and students studying these fascinating insects or for anyone involved in using parasitoids in biological control programs.