Author Lewis, E.E
Title Behavioural Ecology of Parasites
Imprint Cambridge : CABI, 2002
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Note Intro -- Contributors -- Preface -- 1 Trematode Transmission Strategies -- 2 Entomopathogenic Nematode Host-search Strategies -- 3 Flexibility in Host-search and Patch-use Strategies of Insect Parasitoids -- 4 Host Discrimination by Seed Parasites -- 5 Soil and Plant Interactions' Impact on Plant-parasitic Nematode Host Finding and Recognition -- 6 Environmental Control of Nematode Life Cycles -- 7 The Interactions between Larval Stage Parasitoids and Their Hosts -- 8 Interspecific Interactions in Trematode Communities -- 9 Niche Restriction and Mate Finding in Vertebrate Hosts -- 10 Parasite Sex Determination -- 11 Interactions between Intestinal Nematodes and Vertebrate Hosts -- 12 Parasite Manipulation of Host Behaviour -- 13 Parasite Manipulation of Vector Behaviour -- 14 Parasite Virulence -- 15 The Behavioural Ecology of Social Parasitism in Ants -- 16 Parasite Behavioural Ecology in a Field of Diverse Perspectives -- Index
Written by leading authorities from the USA, Europe, Australia and New Zeland, this book shows how parasites have evolved numerous complex and fascinating ways of interacting with their hosts. It covers ecology, behavioural biology, as well as the more applied aspects of parasitology
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Lewis, E.E. Behavioural Ecology of Parasites Cambridge : CABI,c2002 9780851996158
Subject Parasites -- Behavior.;Host-parasite relationships
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