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Ecology of predator-prey interactions

Author: Pedro Barbosa; Ignacio Castellanos
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2005.
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This book addresses the fundamental issues of predator-prey interactions, with an emphasis on predation among arthropods, which have been better studied, and for which the database is more extensive  Read more...


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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Pedro Barbosa; Ignacio Castellanos
ISBN: 0195171209 9780195171204
OCLC Number: 469455788
Notes: Notes bibliogr.
Description: 1 v. (XVII-394 p.) : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: I. The Nature of Predation and Predator-Prey Interactions1.: Micky D. Eubanks: Predaceous Herbivores and Herbivorous Predators: The Biology of Omnivores and the Ecology of Omnivore-Prey Interactions2.: J. Nathaniel Holland, Joshua H. Ness, Alice Boyle, and Judith L. Bronstein: Mutualisms as Consumer-Resource Interactions3.: Grant E. Brown and Douglass P. Chivers: Learning as an Adaptive Response to Predation4.: Susan E. Riechert: Patterns of Inheritance of Foraging Traits in PredatorsII. Sensory, Physiological, and Behavioral Perspectives5.: Jeffrey D. Triblehorn and David D. Yager: Acoustic Interactions between Insects and Bats: A Model for the Interplay of Neural and Ecological Specializations6.: Thomas W. Cronin: The Vital Ecology of Predator-Prey Interactions7.: Matthew H. Greenstone and Joseph C. Dickens: The Production and Appropriation of Chemical Signals among Plants, Herbivores, and Predators8.: Steven L. Lima and Todd D. Steury: Perception of Predation Risk: The Foundation of Nonlethal Predator-Prey Interactions9.: Rick A. Relyea: Constraints on Inducible Defenses: Phylogeny, Ontogeny, and Phenotypic Trade-OffsIII. Population and Community-Level Interactions10.: Robert F. Denno, Deborah L. Finke, and Gail A. Langellotto: Direct and Indirect Effects of Vegetation Structure and Habitat Complexity on Predator-Prey and Predator-Predator Interactions11.: Andrew Sih: Predator-Prey Space Use as an Emergent Outcome of a Behavioral Response Race12.: Oswald J. Schmitz: Behavior of Predators and Prey and Links with Population-Level Processes13.: Peter A. Abrams: The Consequences of Predator-Prey Adaptations for Top-Down and Bottom-Up EffectsIV. Applied Consequences of Predator-Prey Interactions14.: John Stireman, Lee A. Dyer, and Robert Matlock: Top-Down Forces in Managed versus Unmanaged Habitats15.: William E. Snyder, Gary C. Chang, and Renee P. Prasad: Conservation Biological Control: Biodiversity Influences the Effectivness of Predators16.: Pedro Barbosa, Astrid Caldas, and Susan E. Riechert: Species Abundance Distribution and Predator-Prey Interactions: Theoretical and Applied Consequences17.: John L. Gittleman and Matthew E. Gompper: Plight of Predators: The Importance of Carnivores for Understanding Patterns of Biodiversity and Extinction Risk
Responsibility: Pedro Barbosa and Ignacio Castellanos.
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