Infectious Disease Ecology : Effects of Ecosystems on Disease and of Disease on Ecosystems. (eBook, 2010) [WorldCat.org]
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Infectious Disease Ecology : Effects of Ecosystems on Disease and of Disease on Ecosystems.

Author: Richard S Ostfeld; Felicia Keesing; Valerie T Eviner; Ebooks Corporation.
Publisher: Princeton : Princeton University Press, 2010.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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News headlines are forever reporting diseases that take huge tolls on humans, wildlife, domestic animals, and both cultivated and native plants worldwide. These diseases can also completely transform the ecosystems that feed us and provide us with other critical benefits, from flood control to water purification. And yet diseases sometimes serve to maintain the structure and function of the ecosystems on which  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Richard S Ostfeld; Felicia Keesing; Valerie T Eviner; Ebooks Corporation.
ISBN: 9781400837885 140083788X
OCLC Number: 728766314
Description: 1 online resource (521 pages)
Contents: Cover; Contents; Acknowledgments; List of Contributors; Introduction; PART I: Effects of Ecosystems on Disease; PART II: Effects of Disease on Ecosystems; PART III: Management and Applications; PART IV: Concluding Comments: Frontiers in the Ecology of Infectious Diseases; Index.

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News headlines are forever reporting diseases that take huge tolls on humans, wildlife, domestic animals, and both cultivated and native plants worldwide. These diseases can also completely transform the ecosystems that feed us and provide us with other critical benefits, from flood control to water purification. And yet diseases sometimes serve to maintain the structure and function of the ecosystems on which humans depend. Gathering thirteen essays by forty leading experts who convened at the Cary Conference at the Institute of Ecosystem Studies in 2005, this book develops an integrated fram.

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