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Parasitology : a conceptual approach

Author: Eric S Loker; Bruce V Hofkin
Publisher: New York : Garland Science, Taylor & Francis Group, [2015] ©2015
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Parasitology: A Conceptual Approach is a new textbook for upper-level undergraduate and graduate students which focuses on concepts and principles without neglecting important aspects of a traditional, taxonomically based approach to parasitology. Concentrating on concepts enables readers to gain a broader perspective that will increase their abili
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Loker, Eric S.
Parasitology.
New York : Garland Science, Taylor & Francis Group, [2015]
(DLC) 2015000607
(OCoLC)891122111
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Eric S Loker; Bruce V Hofkin
ISBN: 9780429258695 0429258690 9781317407720 1317407725
OCLC Number: 1105558696
Description: 1 online resource (xv, 560 pages) : color illustrations.
Contents: An introduction to parasitism --
An overview of parasite diversity --
The parasite's way of life --
Host defense and parasite evasion --
Parasite versus host: pathology and disease --
The ecology of parasitism --
Evolutionary biology of parasitism --
Parasites and conservation biology --
The challenge of prarasite control --
The future of parasitology.
Responsibility: Eric S. Loker, Bruce V. Hofkin.

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Parasitology: A Conceptual Approach is a new textbook for upper-level undergraduate and graduate students which focuses on concepts and principles without neglecting important aspects of a traditional, taxonomically based approach to parasitology. Concentrating on concepts enables readers to gain a broader perspective that will increase their abili

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