The Resource A functional biology of parasitism : ecological and evolutionary implications, Gerald W. Esch and Jacqueline C. Fernández

A functional biology of parasitism : ecological and evolutionary implications, Gerald W. Esch and Jacqueline C. Fernández

Label
A functional biology of parasitism : ecological and evolutionary implications
Title
A functional biology of parasitism
Title remainder
ecological and evolutionary implications
Statement of responsibility
Gerald W. Esch and Jacqueline C. Fernández
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Esch, Gerald W
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QL757
LC item number
.E78 1993
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Fernández, Jacqueline C
Series statement
Functional biology series
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Parasitism
  • Host-parasite relationships
  • Parasites
  • Parasites
Label
A functional biology of parasitism : ecological and evolutionary implications, Gerald W. Esch and Jacqueline C. Fernández
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [290]-323) and indexes
Contents
  • Extent of parasitism -- Definitions -- Concept of harm -- Some adaptations to parasitism -- Life cycle and ecology -- Population concepts -- Background -- General definitions -- Factors affecting parasite populations -- Dispersion concept -- Dynamics of population growth -- Factors influencing parasite populations -- Density-independent factors: introduction -- Density-independent factors: case histories -- Density-dependent factors: introduction -- Density-dependent factors: case histories -- Suprapopulation dynamics: introduction -- Suprapopulation dynamics: case histories -- Influence of parasites on host populations -- Introduction to the concept of regulation -- Crofton's approach -- Overdispersion and regulation: introduction -- Overdispersion and regulation: case histories -- Epidemiological implications -- Models -- Life history strategies -- Introduction -- Reproductive strategies -- Colonization strategies -- Host behaviour and transmnission -- Theoretical considerations -- Infracommunity dynamics -- Introduction -- Evolution of parasite communities -- Infracommunity structure
  • (cont) Screen/filter concept -- Component and compound communities -- Introduction -- Core-satellite and generalist-specialist species concepts -- Determinants of component communities -- Habitat variability (succession) and parasitism -- Biocoenosis and parasite flow -- Allogenic-autogenic species concept -- Biogeographical aspects -- Introduction -- Factors affecting the geographical distribution of parasites -- Patterns of distribution -- Ecological aspects -- Applied aspects of biogeography -- Evolutionary aspects -- Introduction -- Microevolution -- Evolution of host-parasite interactions -- Parasite influence in the evolutionary biology of the host -- Population concepts -- Factors influencing parasite populations -- Influence of parasites on host populations -- Life-history strategies -- Infracommunity dynamics -- Component and compound communities -- Biogeographical aspects -- Evolutionary aspects -- What next for the evolution and ecology of parasitism?
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xiii, 337 p.
Isbn
9780412399107
Lccn
93109650
Note
dt
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • 1075776-01okla_normanlaw
  • (SIRSI)1075776
  • (Sirsi) o29667769
  • (OCoLC)29667769
Label
A functional biology of parasitism : ecological and evolutionary implications, Gerald W. Esch and Jacqueline C. Fernández
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [290]-323) and indexes
Contents
  • Extent of parasitism -- Definitions -- Concept of harm -- Some adaptations to parasitism -- Life cycle and ecology -- Population concepts -- Background -- General definitions -- Factors affecting parasite populations -- Dispersion concept -- Dynamics of population growth -- Factors influencing parasite populations -- Density-independent factors: introduction -- Density-independent factors: case histories -- Density-dependent factors: introduction -- Density-dependent factors: case histories -- Suprapopulation dynamics: introduction -- Suprapopulation dynamics: case histories -- Influence of parasites on host populations -- Introduction to the concept of regulation -- Crofton's approach -- Overdispersion and regulation: introduction -- Overdispersion and regulation: case histories -- Epidemiological implications -- Models -- Life history strategies -- Introduction -- Reproductive strategies -- Colonization strategies -- Host behaviour and transmnission -- Theoretical considerations -- Infracommunity dynamics -- Introduction -- Evolution of parasite communities -- Infracommunity structure
  • (cont) Screen/filter concept -- Component and compound communities -- Introduction -- Core-satellite and generalist-specialist species concepts -- Determinants of component communities -- Habitat variability (succession) and parasitism -- Biocoenosis and parasite flow -- Allogenic-autogenic species concept -- Biogeographical aspects -- Introduction -- Factors affecting the geographical distribution of parasites -- Patterns of distribution -- Ecological aspects -- Applied aspects of biogeography -- Evolutionary aspects -- Introduction -- Microevolution -- Evolution of host-parasite interactions -- Parasite influence in the evolutionary biology of the host -- Population concepts -- Factors influencing parasite populations -- Influence of parasites on host populations -- Life-history strategies -- Infracommunity dynamics -- Component and compound communities -- Biogeographical aspects -- Evolutionary aspects -- What next for the evolution and ecology of parasitism?
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xiii, 337 p.
Isbn
9780412399107
Lccn
93109650
Note
dt
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • 1075776-01okla_normanlaw
  • (SIRSI)1075776
  • (Sirsi) o29667769
  • (OCoLC)29667769

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