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Vertical Food Web Interactions: Evolutionary Patterns and Driving Forces

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Series: Ecological Studies Volume: 130

Edited By: K Dettner, G Bauer and W Völkl

390 pages, 82 figs, 37 tabs


Hardback | Dec 1997 | #68027 | ISBN: 3540625615
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This book details the interactions between predator and prey or host and parasite, and also examines further interesting aspects of the food web, such as the production of toxins as defence mechanisms.


Plant-insect relationships - life-history and evolution of tephritid flies; host-parasite interactions; aspects of chemical ecology in different food chains; phytophages and their enemies - interactions between aphids and their predators and parasitoids; community organization and diversity in multitrophic terrestrial systems; synopsis.

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