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Title Natural enemies : the population biology of predators, parasites, and diseases / edited by Michael J. Crawley.

Publication Info. Oxford ; Boston : Blackwell Scientific Publications, 1992.


Location Call No. Status
 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  591.53 N285N    Check Shelf
Description xii, 576 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 490-556) and index.
Contents Evolution of exploiter: victim relationships / Jon Seger -- Correlates of carnivory: approaches and answers / Paul H. Harvey & John L. Gittleman -- Population dynamics of natural enemies and their prey / Michael J. Crawley -- Foraging theory / Michael J. Crawley & John R. Krebs -- Large carnivores and their prey: the quick and the dead / T.M. Caro & Clare D. Fitzgibbon -- Birds of prey / Ian Newton -- Insectivorous mammals / Ilkka Hanski -- Marine mammals / Simon Northridge & John Beddington -- Marine invertebrates / A.J. Underwood & P.G. Fairweather -- Predatory arthropods / Maurice W. Sabelis -- Population biology of insect parasitoids / Michael P. Hassell & H. Charles J. Godfray -- Bloodsucking arthropods / Christopher Dye -- Spiders as representative 'sit-and-wait' predators / Susan E. Riechert -- Macroparasites: worms and others / Andrew P. Dobson, Peter J. Hudson & Annarie M. Lyles -- Macroparasites: viruses and bacteria / D. James Nokes -- Predator psychology and the evolution of prey coloration / Tim Guilford -- Natural enemies and community dynamics / Andrew Redfearn & Stuart L. Pimm.
(cont) Biological control / Jeff K. Waage & Nick J. Mills -- Dynamics of predator-prey and resource-harvester systems / Robert M. May & Charlotte H. Watts -- Prey defence and predator foraging / Stephen B. Malcolm -- Overview / Michael J. Crawley.
Subject Predation (Biology)
Predatory animals.
Population biology.
Pests -- Biological control.
Predatory Behavior.
Population Dynamics.
Pest Control, Biological.
Indexed Term Animals Behaviour
Added Author Crawley, Michael J.
ISBN 0632026987 paperback
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