The spatial and temporal dynamics of host-parasitoid interactions / Michael P. Hassell.Material type: TextLanguage: English Series: Oxford series in ecology and evolutionPublication details: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2000. Description: viii, 200 p. : ill. ; 24 cmISBN: 0198540892; 0198540884 (pbk.); 9780198540892 Subject(s): Host-parasite relationships -- Mathematical modelsDDC classification: 577.857015118 LOC classification: QL757 | .H33 2000Online resources: WorldCat details | E-Book Fulltext
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
TOC 1. Introduction --
2. A simple framework. A classical framework. Three models. Functional responses and interference --
3. Parasitism and host density dependence. Parasitoid survival and sex ratios. Parasitism and host density dependence --
4. Heterogeneity in host-parasitoid interactions. What is heterogeneity? Spatial patterns of parasitism. Models with spatial heterogeneity. A more unified approach. Other sources of heterogeneity --
5. Continuous time and age-structure. The Lotka-Volterra model. The destabilising effect of time lags. Age-structure with overlapping generations --
6. Multispecies host-parasitoid systems. One parasitoid attacking two hosts. Two parasitoids attacking one host. Host-parasitoid-hyperparasitoid systems.
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