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Herbivores: Between Plants and Predators

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This book brings together authors from different disciplines including evolutionary ecology, entomology, plant and animal ecology, biochemistry, physiology and behavioural ecology. By taking herbivores as the point of focus, it provides a series of comprehensive reviews emphasizing the links between these different fields of interest. The book provides an up-to-date overview of knowledge in the field, and suggests many interesting directions for future research.
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This book brings together authors from different disciplines including evolutionary ecology, entomology, plant and animal ecology, biochemistry, physiology and behavioural ecology. By taking herbivores as the point of focus, it provides a series of comprehensive reviews emphasizing the links between these different fields of interest. The book provides an up-to-date overview of knowledge in the field, and suggests many interesting directions for future research.
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Takes herbivory as the central focus to look at the relationship between plants, plant eaters, and predatory and parasitic plant-eater eaters. The 19 papers consider plants shaping the evolution of insect herbivores, herbivores and vegetation succession, scaling up from food intake to community dynamics in vertebrate herbivores, and the effect of higher trophic levels on interactions between plants and herbivores. Among the specific topics are butterflies as a model group for the ecology and evolution of host plant range, compensation and additive effects of herbivore diversity and plant dynamics, digestive and ingestive adaptations of mammalian herbivores to low-quality forage, and individual-based modelling as an integrative approach in theoretical and applied population dynamics and food web studies. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780632052042
  • Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 1/1/1999
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 656

Table of Contents

Preface
1 What we know and do not know about coevolution: insect herbivores and plants as a test case 7
2 The ecology and evolution of host plant range: butterflies as a model group 31
3 Genetic variation in cytochrome P450-based resistance to plant allelochemicals and insecticides 55
4 To leave or to stay, that is the question: predictions from models of patch-leaving strategies 85
5 The evolution of direct and indirect plant defence against herbivorous arthropods 109
6 Herbivore diversity and plant dynamics: compensatory and additive effects 175
7 Insect and nematode herbivory below ground: interactions and role in vegetation succession 205
8 Competition for light, plant-species replacement and herbivore abundance along productivity gradients 239
9 Cyclic grazing in vertebrates and the manipulation of the food resource 271
10 Herbivores, nutrients and trophic cascades in terrestrial environments 301
11 Digestive and ingestive adaptations of mammalian herbivores to low-quality forage 337
12 Functional responses to resource complexity: an experimental analysis of foraging by beavers 371
13 Scaling up from functional response to numerical response in vertebrate herbivores 397
14 Physiological flexibility and its impact on energy metabolism and foraging behaviour in birds 427
15 Community dynamics of vertebrate herbivores: how can we untangle the web? 447
16 Plant-carnivore interactions: evolutionary and ecological consequences for plant, herbivore and carnivore 483
17 Dynamics of consumer-resource interactions: importance of individual attributes 521
18 Individual-based modelling as an integrative approach in theoretical and applied population dynamics and food web studies 551
19 Predator control in terrestrial ecosystems: the underground food chain of bush lupine 577
Author index 603
Subject index 617
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