Host Manipulation by Parasites by Richard Dawkins,David P. Hughes,Jacques Brodeur,Frédéric PDF

By Richard Dawkins,David P. Hughes,Jacques Brodeur,Frédéric Thomas

Parasites that control the behaviour in their hosts symbolize outstanding examples of version through ordinary choice. This box of research is now relocating past its descriptive section and into extra fascinating components the place the tactics and styles of such dramatic variations could be greater understood. This leading edge textual content offers an up to date, authoritative, and hard evaluate of host manipulation by means of parasites that assesses the present nation of advancements in the
field and lays out a framework for destiny examine. It additionally promotes a better integration of behavioral ecology with experiences of host manipulation (behavioral ecology has tended to pay attention often on behaviour expressed by means of loose dwelling organisms and is much much less eager about the position of parasites in
shaping behaviour). to assist accomplish that, the editors undertake a singular process of getting a well-liked specialist on behavioral ecology (but who doesn't paintings without delay on parasites) to supply an afterword to every chapter.

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