Mutualism and Community Organization: Behavioural, Theoretical, and Food-Web Approaches

Hardcover | June 1, 1993

EditorHiroya Kawanabe, Joel E. Cohen, Keiji Iwasaki

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Highlighting exciting new research from Japan into community ecology, this book brings mutualistic interactions into focus. During the last two decades, detailed research has shown that mutualistic or commensalistic relations play important roles in biological association, even among speciessharing the same or similar resources. This volume describes synergistic reactions among living organisms, puts forward theoretical explanations, and explores their potential impact on community structure.

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Highlighting exciting new research from Japan into community ecology, this book brings mutualistic interactions into focus. During the last two decades, detailed research has shown that mutualistic or commensalistic relations play important roles in biological association, even among speciessharing the same or similar resources. This v...

Hiroya Kawanabe, Professor, Department of Zoology, Kyoto University. Joel E. Cohen, Professor, Rockefeller University, New York. Keiji Iwasaki, Doctor, Department of Zoology, Kyoto University.

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:438 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.01 inPublished:June 1, 1993Publisher:Oxford University Press

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ISBN - 10:0198540272

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Introduction: Flexibility and synergism of biological relationships in natural communitiesPart 1: From individual behaviour to community organizationPart 2: Predators, predation, and community structurePart 3: Competitive and mutualistic interactionsPart 4: Symbiotic and mutualistic interactionsPart 5: Promoted coexistence through indirect interactionsPart 6: Future perspectivesAuthor indexSubject index

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'Suitable for graduate students and researchers in ecology.'Aslib Book Guide, vol. 59, no. 6, June 1994