Boek cover Herbivory of Leaf-Cutting Ants van Rainer Wirth (Hardcover)

Herbivory of Leaf-Cutting Ants

A Case Study on Atta colombica in the Tropical Rainforest of Panama

Engels | Druk: 2003 | Hardcover | 9783540438960
Hardcover 185,99
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uitgever Springer
Taal Engels
Bindwijze Hardcover
Aantal paginas 233 pagina's
Illustraties Nee
Auteur(s) Rainer Wirth | Hubert Herz | Bert Hölldobler | Wolfram Beyschlag | Bert Hoelldobler | Ronald J. Ryel
Uitgever Springer
Extra groot lettertype Nee
Gewicht 593 g
Studieboek Ja
Verpakking breedte 155 mm
Verpakking hoogte 20 mm
Verpakking lengte 235 mm

Boekbeschrijving

Plant-animal interactions have become a focus of ecological research, with the processes of herbivory being of special interest. This volume examines the interactions of leaf-cutting ants with the rainforest vegetation on Barro Colorado Islands in Central America. It is the synthesis of field research on multiple scales extending over a period of several years. This work can serve as a model study summarizing and extending knowledge about herbivorous insect-plant relationships, and the resulting consequences on structural and functional features of tropical ecosystems. The text is an invaluable reference for researchers and land managers working in the fields of plant-animal interactions, herbivory, community ecology and biodiversity.

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