Parasites entangled in food webs

Wood, Matthew J ORCID: 0000-0003-0920-8396 (2007) Parasites entangled in food webs. Trends in Parasitology, 23 (1). pp. 8-10. doi:10.1016/

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Food webs are a fundamental concept in ecology in which parasites have been virtually ignored. In a recent article, Lafferty et al. address this imbalance, finding that the inclusion of parasites in food webs could be of greater importance to ecosystem stability than was previously thought. Furthermore, the bottom of the food chain is perhaps no longer the most dangerous place to be.

Item Type: Article
Article Type: Article
Subjects: Q Science > QH Natural history > QH301 Biology
Divisions: Schools and Research Institutes > School of Education and Science
Depositing User: Matt Wood
Date Deposited: 02 Jul 2014 08:58
Last Modified: 31 Aug 2023 08:59

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