Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-12 of 12 items

  • Keywords: mutualist x
Clear All Modify Search

View:

The community ecology of Vibrio cholerae

Kathryn L. Cottingham and Julia M. Butzler

in Disease Ecology: Community structure and pathogen dynamics

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198567080
eISBN:
9780191717871
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198567080.003.0008
Subject:
Biology, Disease Ecology / Epidemiology

Vibrio cholerae, the causal agent of cholera, is a heterotrophic bacterium found in aquatic environments around the world. Although understanding the ecology of V. cholerae is ... More


Coextinction: anecdotes, models, and speculation

Robert R. Dunn

in Holocene Extinctions

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199535095
eISBN:
9780191715754
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199535095.003.0008
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

Nearly all conservation and extinction research focuses on vertebrates and plants, but most organisms on earth are poorly studied or undescribed invertebrates, the majority of which are parasites or ... More


Herbivory and Other Cross-Kingdom Interactions on Harsh Soils

Sharon Y. Strauss and Robert S. Boyd

in Serpentine: The Evolution and Ecology of a Model System

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520268357
eISBN:
9780520948457
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520268357.003.0008
Subject:
Biology, Plant Sciences and Forestry

Edaphically stressful substrates, like serpentine, present plants with challenges that differ from other substrates. Stressful substrates often require plant adaptations to toxicity stressors such as ... More


Patterns of Regional and Community Diversity

Theodore H. Fleming and W. John Kress

in The Ornaments of Life: Coevolution and Conservation in the Tropics

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780226253404
eISBN:
9780226023328
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226023328.003.0002
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This chapter discusses patterns of regional and community diversity. It addresses the following questions: how does the diversity, defined simply as number of species or species richness of these ... More


Pollen and Seed Dispersal and Their Ecological and Genetic Consequences

Theodore H. Fleming and W. John Kress

in The Ornaments of Life: Coevolution and Conservation in the Tropics

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780226253404
eISBN:
9780226023328
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226023328.003.0004
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This chapter describes general patterns of pollen and seed dispersal by tropical birds and mammals, and discusses their ecological and genetic consequences for plants. It addresses the following ... More


Macroevolutionary Consequences of Pollen and Seed Dispersal

Theodore H. Fleming and W. John Kress

in The Ornaments of Life: Coevolution and Conservation in the Tropics

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780226253404
eISBN:
9780226023328
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226023328.003.0005
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This chapter discusses the macroevolutionary consequences of interactions between plant-visiting tropical vertebrates and their food plants. It addresses the following questions: to what extent have ... More


Phylogeny and Biogeography of These Mutualisms

Theodore H. Fleming and W. John Kress

in The Ornaments of Life: Coevolution and Conservation in the Tropics

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780226253404
eISBN:
9780226023328
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226023328.003.0006
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This chapter discusses the evolutionary histories and geographic distributions of tropical plants and their vertebrate mutualists. It addresses the following questions: how widespread are vertebrate ... More


The Pollination Mutualism

Theodore H. Fleming and W. John Kress

in The Ornaments of Life: Coevolution and Conservation in the Tropics

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780226253404
eISBN:
9780226023328
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226023328.003.0007
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This chapter discusses the pollination mutualism between tropical and subtropical plants and their avian and mammalian pollinators, and its evolution. It covers general trends associated with the ... More


Disabled people, conditionality and a civic minimum in Britain: reflections from qualitative research

Ruth Patrick and Deborah Fenney

in Disabled people, work and welfare: Is employment really the answer?

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781447318323
eISBN:
9781447318347
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447318323.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Occupations, Professions, and Work

This chapter discusses findings from a small-scale study into attitudes towards work-related conditionality being applied to disabled people. Focus groups were convened with small groups of both ... More


Global change and mutualisms

E. Toby Kiers, Anthony R. Ives, and Atsushi Kawakita

in Mutualism

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780199675654
eISBN:
9780191809422
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199675654.003.0013
Subject:
Biology, Ecology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

The importance of mutualisms for global biodiversity, ecosystem function, and agriculture raises concerns on how key partnerships have and will respond to current global change. Research is ... More


Tsuneta Yano, Founder of the First Mutual Company in Japan: Was He an Obstinate Mutualist?

Takau Yoneyama

in Corporate Forms and Organizational Choice in International Insurance

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780198739005
eISBN:
9780191802157
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198739005.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business, Business History

This chapter sheds new light on a major Japanese insurance entrepreneur’s ideas about organizational choice. The Dai-ichi Life Mutual Insurance Company converted into a stock company in 2010. It had ... More


Plant crypsis, aposematism, and mimicry

H. Martin Schaefer and Graeme D. Ruxton

in Plant-Animal Communication

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199563609
eISBN:
9780191810060
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199563609.003.0008
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

This chapter discusses the protective mechanism of plants against herbivores, and its similarity to the protective mechanism of prey animals against predators. Three protective traits of animals — ... More


View: