By Paulo S. Oliveira,Suzanne Koptur

ISBN-10: 110715975X

ISBN-13: 9781107159754

Ants are the most dominant insect kinfolk on the earth, and flowering vegetation were the dominant plant staff on land for greater than a hundred million years. In fresh many years, human actions have degraded typical environments with unprecedented pace and scale, making it more and more obvious that interspecific interactions differ not just below various ecological stipulations and throughout habitats, but in addition in keeping with anthropogenic international swap. this is often the 1st quantity solely dedicated to the anthropogenic results at the interactions among those significant parts of terrestrial ecosystems. a prime staff of participants file their examine from quite a few temperate and tropical ecosystems around the globe, together with South, primary and North the US, Africa, Japan, Polynesia, Indonesia and Australia. It presents an in-depth precis of the present figuring out for researchers already familiar with insect-plant interactions, but is written at a degree to provide a window into the ecology of ant-plant interactions for the more often than not uninitiated overseas clinical community.

Show description

Read or Download Ant-Plant Interactions: Impacts of Humans on Terrestrial Ecosystems PDF

Similar entomology books

Download e-book for kindle: Ecological Methods in Forest Pest Management by David Wainhouse

This booklet is set the administration of woodland pests. It focuses predominantly on insect pests, yet many examples relate to fungal pathogens, a few of that are vectored through woodland bugs. The important subject of the ebook is the advance of built-in Pest administration (IPM), the most impetus for which comes from the necessity to use environmentally delicate equipment of regulate applicable to either semi-natural and plantation forests.

Download e-book for iPad: Hormones and Reproduction of Vertebrates, Volume 2: by David O. Norris,Kristin H. Lopez

This sequence of volumes represents a finished and built-in remedy of copy in vertebrates from fishes of all types via mammals. it truly is designed to supply a readable, coordinated description of reproductive fundamentals in each one crew of vertebrates in addition to an advent to the newest traits in reproductive examine and our realizing of reproductive occasions.

Download e-book for kindle: Mites: Ecology, Evolution & Behaviour: Life at a Microscale by David Evans Walter,Heather C. Proctor

Greater than 40,000 species of mites were defined, and as much as 1 million could exist in the world. those tiny arachnids play many ecological roles together with appearing as vectors of disorder, important avid gamers in soil formation, and demanding brokers of organic keep watch over. yet regardless of the grand range of mites, even informed biologists are usually blind to their importance.

Read e-book online Les Libellules de France, Belgique et Luxembourg (Collection PDF

Avec ce livre décrivant les libellules de France, Belgique et Luxembourg, c'est los angeles assortment Parthénope des éditions Biotope qui s'enrichit d'une nouvelle "bible" très attendue. los angeles première faune traitant des libellules publiée en langue française, illustrée par plus de 350 photographies ! Les libellules constituent un élément essentiel de compréhension des zones humides dont l. a. préservation est devenue une urgence de société.

Extra resources for Ant-Plant Interactions: Impacts of Humans on Terrestrial Ecosystems

Sample text

Download PDF sample

Ant-Plant Interactions: Impacts of Humans on Terrestrial Ecosystems by Paulo S. Oliveira,Suzanne Koptur

by Edward

Rated 4.81 of 5 – based on 6 votes