14 Disease 10-16-09

14 Disease 10-16-09 - 10/16/2009 Beltian bodies made up...

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Beltian bodies made up more than 90% of the spiders' meals in Mexico. The Costa Rican spiders weren't as strict dining 60% on strict, dining 60% on Beltian bodies and the rest on acacia nectar, ant larvae, and other insects. Ecology 203 Overview Geographic Distributions Populations Communities Ecosystems Applications Gregg Hartvigsen
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Populations Population parameters (C8) Population growth (C9) Competition (C10) Predation (C11) Herbivory and Mutualism (C12) Disease and Parasitism (C13) Regulation of Populations (C14 Regulation of Populations (C14) Harvesting Populations (C15) Pest Control (C16) Conservation Biology (C17) Classic example: Plants provide “home” to ants
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Classic example: Plants provide “home” to ants Plants provide food (“Beltian bodies”) Ants protect plants What is the effect of ants on the establishment of potential competitor plants of the bull-thorn acacia?
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What is the effect of ants on the establishment of potential competitor plants of the bull-thorn acacia?
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14 Disease 10-16-09 - 10/16/2009 Beltian bodies made up...

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