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MIT1_018JF09_Lec18 - Herbivores (eat leaves, seeds, fruits...

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1.018/7.30J fall 2009 Ecology of the Earth System Lecture 16 – Predator Prey Interactions Predation Smith & Smith Ch 15 p. 265-283 (whole chapter); Ch 16 p. 300-304 Gilg et al, Science 302:866 (2003) ; Hudson, Science 302:797 (perspective) Turchin Nature 405:562 (2000) READINGS FOR NEXT LECTURE: Today: Predation terminology modeling predator-prey interactions – Lotka Volttera and Rosenweig/McArthur Functional response curves laboratory studies field studies Five general types of predation:
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Unformatted text preview: Herbivores (eat leaves, seeds, fruits - dont necessarily kill prey) Carnivores (eat herbivores or other carnivores) Cannibalisms Parasitoids (host killed or eaten) Parasites (live in or on hosts that provide them with nutrition) 1 MIT OpenCourseWare http://ocw.mit.edu 1.018J / 7.30J Ecology I: The Earth Fall 200 9 For information about citing these materials or our Terms of Use, visit: http://ocw.mit.edu/terms ....
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