BIOL2060 - Lecture 30 - Nov 25, 2013

C burgess 2001 lyme borreliosis in infectious

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Unformatted text preview: hite-footed mouse) 8 Brown, R.N. and E.C. Burgess. 2001. Lyme borreliosis. In Infectious diseases of wild Mammals. ed. E.S. Williams and I.K. Barker. Iowa State University Press, Ames, Iowa. pp. 435-454 Food chains and top-down vs. bottom-up control How do we quantify the strength of trophic interactions? -Consumer -Eats acorns -Attacked by ticks Odocoileus virginianus (white-tailed deer) -Reservoir for Lyme disease -carriers but not affected (Brown and Burgess 2001) Food chains and top-down vs. bottom-up control How do we quantify the strength of trophic interactions? -Reservoir for Lyme disease -Transmits disease to humans -carriers but not affected Ixodes spp. Experiment: Mouse removal + acorn adding -acorn adding = increase mice + deer = increase ticks -mouse removal = Increase acorns + increase gypsy moths + decrease ticks 9...
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