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Evolutionary ecology : percolation of old ideas to new areas of ecology.

Wilson, Ken (2009) Evolutionary ecology : percolation of old ideas to new areas of ecology. Current Biology, 19 (1). R21-R23. ISSN 0960-9822

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Abstract

A novel model derived from percolation theory suggests that phase polyphenism may have initially evolved in locusts as a behavioural strategy to reduce the connectivity between patches of vulnerable prey, so reducing predation risk.

Item Type: Article
Journal or Publication Title: Current Biology
Subjects: G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GE Environmental Sciences
Departments: Faculty of Science and Technology > Lancaster Environment Centre
ID Code: 31033
Deposited By: Mr Richard Ingham
Deposited On: 16 Dec 2009 13:43
Refereed?: Yes
Published?: Published
Last Modified: 26 Jul 2012 16:52
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URI: http://eprints.lancs.ac.uk/id/eprint/31033

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