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Journal article

Ecological implications of parasites in natural Daphnia populations

Université de Fribourg

  • Decaestecker, Ellen Laboratory of Aquatic Ecology, Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium
  • Declerck, Steven Laboratory of Aquatic Ecology, Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium
  • De Meester, Luc Laboratory of Aquatic Ecology, Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium
  • Ebert, Dieter Ecology and Evolution, Department of Biology, Fribourg University, Switzerland
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    14.04.2005
Published in:
  • Oecologia, 2005, vol. 144(3), no. 382
English In natural host populations, parasitism is considered to be omnipresent and to play an important role in shaping host life history and population dynamics. Here, we study parasitism in natural populations of the zooplankton host Daphnia magna investigating their individual and population level effects during a 2-year field study. Our results revealed a rich and highly prevalent community of... Show more…
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  • English
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Biology
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Faculté des sciences
Department
Biologie
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