Journal article

Experimental evolution of field populations of Daphnia magna in response to parasite treatment

  • Zbinden, Marc Département de Biologie, Unité d’Ecologie et d’Evolution, Université de Fribourg, Switzerland - Zoological Institute, Universität Basel, Basel, Switzerland
  • Haag, Christoph R. Département de Biologie, Unité d’Ecologie et d’Evolution, Université de Fribourg, Switzerland - Tvärminne Zoological Station, Hanko, Finland
  • Ebert, Dieter Département de Biologie, Unité d’Ecologie et d’Evolution, Université de Fribourg, Switzerland - Zoological Institute, Universität Basel, Basel, Switzerland - Tvärminne Zoological Station, Hanko, Finland
    17.03.2008
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  • Journal of Evolutionary Biology. - 2008, p. doi:10.1111
English Although there is little doubt that hosts evolve to reduce parasite damage, little is known about the evolutionary time scale on which host populations may adapt under natural conditions. Here we study the effects of selection by the microsporidian parasite Octosporea bayeri on populations of Daphnia magna. In a field study, we infected replicated populations of D. magna with the parasite,... Show more…
Faculty
Faculté des sciences
Department
Biologie
Language
  • English
Classification
Biology, life sciences
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