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Fitness effects of endemic malaria infections in a wild bird population: the importance of ecological structure.

Abstract:

1. Parasites can have important effects on host populations influencing either fecundity or mortality, but understanding the magnitude of these effects in endemic host-parasite systems is challenging and requires an understanding of ecological processes affecting both host and parasite. 2. Avian blood parasites (Haemoproteus and Plasmodium) have been much studied, but the effects of these parasites on hosts in areas where they are endemic remains poorly known. 3. We used a multistate modellin...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS
Department:
Zoology
Role:
Author
Journal:
Journal of animal ecology
Volume:
80
Issue:
6
Pages:
1196-1206
Publication date:
2011-11-01
DOI:
EISSN:
1365-2656
ISSN:
0021-8790
Source identifiers:
127176
Language:
English
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pubs:127176
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uuid:ac39e69c-7b2a-4fe1-9921-f210614127d4
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pubs:127176
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2012-12-19

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