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Cover for Community ecology and species interactions.

This chapter contains questions about the structure of biological communities, their development over time, and the interactions between the species living within them, especially competition, niche separation and predation.

Author(s)
Rees, P. A.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789247572)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Basic connections and broad divisions in butterfly biology.

This chapter focuses on the ecology, life history and host plant relationships of butterflies. Associations including mutualism, commensalism, herbivory, predation, parasitism, ammensalism, neutralism, and competition are discussed.

Author(s)
Dennis, R. L. H.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243574)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Adult lifespan: the implications of living for longer.

This chapter provides information on the adult lifespan of butterflies, including diapause, dispersion, feeding time, hibernation, oviposition, food quality and predation.

Author(s)
Dennis, R. L. H.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243574)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Adult anti-predator behaviour - life and death in the habitat.

This chapter explores the various aspects of adult butterfly behaviour in relation to predation by vertebrates and arthropods. The various risks encountered by butterflies during its adult life are presented and the various defence mechanisms they employ to evade predation are discussed.

Author(s)
Dennis, R. L. H.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243574)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Dogs for herding and guarding livestock.

Dogs that perform best for guarding and herding livestock have different behavioural profiles, as stated by the authors: Herding dogs are selected to show hunting behaviours, such as eye, stalk, grip or heel. Guarding dogs are selected to show more of the wild ancestor's puppylike or juvenile...

Author(s)
Coppinger, L.; Coppinger, R.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786399151)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Practical feline behaviour: understanding cat behaviour and improving welfare.

This book contains all the relevant information that a veterinary nurse or technician needs to understand and handle the behaviour and welfare of house cats, and to offer safe and practical advice to clients. This approachable and down-to-earth text describes the internal and external influences on ...

Author(s)
Atkinson, T.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780647838)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Social, feeding and predatory behaviour.

A review on the feeding, social, and predatory behaviour in domesticated and wild cats was presented in this chapter highlighting the advantages of social grouping and effects of neutering.

Author(s)
Atkinson, T.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780647838)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Relationships between diversity of natural enemy communities and pest predation levels in different farming and landscape contexts in hedgerow network landscapes.

Author(s)
Aviron, S.; Djoudi, E. A.; Alignier, A.; Plantegenest, M.; Pétillon, J.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394118)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
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Cover for Indigenous knowledge and natural resources management: an introduction featuring wildlife.

This opening chapter outlines the content of the field of indigenous knowledge research, particularly as it relates to natural resources management. In contrasting indigenous with scientific knowledge, it draws parallels between them and points out how they may complement one another, while...

Author(s)
Sillitoe, P.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647050)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Does patch-guarding behaviour in parasitoids deter or attract arthropod egg predators?

Author(s)
Doyon, J.; Abram, P. K.; Brodeur, J.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394118)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper

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