The dynamics of parasite incidence across host species

Whilst it is well known that many parasites occasionally switch from one host species to another and thus spread within a host clade, the patterns of spread and the observed heterogeneity in parasite incidence between host taxa are not well understood. Here, we develop a simple stochastic model as a...

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Published in:Evolutionary Ecology, Vol. 20, No. 6 (2006), p. 603-616
Main Author: Engelst├Ądter, Jan
Other Involved Persons: Hurst, D.
Format: electronic Article
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