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Population Fluctuations in Rodents$
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Charles J. Krebs

Print publication date: 2013

Print ISBN-13: 9780226010359

Published to Chicago Scholarship Online: September 2013

DOI: 10.7208/chicago/9780226010496.001.0001

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Disease as a Potential Factor in Population Changes

Disease as a Potential Factor in Population Changes

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(p.162) Chapter Ten Disease as a Potential Factor in Population Changes
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Population Fluctuations in Rodents
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Charles J. Krebs

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University of Chicago Press
DOI:10.7208/chicago/9780226010496.003.0010

This chapter discusses diseases as the most likely cause for rodent population fluctuations. It first describes a study carried out on vole tuberculosis and population fluctuations, and then discusses the impact of parasitism and disease on the survival rates of small rodents. The chapter also presents two models that illustrate how the interaction of disease with other factors causes population declines.

Keywords:   diseases, rodent population, vole, tuberculosis, population fluctuations, survival rates, population declines

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