Browsing by Author "Naug, Dhruba"
Contributor:Reade, Abbie J.;
Date Submitted:2017A central benefit of group living is the cooperative acquisition and sharing of resources but the costs associated with these processes set up a potential conflict between individual and group level fitness. This means ...
Date Submitted:2019Nutrition is fundamental to the life history of all animals and the behavioral processes by which animals acquire nutrition are of central interest to students of animal behavior. How an animal learns about available food ...
Altered behavior and cost of manipulation : the acanthocephalan Leptorhyncoides thecatus in its amphipod host Hyalella azteca Contributor:Stone, Charles F.;
Date Submitted:2014Behavioral manipulation occurs when a parasite causes changes in its host's behavior to the parasite's benefit. The parasite benefits from these behavioral changes by increased survival or transmission. It has been ...
Invasion of the killer bee : an historical examination of governmental, agency, and beekeeper response to Africanized honeybee colonization in the southern United States Contributor:Howard, Lahoma J.;
Date Submitted:2012This study is an exploration of the effects that the migration of Africanized honeybees has had on the beekeeping industry in the southern U.S. The Africanized honeybee has had a disruptive effect on agriculture and ...
Date Submitted:2012Parasites are dependent on their hosts for energy and honeybee foragers with their high metabolic demand due to flight are especially prone to an energetic stress when they are infected. The microsporidian gut parasite ...
Date Submitted:2011Honeybees are known for their highly complex social organization with individuals of different ages working in a coordinated manner to ensure colony functionality. While local-level inter-individual interactions are critical ...
Contributor:Goldenberg, Shifra Z.;
Date Submitted:2016The potential of animal behavior to contribute to conservation biology has been acknowledged for decades, but empirical work to realize this potential has been surprisingly slow (Sutherland 1998; Caro 2007; Angeloni et al. ...
Evaluation of winter range habitat treatments on overwinter survival, density, and body condition of mule deer Contributor:Bergman, Eric James;
Date Submitted:2013To view the abstract, please see the full text of the document.
Contributor:Boze, Broox G. V.;
Date Submitted:2012Dung beetles (Order Coleoptera, Subfamily Scarabaeoidea), are a magnificent group of insects noted for both their physical beauty and ecologically significant role in parasite suppression and agricultural management. These ...