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Avian malaria in the montane tropics

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Understanding the unequal distribution of life on earth is a fundamental goal of ecology and evolutionary biology. Past efforts to explain large-scale patterns in diversity have tended to focus on two broad classes of explanation, one invoking the importance of abiotic factors (i.e. climate and vegetation) and the other biotic (i.e. competition); but neither has proven entirely adequate. Parasites are a major but poorly understood component of life that may offer some answers. Yet despite ...

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University of Oxford
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MPLS
Department:
Zoology
Research group:
The Edward Grey Institute of Field Ornithology
Oxford college:
Jesus College
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Publication date:
2013
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
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University of Oxford
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English
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2014-09-30

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