L Berec

Summary

Affiliation: Institute of Entomology
Country: Czech Republic

Publications

  1. pmc Does sex-selective predation stabilize or destabilize predator-prey dynamics?
    David S Boukal
    Institute of Marine Research, Bergen, Norway
    PLoS ONE 3:e2687. 2008
  2. ncbi request reprint Worthy of their name: how floods drive outbreaks of two major floodwater mosquitoes (Diptera: Culicidae)
    Ludek Berec
    Institute of Entomology, Biology Centre ASCRI, Branisovska 31, 370 05 Ceske Budejovice, Czech Republic
    J Med Entomol 51:76-88. 2014
  3. doi request reprint Why have parasites promoting mating success been observed so rarely?
    L Berec
    Department of Biosystematics and Ecology, Institute of Entomology, Biology Centre ASCR, Branisovska 31, 37005 Ceske Budejovice, Czech Republic Institute of Mathematics and Biomathematics, Faculty of Science, University of South Bohemia, Branisovska 31, 37005 Ceske Budejovice, Czech Republic Electronic address
    J Theor Biol 342:47-61. 2014
  4. doi request reprint Fatal or harmless: extreme bistability induced by sterilizing, sexually transmitted pathogens
    Ludek Berec
    Department of Biosystematics and Ecology, Institute of Entomology, Biology Centre ASCR, Branisovska 31, 37005 Ceske Budejovice, Czech Republic
    Bull Math Biol 75:258-73. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Double impact of sterilizing pathogens: added value of increased life expectancy on pest control effectiveness
    Ludek Berec
    Department of Theoretical Ecology, Institute of Entomology, Biology Centre ASCR, Branisovska 31, 37005 Ceske Budejovice, Czech Republic
    J Math Biol 64:1281-311. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Adaptive foraging does not always lead to more complex food webs
    Ludek Berec
    Department of Theoretical Ecology, Institute of Entomology, Biology Centre ASCR, and Institute of Mathematics and Biomathematics, Faculty of Science, University of South Bohemia, Branisovska 31, 37005 Ceske Budejovice, Czech Republic
    J Theor Biol 266:211-8. 2010
  7. doi request reprint Impacts of foraging facilitation among predators on predator-prey dynamics
    Ludek Berec
    Department of Theoretical Ecology, Institute of Entomology, Biology Centre ASCR, 37005 Ceske Budejovice, Czech Republic
    Bull Math Biol 72:94-121. 2010
  8. ncbi request reprint Mixed encounters, limited perception and optimal foraging
    L Berec
    Department of Theoretical Biology, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Ceske Budejovice, Czech Republic
    Bull Math Biol 62:849-68. 2000
  9. ncbi request reprint Multiple Allee effects and population management
    Ludek Berec
    Department of Theoretical Ecology, Institute of Entomology, Biology Centre ASCR, Branisovska 31, 37005 Ceske Budejovice, Czech Republic
    Trends Ecol Evol 22:185-91. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint How predator functional responses and Allee effects in prey affect the paradox of enrichment and population collapses
    David S Boukal
    Department of Theoretical Ecology, Institute of Entomology, Biology Centre, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Branisovska 31, 37005 Ceske Budejovice, Czech Republic
    Theor Popul Biol 72:136-47. 2007

Detail Information

Publications15

  1. pmc Does sex-selective predation stabilize or destabilize predator-prey dynamics?
    David S Boukal
    Institute of Marine Research, Bergen, Norway
    PLoS ONE 3:e2687. 2008
    ..Little is known about the impact of prey sexual dimorphism on predator-prey dynamics and the impact of sex-selective harvesting and trophy hunting on long-term stability of exploited populations...
  2. ncbi request reprint Worthy of their name: how floods drive outbreaks of two major floodwater mosquitoes (Diptera: Culicidae)
    Ludek Berec
    Institute of Entomology, Biology Centre ASCRI, Branisovska 31, 370 05 Ceske Budejovice, Czech Republic
    J Med Entomol 51:76-88. 2014
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  3. doi request reprint Why have parasites promoting mating success been observed so rarely?
    L Berec
    Department of Biosystematics and Ecology, Institute of Entomology, Biology Centre ASCR, Branisovska 31, 37005 Ceske Budejovice, Czech Republic Institute of Mathematics and Biomathematics, Faculty of Science, University of South Bohemia, Branisovska 31, 37005 Ceske Budejovice, Czech Republic Electronic address
    J Theor Biol 342:47-61. 2014
    ..To study the examined phenomenon in greater detail we encourage further empirical research on this apparently less explored impact of sexually transmitted parasites on host fitness. ..
  4. doi request reprint Fatal or harmless: extreme bistability induced by sterilizing, sexually transmitted pathogens
    Ludek Berec
    Department of Biosystematics and Ecology, Institute of Entomology, Biology Centre ASCR, Branisovska 31, 37005 Ceske Budejovice, Czech Republic
    Bull Math Biol 75:258-73. 2013
    ....
  5. doi request reprint Double impact of sterilizing pathogens: added value of increased life expectancy on pest control effectiveness
    Ludek Berec
    Department of Theoretical Ecology, Institute of Entomology, Biology Centre ASCR, Branisovska 31, 37005 Ceske Budejovice, Czech Republic
    J Math Biol 64:1281-311. 2012
    ..Our results thus characterize pathogens that are promising candidates for an effective pest control and that might possibly be engineered if not occurring naturally...
  6. doi request reprint Adaptive foraging does not always lead to more complex food webs
    Ludek Berec
    Department of Theoretical Ecology, Institute of Entomology, Biology Centre ASCR, and Institute of Mathematics and Biomathematics, Faculty of Science, University of South Bohemia, Branisovska 31, 37005 Ceske Budejovice, Czech Republic
    J Theor Biol 266:211-8. 2010
    ..As a corollary, future studies of food web dynamics should pay careful attention to the choice of type of adaptive foraging model as well as of parameter values...
  7. doi request reprint Impacts of foraging facilitation among predators on predator-prey dynamics
    Ludek Berec
    Department of Theoretical Ecology, Institute of Entomology, Biology Centre ASCR, 37005 Ceske Budejovice, Czech Republic
    Bull Math Biol 72:94-121. 2010
    ..An interesting topic for future research thus might be to seek for general conditions on predator functional responses that would produce multiple co-existence equilibria in a predator-prey model...
  8. ncbi request reprint Mixed encounters, limited perception and optimal foraging
    L Berec
    Department of Theoretical Biology, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Ceske Budejovice, Czech Republic
    Bull Math Biol 62:849-68. 2000
    ..The latter, in turn, become gradually changing partial preferences when predator omniscience is considered only local...
  9. ncbi request reprint Multiple Allee effects and population management
    Ludek Berec
    Department of Theoretical Ecology, Institute of Entomology, Biology Centre ASCR, Branisovska 31, 37005 Ceske Budejovice, Czech Republic
    Trends Ecol Evol 22:185-91. 2007
    ..We suggest that more research is needed to assess the prevalence and interactions of multiple Allee effects, as failing to take them into account could have adverse consequences for the management of threatened or exploited populations...
  10. ncbi request reprint How predator functional responses and Allee effects in prey affect the paradox of enrichment and population collapses
    David S Boukal
    Department of Theoretical Ecology, Institute of Entomology, Biology Centre, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Branisovska 31, 37005 Ceske Budejovice, Czech Republic
    Theor Popul Biol 72:136-47. 2007
    ..We discuss the results in the light of conservation strategies, eradication of alien species, and successful introduction of biocontrol agents...
  11. ncbi request reprint Differences in the pattern of evolution in six physically linked genes of Drosophila melanogaster
    Martina Zurovcov√°
    Institute of Entomology, Czech Academy of Sciences and Faculty of Biological Sciences, University of South Bohemia, Branisovska 31, 370 05 Ceske Budejovice, Czech Republic
    Gene 381:24-33. 2006
    ..Coupled with other results, the possibility of demography being the exclusive explanation for the observed variability is ruled out...
  12. ncbi request reprint Single-species models of the Allee effect: extinction boundaries, sex ratios and mate encounters
    David S Boukal
    Department of Theoretical Biology, Institute of Entomology, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Branisovska 31, 370 05 Ceske Budejovice, Czech Republic
    J Theor Biol 218:375-94. 2002
    ..Individual-based models seem to be most capable of explaining mechanisms leading to the Allee effect...
  13. ncbi request reprint Double Allee effects and extinction in the island fox
    Elena Angulo
    Ecologie, Systematique et Evolution, UMR CNRS 8079, University of Paris Sud, Orsay Cedex 91405, France
    Conserv Biol 21:1082-91. 2007
    ..Conservationists should also be aware of AEs when planning the release of captive foxes. More generally, our findings highlight the danger of overlooking AEs in the conservation of populations of rare or threatened species...
  14. ncbi request reprint Modeling population dynamics of two cockroach species: effects of the circadian clock, interspecific competition and pest control
    Hsin Hue Wu
    Department of Entomology, National Taiwan University, 27, Lane 113, Section 4, Roosevelt Road, Taipei 106, Taiwan
    J Theor Biol 249:473-86. 2007
    ..Only carefully designed and data-based models of German (and double-striped) cockroach population dynamics can be helpful in our quest to win the fight over this unwelcome but very sturdy species...
  15. ncbi request reprint Are non-sexual models appropriate for predicting the impact of virus-vectored immunocontraception?
    Anne Deredec
    Ecologie, Systematique et Evolution, Universite Paris Sud XI, Batiment 362, 91405 Orsay Cedex, France
    J Theor Biol 250:281-90. 2008
    ..Our analysis also shows that female-specific viruses generally give better results than male-specific ones, and suggests that virus choice should focus more on its sterilizing power rather than transmission efficiency...