Amy B Pedersen
Affiliation: University of Georgia
- Emphasizing the ecology in parasite community ecologyAmy B Pedersen
Institute of Ecology, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30605, USA
Trends Ecol Evol 22:133-9. 2007..We discuss insights offered by this mechanistic approach that will be crucial for predicting the impact on wildlife and human health of disease control measures, climate change or novel parasite species introductions...
- Host plant species affects virulence in monarch butterfly parasitesJacobus C de Roode
Odum School of Ecology, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602 2202, USA
J Anim Ecol 77:120-6. 2008..5. Our results demonstrate that host ecology importantly affects parasite virulence, with implications for host-parasite dynamics in natural populations...
- Infectious diseases and extinction risk in wild mammalsAmy B Pedersen
Odum School of Ecology, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA
Conserv Biol 21:1269-79. 2007....
- Patterns of host specificity and transmission among parasites of wild primatesAmy B Pedersen
Department of Biology, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, 22904, USA
Int J Parasitol 35:647-57. 2005..Furthermore, nearly all viruses that were reported to infect both humans and non-human primates were classified as emerging in humans...
- Phylogeny and geography predict pathogen community similarity in wild primates and humansT Jonathan Davies
National Center for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis, 735 State Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101, USA
Proc Biol Sci 275:1695-701. 2008..For humans, this means we share a higher proportion of pathogens with the great apes, including chimpanzees and gorillas, because these species are our closest relatives...
- Community epidemiology framework for classifying disease threatsAndy Fenton
Institute of Zoology, London, United Kingdom
Emerg Infect Dis 11:1815-21. 2005....
- Acorn mast drives long-term dynamics of rodent and songbird populationsEthan D Clotfelter
Department of Biology, Amherst College, Amherst, MA 01002, USA
Oecologia 154:493-503. 2007..Our results improve our understanding of the complex ecological interactions in oak-dominated forests by illustrating the importance of abiotic and biotic factors at different trophic levels...
- The interaction of parasites and resources cause crashes in a wild mouse populationAmy B Pedersen
Department of Biology, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA 22904, USA
J Anim Ecol 77:370-7. 2008....