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Mutualistic Networks

Jordi Bascompte and Pedro Jordano

Abstract

Mutualistic interactions among plants and animals have played a paramount role in shaping biodiversity. Yet the majority of studies on mutualistic interactions have involved only a few species, as opposed to broader mutual connections between communities of organisms. This is the first book to comprehensively explore this burgeoning field. Integrating different approaches, from the statistical description of network structures to the development of new analytical frameworks, the book describes the architecture of these mutualistic networks and shows their importance for the robustness of biodi ... More

Keywords: biodiversity, mutualistic interaction, network structures, coevolution, mutualisms, evolutionary biology

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2013 Print ISBN-13: 9780691131269
Published to Princeton Scholarship Online: October 2017 DOI:10.23943/princeton/9780691131269.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Jordi Bascompte, author
Estación Biológica de Doñana

Pedro Jordano, author
Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas