SOURCE–SINK DYNAMICS FOR A GENERALIST INSECT PREDATOR IN HABITATS WITH STRONG HIGHER-ORDER PREDATION

@article{Rosenheim2001SOURCESINKDF,
  title={SOURCE–SINK DYNAMICS FOR A GENERALIST INSECT PREDATOR IN HABITATS WITH STRONG HIGHER-ORDER PREDATION},
  author={Jay A. Rosenheim},
  journal={Ecological Monographs},
  year={2001},
  volume={71},
  pages={93-116}
}
  • J. Rosenheim
  • Published 1 February 2001
  • Environmental Science
  • Ecological Monographs
The functional importance of higher-order predators in terrestrial ecosystems is currently an area of active inquiry. In particular, an understanding of the relative influences of prey availability and higher-order predation on predator populations is of immediate relevance to the theory of biological control of herbivorous arthropods. Biological control workers have repeatedly speculated that one cause of failure to establish predators and parasitoids in novel environments is the strong… 

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