Selection of Benevolence in a Host-parasite System.

Abstract

A paradigm for the evolution of cooperation between parasites and their hosts argues that the mode of parasite transmission is critical to the long-term maintenance of cooperation. Cooperation is not expected to be maintained whenever the chief mode of transmission is horizontal: a parasite's progeny infect hosts unrelated to their parent's host… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1558-5646.1991.tb04356.x

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