The nested assembly of individual-resource networks.

  title={The nested assembly of individual-resource networks.},
  author={Mathias Mistretta Pires and Paulo Roberto Guimaraes and M. Soledad Araujo and Ariovaldo Ant{\^o}nio Giaretta and Jo{\~a}o Carlos Lopes Costa and S{\'e}rgio Furtado dos Reis},
  journal={The Journal of animal ecology},
  volume={80 4},
1. Much of the current understanding of ecological systems is based on theory that does not explicitly take into account individual variation within natural populations. However, individuals may show substantial variation in resource use. This variation in turn may be translated into topological properties of networks that depict interactions among individuals and the food resources they consume (individual-resource networks). 2. Different models derived from optimal diet theory (ODT) predict… CONTINUE READING

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