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The Ecology and Evolution of Inducible Defenses
Edited by Ralph Tollrian & C. Drew Harvell

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TABLE OF CONTENTS:

Acknowledgments
List of Contributors
Why Inducible Defenses?3
1Coping with Life as a Menu Option: Inducible Defenses of the Wild Parsnip10
2Adaptive Status of Localized and Systemic Defense Responses in Plants33
3Why Induced Defenses May Be Favored over Constitutive Strategies in Plants45
4Evolution of Induced Indirect Defense of Plants62
5Consumer-Induced Changes in Phytoplankton: Inducibility, Costs, Benefits, and the Impact on Grazers89
6The Immune System as an Inducible Defense104
7Kairomone-Induced Morphological Defenses in Rotifers127
8Predator-Induced Defenses in Ciliated Protozoa142
9Ecology and Evolution of Predator-Induced Behavior of Zooplankton: Depth Selection Behavior and Diel Vertical Migration160
10Inducible Defenses in Cladocera: Constraints, Costs, and Multipredator Environments177
11Predator-Induced Defense in Crucian Carp203
12Density-Dependent Consequences of Induced Behavior218
13Complex Biotic Environments, Coloniality, and Heritable Variation for Inducible Defenses231
14Developmental Strategies in Spatially Variable Environments: Barnacle Shell Dimorphism and Strategic Models of Selection245
15Evolution of Forager Responses to Inducible Defenses259
16Evolution of Reversible Plastic Responses: Inducible Defenses and Environmental Tolerance286
17The Evolution of Inducible Defenses: Current Ideas306
References323
Index377

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