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The Role of Spatial and Stochastic Effects in Host-Pathogen Systems

Panjeti, Vijay Govind
Format
Thesis/Dissertation; Online
Author
Panjeti, Vijay Govind
Advisor
Antonovics, Janis
Wilbur, Henry
Condron, Barry
Taylor, Doug
Abstract
Determining the importance of spatial interactions in ecological systems has been a central question for a number of researchers. However, despite a growing body of literature examining the role of space in ecological and evolutionary systems, surprisingly little of this has focused on the role of spatial interactions in host-pathogen systems. This dissertation explores in detail the role that spatial interactions have on a system involving a sterilizing pathogen and its host. Note: Abstract extracted from PDF text
Language
English
Published
University of Virginia, Department of Biology, PHD, 2009
Published Date
2009-12-01
Degree
PHD
Collection
Libra ETD Repository
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