By Judith L. Bronstein

ISBN-10: 0199675651

ISBN-13: 9780199675654

ISBN-10: 019967566X

ISBN-13: 9780199675661

Mutualisms, interactions among species that gain either one of them, have lengthy captured the general public mind's eye. Their impact transcends degrees of organic association from cells to populations, groups, and ecosystems. Mutualistic symbioses have been the most important to the foundation of eukaryotic cells, and maybe to the invasion of land. Mutualisms happen in each terrestrial and aquatic habitat; certainly, ecologists now think that just about each species on the earth is
involved at once or ultimately in a single or extra of those interactions. Mutualisms are necessary to the copy and survival of almost all organisms, in addition to to nutrient cycles in ecosystems. additionally, the main environment prone that mutualists supply suggest that they're more and more being
considered as conservation priorities, sarcastically whilst the extreme dangers to their ecological and evolutionary endurance are more and more being identified.

This quantity, the 1st basic paintings on mutualism to seem in nearly thirty years, presents a close and conceptually-oriented review of the topic. targeting various ecological and evolutionary points over varied scales (from person to ecosystem), the chapters during this publication offer specialist assurance of our present knowing of mutualism while highlighting crucial questions that stay to be responded. In bringing jointly a various staff of specialist contributors,
this novel textual content captures the thrill of a dynamic box that may aid to outline its destiny learn agenda.

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