Foreword to Chapter Seven

  • Daniel SimberloffEmail author
  • Anthony Ricciardi


In his classic text, Animal Ecology , [ IV ] Elton developed the concept of food chains and defined the “niche” of an animal in terms of its trophic relations. It is to be expected that he would apply the food chain concept to the ecology of invasions.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Ecology and Evolutionary BiologyUniversity of TennesseeKnoxvilleUSA
  2. 2.Redpath Museum and McGill School of EnvironmentMcGill UniversityMontrealCanada

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