Experimental Methods for Epizootilogical Research with Hydras
To present culture and analytical methods for research on hydras and their associated ectoparasitic fauna, with special emphasis on the use of the hydra—Hydramoeba system as a model for epizootilogical investigations. I use the term epizootic to characterize the dynamics of infectious disease in host populations (Tanada, 1963).
KeywordsHost Population Host Density Instantaneous Growth Rate Infected Culture Insurance Culture
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