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  • Empirical Support for Optimal Virulence in a Castrating Parasite 

    Jensen, Knut Helge; Little, Tom; Skorping, Arne; Ebert, Dieter (Public Library of Science, 2006-05-30)
    The trade-off hypothesis for the evolution of virulence predicts that parasite transmission stage production and host exploitation are balanced such that lifetime transmission success (LTS) is maximised. However, the ...
  • Intensive Farming: Evolutionary Implications for Parasites and Pathogens 

    Mennerat, Adèle; Nilsen, Frank; Ebert, Dieter; Skorping, Arne (Springer, 2010)
    An increasing number of scientists have recently raised concerns about the threat posed by human intervention on the evolution of parasites and disease agents. New parasites (including pathogens) keep emerging and parasites ...