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Title Plant-pollinator interactions : from specialization to generalization / edited by Nickolas M. Waser and Jeff Ollerton
Published Chicago, Ill. : University of Chicago Press ; Bristol : University Presses Marketing [distributor], 2006


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Description xii, 445 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents Part I. Introduction and history. Specialization and generalization in plant-pollinator interactions: a historical perspective / Nickolas M. Waser -- Part II. The ecology and evolution of specialized and generalized pollination / introductory comments by Jeff Ollerton, W. Scott Armbruster, and Diego P. Vázquez -- The evolution of specialized floral phenotypes in a fine-grained pollination environment / Paul A. Aigner -- Shifts between bee and bird pollination in penstemons / Paul Wilson, Maria Clara Castellanos, Andrea D. Wolfe, and James D. Thomson -- Incidental mutualisms and pollen specialization among bees / Robert L. Minckley and T'ai H. Roulston -- Characterizing floral specialization by bees: analytical methods and a revised lexicon for oligolecty / James H. Cane and Sedonia Sipes -- Rewardless flowers in the angiosperms and the role of insect cognition in their evolution / Susanne S. Renner -- Ecological factors that promote the evolution of generalization in pollination systems / José M. Gómez and Regino Zamora -- Part III. Community and biogeographic perspectives / introductory comments by Nickolas M. Waser and Jeff Ollerton -- The ecological consequences of complex topology and nested structure in pollination webs / Pedro Jordano, Jordi Bascompte, and Jens M. Olesen -- Community-wide patterns of specialization in plant-pollinator interactions revealed by null models / Diego P. Vázquez and Marcelo A. Aizen -- Mutual use of resources in Mediterranean plant-pollinator communities: how specialized are pollination webs? / Theodora Petanidou and Simon G. Potts -- Measuring generalization and connectance in temperate, year-long active systems / Diego Medan, Alicia M. Basilio, Mariano Devoto, Norberto J. Bartoloni, Juan P. Torretta, and Theodora Petanidou -- Evolutionary and ecological aspects of specialized pollination: views from the arctic to the tropics / W. Scott Armbruster -- Geographical variation in diversity and specificity of pollination systems / Jeff Ollerton, Steven D. Johnson, and Andrew B. Hingston -- Part IV. Applications in agriculture and conservation / introductory comments by Nickolas M. Waser and Margaret M. Mayfield -- A typology of pollination systems: implications for crop management and the conservation of wild plants / Sarah A. Corbet -- The conservation of specialized and generalized pollination systems in subtropical ecosystems: a case study / Suzanne Koptur -- Ecology of plant reproduction: extinction risks and restoration perspectives of rare plant species / Manja M. Kwak and Renée M. Bekker -- Bee diversity and plant-pollinator interactions in fragmented landscapes / Ingolf Steffan-Dewenter, Alexandra-Maria Klein, Volker Gaebele, Thomas Alfert, and Teja Tscharntke -- Part V. Final considerations: pollination compared to other interactions. "Biological barter": patterns of specialization compared across different mutualisms / Jeff Ollerton
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Pollination by insects.
Pollination by animals.
Author Waser, Nickolas Merritt, 1948-
Ollerton, Jeff.
LC no. 2005011907
ISBN 0226874001 paperback