Encyclopedia of Entomology

2008 Edition
| Editors: John L. Capinera

Facultative Agents

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4020-6359-6_3738

A term used by Howard and Fiske to describe mortality factors that increase in intensity as population density rises; density-dependent mortality factors.

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