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Evolutionary ecology : percolation of old ideas to new areas of ecology.

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<mark>Journal publication date</mark>13/01/2009
<mark>Journal</mark>Current Biology
Issue number1
Pages (from-to)R21-R23
<mark>Original language</mark>English


A novel model derived from percolation theory suggests that phase polyphenism may have initially evolved in locusts as a behavioural strategy to reduce the connectivity between patches of vulnerable prey, so reducing predation risk.