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host preferences
Subject Category
P Natural Resources, Earth and Environmental Sciences
Definition
The selection of a particular host species by a pest, pathogen or parasite based on the host's capacity to provide nutrition, shelter or otherwise support development.
Definition Source
NAL Thesaurus Staff
RDF/XML Format:
http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/831.rdf
Persistent URI:
http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/831
Used For
host suitability
Broader Term
ecological processes and phenomena
Related Term
host-parasite relationships
host-pathogen relationships
hosts
trophic relationships
Spanish
preferencias del hospedero
Term Number
831