Lechosław Kuczyński

Lechosław Kuczyński
Adam Mickiewicz University | UAM · Institute of Environmental Biology

PhD

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The main goal of the project is to test whether (i) passively dispersed herbivores rely on semiochemical cues when undertaking dispersal and (ii) the ability to detect kairomones depends on the level of host specialization and environmental heterogeneity (the concept of informed dispersal). We will test behavioural responses of Aceria tosichella (wheat curl mite – WCM) individuals from two experimental populations (differing in the level of host adaptation) to the kairomones emitted by different host plant species in homogeneous and heterogeneous environments.
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This project has two objectives: 1) to develop a new methodology of inferring biotic interactions from observational data, and 2) to test this methodology on an extensive dataset (Common Breeding Bird Survey in Poland) to show population-level consequences of social information use. The whole approach is based on the modern coexistence theory and focuses on the niche concept. The newly designed methodology will be implemented in the form of a dedicated R library and tested using a study system constituting of a set of interacting species that were experimentally shown to be involved in information transfer among individuals.