TitleEffects of UV-B radiation on anti-predator behavior in amphibians: Reply to Cummins
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2002
AuthorsKats, LB, Kiesecker, JM, Chivers, DP, Blaustein, AR
JournalEthology
Volume108
Pagination649-654
Type of ArticleJournal Article
ISSN0179-1613
Abstract

Cummins' (2002) criticism of our paper (Kats et al. 2000) (1) displays a lack of understanding of experimental biology, (2) fails to report our results accurately, (3) places our paper in the wrong context, (4) seems unaware of much of the pertinent literature or selectively avoids certain references, and (5) takes the opportunity to criticize other papers examining the effects of ultraviolet radiation (UV, particularly UV-B) on amphibians in the field. We address these issues below.

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DOI10.1046/j.1439-0310.2002.00810.x