Advances in Insect Chemical Ecology

Advances in Insect Chemical Ecology

by Ring T. Carde
     
 

Originally published in 2004, these eight reviews reveal how insects use chemical signals to communicate and interact ecologically.See more details below

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Originally published in 2004, these eight reviews reveal how insects use chemical signals to communicate and interact ecologically.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521792752
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
03/31/2004
Pages:
352
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.83(d)

Table of Contents

Preface; 1. Phytochemical diversity of insect defenses in tropical and temperate plant families John T. Arason, Gabriel Guillet and Tony Durst; 2. Recruitment of predators and parasitoids by herbivore-injured plants Ted C. J. Turlings and Felix Wäckers; 3. Chemical ecology of astigmatid mites Yasumasa Kuwahara; 4. Semiochemistry of spiders Stefan Schulz; 5. Why do flowers smell? The chemical ecology of fragrance-driven pollination Robert A. Raguso; 6. Sex pheromones of cockroaches César Gemeno and Coby Schal; 7. A quest for alkaloids: curious relationship between tiger moths and plants containing pyrrolizidine alkaloids William E. Conner and Susan J. Weller; 8. Structure of the pheromone communication channel in moths Ring T. Cardé and Kenneth F. Haynes; Index.

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