Biology of Grasshoppers / Edition 1

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Editorial Reviews

Sixteen contributions on a group of insects that is of major importance in research and pest control. Advances made possible by new methods and technological development are emphasized. Coverage includes chemoreception, food selection, water and temperature regulation, chemical communication, pathogenic diseases and color pattern polymorphism. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780471609018
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 4/24/1990
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 576
  • Product dimensions: 6.49 (w) x 9.60 (h) x 1.30 (d)

Meet the Author

About the editors R. F. CHAPMAN is a researcher and professor at the Division of Neurobiology of the Arizona Research Laboratories at the University of Arizona in Tucson. ANTHONY JOERN is a professor at the School of Biological Sciences at the University of Nebraska in Lincoln.

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Table of Contents

The Chemoreceptors (W. Blaney & M. Simmonds).

Food Selection (R. Chapman).

The Pattern of Feeding (S. Simpson).

Nutrition (E. Bernays & S. Simpson).

Water Regulation (E. Bernays).

Grasshopper Thermoregulation (M. Chappell & D. Whitman).

Jumping in Orthoptera (H. Bennet-Clark).

Hormonal Control of Flight Metabolism in Locusts (G. Goldsworthy).

Flight and Migration in Acridoids (R. Farrow).

Territory-Based Mating Systems in Desert Grasshoppers: Effects of Host Plant Distribution and Variation (M. Greenfield & T. Shelly).

Pheromones and Phase Transformation in Locusts (W. Loher).

Grasshopper Chemical Communication (D. Whitman).

The Endocrine Basis of Locust Phase Polymorphism (J. Dale & S. Tobe).

Population Dynamics and Regulation in Grasshoppers (A. Joern & S. Gaines).

Pathogenic Diseases of Grasshoppers (D. Streett & M. McGuire).

Color Pattern Polymorphism (J. Dearn).

Subject Index.

Species Index.

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