Insect-Plant Interactions

Insect-Plant Interactions

by James R. Miller
     
 

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The authoritative overviews in this volume provide a wealth of practical information on current approaches to the study of insect-plant interactions. Methods described include direct behavioral observation; assays of host finding, oviposition, and feeding behavior of insect herbivores; post-ingestion physiological effects; measurement of food quality and sensory

Overview

The authoritative overviews in this volume provide a wealth of practical information on current approaches to the study of insect-plant interactions. Methods described include direct behavioral observation; assays of host finding, oviposition, and feeding behavior of insect herbivores; post-ingestion physiological effects; measurement of food quality and sensory responses of insects to plant stimuli; chemical isolation and identification of active phyhemicals; evaluation of plant resistance to insects; and the biochemistry of allelochemic interactions.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781461293569
Publisher:
Springer New York
Publication date:
04/30/2014
Series:
Springer Series in Experimental Entomology
Edition description:
Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1986
Pages:
342
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.74(d)

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