Advances in Insect Physiology, Volume 56 provides readers with the latest interdisciplinary reviews on the topic. It is an essential reference source for invertebrate physiologists, neurobiologists, entomologists, zoologists, and insect chemists, with this new release focusing on the Effects of resource limitation on the strengths of tradeoffs in insect lifecycles, The circadian system in insects: cellular, molecular, and functional organization, Molecular Physiology of the Insect Midgut, The Cryptonephridic system in Lepidoptera, Subsocial insects and the physiology of parental care, Mechanisms regulating phenotypically plastic traits in wing polymorphic insects, and more.
- Provides the authority and expertise of leading contributors from an international board of authors
- Presents the latest release in the Advances in Insect Physiology series
- Contains important, comprehensive, and in-depth reviews on insect physiology
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Table of Contents
1. Effects of resource limitation on the strengths of tradeoffs in insect life cycles Goggy Davidowitz 2. The circadian system in insects: cellular, molecular, and functional organization Kenji Tomioka 3. Molecular Physiology of the Insect Midgut Walter R. Terra 4. The Cryptonephridic system in Lepidoptera Michael O'Donnell 5. Subsocial insects and the physiology of parental care Stephen Trumbo 6. Mechanisms regulating phenotypically plastic traits in wing polymorphic insects Laura Lavine 7. Sex ratios in haplodiploid herbivores (Thysanoptera and Aleyrodidae): A review and tools for study Martha Hunter 8. Prostaglandins and other eicosanoids in insects David Stanley