Insect Flight: Dispersal and Migration

Insect Flight: Dispersal and Migration

by Wijesiri Danthanarayana (Editor)

Paperback(Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1986)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783642711572
Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Publication date: 03/10/2013
Series: Proceedings in Life Sciences
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1986
Pages: 289
Product dimensions: 6.69(w) x 9.61(h) x 0.03(d)

Table of Contents

1 Introductory Chapter.- 2 Evolution and Genetics of Insect Migration.- 3 The Oogenesis-Flight Syndrome Revisited.- 4 The Endocrine Control of Flight Metabolism in Locusts.- 5 Sounds of Insects in Flight.- 6 Orientation at Night by High-Flying Insects.- 7 Lunar Periodicity of Insect Flight and Migration.- 8 Response of Some Night-Flying Insects to Polarized Light.- 9 Migration in the African Armyworm Spodoptera exempta: Genetic Determination of Migratory Capacity and a New Synthesis.- 10 Dispersal in Aphids, A Problem in Resource Allocation.- 11 Direction of Insect Migrations in Relation to the Wind.- 12 Flight Strategies of Migrating Monarch Butterflies (Danaus plexippus L.) in Southern Ontario.- 13 Interactions Between Synoptic Scale and Boundary-Layer Meteorology on Micro-Insect Migration.- 14 Derelicts of Dispersal: Arthropod Fallout on Pacific Northwest Volcanoes.- 15 Ecological Studies Indicating the Migration of Helothis zea, Spodoptera frugiperda, and Heliothis virescens from Northeastern Mexico and Texas.- 16 Radar Observations and Collections of Insects in the Gulf of Mexico.- 17 Modeling of Agricultural Pest Displacement.- 18 Dispersal of Insects of Public Health Importance.- 19 Night-Vision Equipment, Reproductive Biology, and Nocturnal Behavior: Importance to Studies of Insect Flight, Dispersal, and Migration.- 20 The Four Kinds of Migration.- Species Index.

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