2 edition of Biotechnological perspectives in chemical ecology of insects found in the catalog.
Biotechnological perspectives in chemical ecology of insects
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Statement||editor, T.N. Ananthakrishnan.|
|Contributions||Ananthakrishnan, T. N., 1925-|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||vi, 299 p. :|
|Number of Pages||299|
|LC Control Number||96906800|
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Our objective in compiling a series of chapters on the chemical ecology of insects has been to delineate the major concepts of this discipline. The fine line between presenting a few topics in great detail or many topics in veneer has been carefully drawn, such that the book contains sufficient.
Our objective in compiling a series of chapters on the chemical ecology of insects has been to delineate the major concepts of this discipline. The fine line between presenting a few topics in great detail or many topics in veneer has been carefully drawn, such that the book contains sufficient diversity to cover the field and a few topics in some depth.
This important new volume brings together a focused group of reviews that offer perspective on the most interesting advances in insect chemical ecology. Chemical Ecology of Insects 2 brings together an internationally respected group of experts covering such topics as chemoreception and integration, orientation mechanisms, plant-insect interactions and insect-insect interactions.
An important. Chemical Ecology of Insects 2 brings together an internationally respected group of experts covering such topics as chemoreception and integration, orientation mechanisms, plant-insect interactions and insect-insect interactions. An important benefit of these reviews lies in the identification of the boundaries of our current knowledge and the.
Insect chemical ecology presents a fascinating area of research. The multitude of interactions between insects, between insects and their hosts or prey, between insects and their enemies, or between insects and their general environment present a nearly inexhaustible source of scientific by: 3.
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Recent advances in analytical technology have opened the way to a better understanding of the more complicated and abyssal interactions of insects Cited by: 2. Book description. Chemical signals mediate all aspects of insects' lives and their ecological interactions.
The discipline of chemical ecology seeks to unravel these interactions by identifying and defining the chemicals involved, and documenting how perception of these chemical. Michael Eisenring, Gaetan Glauser, Michael Meissle, Jörg Romeis, Differential Impact of Herbivores from Three Feeding Guilds on Systemic Secondary Metabolite Induction, Phytohormone Levels and Plant-Mediated Herbivore Interactions, Journal of Chemical Ecology Cited by: During the past decade, the study of the chemical structures used by insects has advanced from a subject that could be reviewed in a single volume to a vastly more advanced level.
This important new volume brings together a focused group of reviews that offer perspective on the most interesting advances in insect chemical ecology. Chemical Ecology of Insects 2 brings together an. Chemical ecology of insects, including pheromones, kairomones, allomones and plant volatiles that affect behavior of insects, mainly pests of forest trees and agricultural crop plants.
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This chapter explores the applications on ecosystems. Insect ecology also provides a basis for managing complex, often complementary, effects on ecosystem services, such as resource production, cultural values, and supporting or regulating services.
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