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Olfaction in Mosquito-Host Interactions

ProceedingsOut of Print

Series: CIBA Foundation Symposium Volume: 200

Edited By: Gregory R Bock

331 pages, B/w photos, illus, figs, tabs, maps

John Wiley & Sons

Hardback | Dec 1996 | #53054 | ISBN: 0471963623
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General overview of mosquito life cycle styles and how odour-mediated host location fits into the repertoire of behaviours that a specific species may exhibit. Certain aspects of insect olfaction and its underlying physiological mechanisms are also incorporated .


Partial table of contents: Vector Insects and Their Control (M. Lehane). Genetics, Ecology and Behaviour of Anophelines (G. Gibson). Odour Plumes and Odour-Mediated Flight in Insects (R. Card?). Selection of Biting Sites by Mosquitoes ( R. de Jong & B. Knols). Structure and Function of Insect Olfactory Sensilla (R. Steinbrecht). Sensory Aspects of Host Location in Mosquitoes (M. Bowen). The Multiple Role of Pheromone-Binding Protein in Olfactory Transduction (G. Ziegelberger). Synthesis and Future Challenges: The Response of Mosquitoes to Host Odours (W. Takken). Indexes.

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