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Proceedings of the 11th International Symposium on Insect-Plant Relationships


Series: Series Entomologica Volume: 57

Edited By: Jens Kvist Nielsen, Christian Kjær and Louis M Schoonhoven


Hardback | Dec 2003 | #138070 | ISBN: 1402008902
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The 11th International Symposium on Insect-Plant Relationships (SIP11), held on August 4-10, 2001, in Helsingor, Denmark, followed the tradition of previous SIP meetings and covered topics of different levels from chemistry, physiology, and ethology to ecology, genetics, and evolution of insect-plant relationships. The present volume includes a representative selection of fully refereed papers, as well as a complete list of all the contributions which were presented at the meeting. Reviews of selected topics, as well as original experimental data are included. The book provides valuable information for students and research workers interested in chemical and biological aspects of interactions between individuals and populations of different organisms.


Preface.- Acknowledgements.- List of Participants.- Oral and Poster Presentations.- Neuronal basis for perception of chemical stimuli.- Chemosensory bases of behaviour.- Chemical basis for host plant selection.- Behaviour and performance on plants.- Effects of plant defences on insects (individuals and populations).- Effects of insects on plants (individuals and populations).- Interactions between several trophic levels.- Genetics of adaptations between plants and insects.- Evolution of insect-plant relationships.- Conclusion.

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