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Herbivores: Their Interactions with Secondary Metabolites, Volume 2: Ecological and Evolutionary Processes

Series: Herbivores: Their Interactions with Secondary Metabolites Volume: 2

Edited By: GA Rosenthal and MR Berebaum

Academic Press

Hardback | Aug 1992 | Edition: 2 | #15405 | ISBN: 0125971842
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About this book

The discussions of interactions have expanded to include phenomena at higher trophic levels, such as predation and micorbial processing and other environmental influences.


Contents

P. Feeny, The Evolution of Chemical Ecology: Contributions From the Study of Herbivorous Insects. E. St#adadler, Behavioral Responses of Insects to Plant Secondary Compounds. J.L. Frazier, How Animals Perceive Secondary Plant Compounds. F. Slansky, Jr. , Allelochemical-Nutrient Interactions in Herbivore Nutritional Ecology. L.B. Brattsten, Metabolic Defenses against Plant Allelochemicals. M. Rowell-Rahier and J.M. Pasteels, Third Trophic Level Influences of Plant Allelochemicals. P.L.Phelan and B.R. Stinner, Microbial Mediation of Plant-Herbivore Ecology. J.T. Arnason, B.J.R. PhilogSne, and G.H.N. Towers, Phototoxins in Plant-Insect Interactions. J.P. Bryant, P.B. Reichardt, T.P. Clausen, F.D. Provenza, and P.J. Kuropat, Woody Plant-Mammal Interactions. M.E. Hay and P.D. Steinberg, The Chemical Ecology of Plant-Herbivore Interactions in Marine Versus Terrestrial Communities. M.R. Berenbaum and A.R. Zangerl, Genetics of Secondary Metabolism and Herbivore Resistance in Plants. D.J. Futuyma and M.C. Keese, Evolution and Coevolution of Plants and Phytophagous Arthropods. Each chapter includes references. Index.

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