Preface. Contributors. Mechanics of feeding. 1. Mechanics of food handling by chewing insects; R.F. Chapman. 2. Mechanics of food handling by fluid-feeding insects; J.M. Kingsolver, T.L. Daniel. 3. Insect saliva: function, biochemistry and physiology; J.M.C. Ribeiro. Regulation of a meal. 4. Chemosensory regulation of feeding; R.F. Chapman. 5. Regulation of a meal: chewing insects; S.J. Simpson. 6. Regulation of a meal: blood Feeders; E.E. Davis, W.G. Friend. 7. Regulation of phloem sap feeding by aphids; W.F.Tjallingii. 8. Regulation of a carbohydrate meal in adult Diptera, Lepidoptera and Hymenoptera; J.G. Stoffolano Jr. Long-term regulation of feeding. 9. The mechanisms of nutritional homeostasis; S.J. Simpson, D. Raubenheimer, P.G. Chambers. 10. Effects of experience on feeding; E.A. Bernays. 11. Ontogenetic changes in feeding behavior; L. Barton-Browne. Methods of controlling insect feeding. 12. Stimulation of feeding; D.A. Ave. 13. Use of feeding inhibitors in insect control; J.L. Frazier, S. Chyb. Taxonomic Index. Subject Index.