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Social Insects: An Evolutionary Approach to Castes and Reproduction

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Edited By: W Engels

265 pages, 41 figs, 12 tabs


Hardback | Dec 1990 | #7284 | ISBN: 3540508120
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A comprehensive volume giving an insight into the fascinating world of insect sociality. It discusses reproductive strategies and important regulatory mechanisms, and points out the role of hormones and pheromones in caste development and caste functions. The problems that a highly complex society raise, and the solutions that insects have evolved to meet them are also discussed.

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