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Influential Passengers: Inherited Microorganisms and Arthropod Reproduction

Edited By: Scott O'Neill, Ary A Hoffmann and John H Werren

214 pages, B/w photos, illus

Oxford University Press

Paperback | Oct 1997 | #68073 | ISBN: 0198501730
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Hardback | Dec 1997 | #67072 | ISBN: 0198577869
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About this book

The ways in which bacteria can manipulate reproduction of their invertebrate hosts for their own benefit is increasingly attracting attention among scientists. Written by leading experts, this is the first book to assemble background information on the topic in a comprehensive way. It also presents the most recent advances in the field.


The evolution of heritable symbionts; Cytoplasmic incompatability in insects; Inherited microorganisms and sex determination of arthropod hosts; Wolbachia induced parthenogenesis; Cytoplasmic sex ratio distorters; The potential application of inherited symbiont systems to pest control

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