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Biocommunication in Insects

Edited By: TN Ananthakrishnan and Alok Sen

104 pages, Figs, tabs

Science Publishers

Hardback | Dec 1998 | #95184 | ISBN: 1578080312
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About this book

Contents include: Basics of biocommunication in insect-plant interactions; Plant volatiles in relation to biocommunication; Pheromone technology; Modality and relevance of biocommunication in the biological control of insects; Neuroethological approaches in insect-plant interactions; and Pheromone production in moths.


Contents

Basics of biocommunication in insect-plant interactions - role of chemical signals; plant volatiles in relation to biocommunication; pheromone technology - problems and opportunities in exploring biocommunication systems in insects; chemistry, technology and application of pheromones as components of IPM; modality and relevance of biocommunication in the biological control of insects; sensillar diversity and insect biocommunication; neuroethological approaches in insect-plant interactions; pheromone production in moths - control by intrinsic and extrinsic factors; the evolution of communication as exemplified by the honey-bee queen pheromones; cell-to-cell communication.

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