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Insect-Plant Relationships: Proceedings of the 10th Symposium on Insect-Plant Relationships


Series: Series Entomologica Volume: 56

Edited By: S Simpson, AJ Mordue and J Hardie

287 pages, Figs, tabs


Hardback | Dec 1998 | #106327 | ISBN: 0792357736
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About this book

Over the past 40 years, the SIP meetings have played a central role in the development of the field of insect-plant relationships, providing both a show-case for current research as well as a forum for the airing and development of influential new ideas. The 10th symposium, held 4-10 July 1998, in Oxford, followed that tradition. The present volume includes a representative selection of fully refereed papers from the meeting, plus a listing of the titles of all presentations. The volume includes reviews of major areas within the subject, along with detailed experimental studies. Topics covered include central neural and chemosensory bases of host plant recognition, integrative studies of insect behaviour, tritrophic interactions, plant defences, insect life histories, plant growth responses, microbial partners in insect-plant associations, and genetic bases of host plant associations. The book provides a key source for students and research workers in the field of insect-plant relationships.


Listing of oral and poster presentations from SIP 10. Opening address; L.M. Schoonhoven. Session 1: Central neural bases of host plant recognition. Oral Presentations. Session 2: Chemosensory bases of host plant recognition. Oral presentations. Poster Presentations. Session 3: Integrative studies of insect behaviour. Oral Presentations. Poster Presentations. Session 4: Insect behaviour in tritrophic systems. Oral Presentations. Poster Presentations. Session 5: Plant Defences. Oral Presentations. Poster Presentations. Session 6: Insect life histories and plant growth responses. Oral presentations. Poster Presentations. Session 7: Choosing host plants: mechanisms and evolution. Poster Presentations. Session 8: Microbial partners in insect-plant associations. Poster Presentations. Session 9: Genetic bases of host-plant associations. Oral Presentations. Poster Presentations. Session 10: The phylogeny of insect-plant associations. Oral presentations. Poster Presentation. Closing Address; R.F. Chapman.

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