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Advances in Botanical Research, Volume 81 Insect-Plant Interactions in a Crop Protection Perspective

By: Nicolas Sauvion(Editor), Denis Thiéry(Editor), Paul-André Calatayud(Editor)
422 pages
Publisher: Academic Press
Advances in Botanical Research, Volume 81
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  • Advances in Botanical Research, Volume 81 ISBN: 9780128033180 Hardback Jan 2017 Usually dispatched within 1-2 weeks
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Insect-Plant Interactions, in the Advances in Botanical Research series, contains 10 review articles by recognized experts on all aspects of plant genetics, biochemistry, cell biology, molecular biology, physiology, and ecology of insect-plant interaction.


1. Plant-insect interactions: a paleontological and an evolutionary perspective Bertrand Schatz, Andre Nel, Nicolas Sauvion and Finn Kjellberg
2. Evolution of Plant-Insect Interactions: Insights from Macroevolutionary Approaches in Plants and Herbivorous Insects Gael J. Kergoat, Geoffrey Morse, Andrea Meseguer and Emmanuelle Jousselin
3. From plant exploitation to mutualism Francois Lieutier, Kalina Bermudez Torres, James Cook, David Giron, Marion Harris, Luc Legal, Aurelien Salle and Bertrand Schatz
4. Food Webs and Multiple Biotic Interactions in Plant-Herbivore Models Emmanuel Corcket, Rene Sforza and Brice Giffard
5. Food Webs and Multiple Biotic Interactions in Plant-Herbivore Models Brigitte Frerot, Ene Leppik, Jarmo Holopainen, Astrid Groot and Melanie Unbehend
6. The Plant as a Habitat for Entomophagous Insects Laure Kaiser, Paul-Andre Calatayud, Stefano Colazza, Andra Thiel, Paul Ode, Joan van Baaren, Anne-Marie Cortesero and Saskya van Nouhuys
7. Influence of Microbial Symbionts on Plant-Insect Interactions David Giron, Jean-Christophe Simon, Geraldine Dubreuil, Franck Dedeine, Elisabeth Huguet, Fabrice Vavre, Laurence mouton and Yannick Outreman
8. How Host Plant and Fluctuating Environments Affect Insect Reproductive Strategies? Jerome Moreau, Denis Thiery, Philippe Louapre, Marlene Goubault, Alicia Jarrige, Emmanuel Deshouhant, Frederic Menu and Etienne Rajon
9. Plant-insect Interactions in a Changing World Paul-Andre Calatayud, Guy Rodet, Sergio Rasmann, Sylvain Pincebourde, Joan van Baaren and Pierre Rasmont
10. Conservation Biological Control in Agricultural Landscapes Adrien Rusch, Riccardo Bommarco and Barbara Ekborm

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Dr Nicolas Sauvion is a senior research scientist at the French National Institute for Agricultural Research, in the joint research unit "Biology and genetics of plant-pathogen interactions", Montpellier, France. He is an entomologist working for over 20 years on the hemipteran-plant interactions, especially aphids, whiteflies and psyllids. Dr Sauvion earned his PhD in Biostatistics at Claude Bernard University and National Institute of Applied Science (INSA), Lyon, France in 1995. He received in 2015 from his book co-edited on Insect-Plant Interactions the " Ferchault de Reaumur " award by the French Entomological Society. Today, within a team of epidemiologists, his research focuses on the evolutionary history of psyllids and the phytoplasma diseases transmitted by this group of insects.

Dr Denis Thiéry is research Director at the French Institute of Agronomic Research INRA. He has a Phd in insect behavioural ecology and specialized in plant insect communication and olfaction. During a 3 year postdoc in Wageningen, he studied plant odor perception (EAG/behaviour) in the Colorado potato beetle and aphids with JH Visser. His research at INRA focused on agronomic insect pests and their biological/ecological control. He has published over 200 basic research, extension papers and 4 books, on the European corn borer, the Colorado potato beetle, honeybees, grape pests and their parasitoids, and recently on the invasive hornet Vespa velutina predator of honeybees. He is group leader in INRA Bordeaux, heading the INRA Research Unit Sante Agroecologie of vineyards. He is implicated in the organisation of the IOBC group Integrated protection of viticulture and is associate editor of Bulletin of Entomological Research. He was honoured by the 2015 award 'Ferchaud de Reaumur' of the French entomological society and of the 2016 'Gold medal' of the French Academy of Agriculture for its scientific contribution.

Dr Paul-André Calatayud is a senior research scientist at the Research Institute for Development (IRD), France and a visiting scientist at icipe (International Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecology) since 2002. He is an entomologist experienced with insect-plant interactions (including the third trophic level, the parasitoids); insect behaviour and chemical ecology. Dr Calatayud earned his PhD in Entomology at Claude Bernard University and National Institute of Applied Science (INSA), Lyon, France in 1993, for which, he received the Plant Protection and Environment Organization award from the French government. In 2011, he was awarded a HDR, a French ability diploma to manage research studies in biological sciences from Paris XI University (Orsay, France). He received in 2015 from his book co-edited on Insect-Plant Interactions the " Ferchault de Reaumur " award by the French Entomological Society. He is Editor-in-Chief of Entomology, Ornithology & Herpetology and International Journal of Insect Science; and he is Associate Editor of the Annales de la Société Entomologique de France.

By: Nicolas Sauvion(Editor), Denis Thiéry(Editor), Paul-André Calatayud(Editor)
422 pages
Publisher: Academic Press
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