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Advances in Insect Physiology, Volume 36 Locust Phase Polyphenism: An Update

By: Stephen J Simpson(Editor)
Publisher: Academic Press
Advances in Insect Physiology, Volume 36
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Advances in Insect Physiology publishes volumes containing important, comprehensive and in-depth reviews on all aspects of insect physiology. It is an essential reference source for invertebrate physiologists and neurobiologists, entomologists, zoologists and insect biochemists. First published in 1963, the serial is now edited by Steven Simpson and Jerome Casas to provide an international perspective. This volume is a thematic volume focusing on locust phase polyphenism.

Contents

1. Introduction
2. Insect polyphenism
3. Density-dependent phase polyphenism
4. Locust phase characteristics
5. Morphology
6. Anatomy
7. Colouration and pigments
8. Reproduction
9. Endocrinology
10. Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
11. Behaviour
12. Volatiles and volatile phermones
13. Cuticular substances and contact phermones
14. Factors that induce gregarious phase characteristics
15. Factors that induce solitarious phase characteristics
16. Transmission of phase from parents to progeny
17. Ecology and ecophysiology
18. Concluding remarks

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By: Stephen J Simpson(Editor)
Publisher: Academic Press
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