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Ecobiology of Aquatic Insects

Edited By: A Kumar and H Kaur

248 pages, Tables, 36 figs., 4 colour plates

Daya Publishing House

Paperback | Dec 2008 | #176515 | ISBN-13: 9788170355489
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The factors governing life on earth are changing constantly and the same is true for life too. The unique property of the aquatic insects in their ability to change themselves, accepting the challenge caused by changes in the surroundings and this has enabled them to exploit the environment successfully, leading to their survival multiplication and continuation on earth since first appearance.

This book is the compilation of esteemed articles of internationally acknowledged experts in the field of aquatic biology with the intention of providing a sufficient depth of the subject to satisfy the needs at a level which will be comprehensive and interesting. The present book will be useful to the students, research scholars, scientists in the field of environmental management and ecoplanners, politicians and other people with similar interest.


1. Quantitative assessment of predatory insects and their integration with varied factors in some fish culture ponds/Manish Chandra Varma, Shiv Kumar, Raghbendra Pratap and Arvind Kumar.
2. Genotoxicity of Cadmium assessed by the micronucleus test on Channa punctatus (Pisces: Family--Channidae)/N.K. Tripathi and Anurag Dubey.
3. Diel vertical migration of zooplankton in Andaman Sea/I.K. Pai, Sameer Terdalkar, M.L. Pereira and F.M. Morgado.
4. Biological control of locusts and grasshoppers using red-mite, Eutrombidium trigonum Herm/S.K.A. Rizvi, N.P. Singh and Nazima Maqbool.
5. Effect of different food conditions on survival, longevity and life history of Oithona brevicornis and Calanus finmarchicus/R. Ramanibai and G. Priya.
6. Assessment of Plankton Diversity using Shannon-Weaver Index (H'): a case study in Coleroon and Cauvery Estuaries/P. Elayaraja and R. Ramanibai.
7. Ecology of aquatic insects in Harike wetland/K.S. Bath.
8. Ecology of Kanjli Wetland with reference to the invertebrate fauna/K.S. Bath.
9. Distribution of insects in relation to pollution in Satluj River, Punjab/H. Kaur, J. Syal, S. Jasuja and S.S. Dhillon.
10. Insect fauna of Ropar Headworks Reservoir, Punjab/H. Kaur, K. Sajeev, S. Jasuja and S.S. Dhillon.
11. Insect and aquatic environment/S. Subhashini, K. Logan Kumar and S. Logaswamy.
12. Statistical approach to monthly variations of physico-chemical factors at lower lake of Bhopal in relation to insect fauna/Madhulika Singh and K. Borana.
13. Seasonal variations in insects population of lower lake of Bhopal in relation to Macrophytes/Madhulika Singh and K. Borana. 14. The effect of pollutants on the genotype of five species of family Coenagrionidae (Zygoptera: Odonata)/G.K. Walia.
15. Main Cytogenetic characters in the order Odonata/G.K. Walia. 16. Algal contribution to dissolved Oxygen in Small Hilly Streams: a case study/M.R. Sharma and A.B. Gupta.
17. Aquatic environment of Ram Ganga River at Moradabad, India: a quantitative assessment/D.K. Sinha and Shilpi Saxena.
18. Oviposition deterrent activities of Azadirachta indica, Dalbergia sissoo and Tagetes erecta leaf extract against Culex quinquefasciatus Say/Navpreet Kaur Gill and Shivali Uttam.
19. Histopathological and histochemical effects of a newly synthesized (JHA) Cyclohexloxy compound on the Midgut on Fourth Instar Larvae of Culex quinquefasciatus Say/Navpreet Kaur Gill. 20. Role of some abiotic factors in structuring the macroinvertebrate community with special reference to insects along a longitudinal profile of River Sindh, Kashmir Valley/Haroon Ul Rashid and Ashok K. Pandit.
21. Some aspects of Habitat ecology o Aquatic Entomofauna in two freshwater lakes of Kashmir Himalaya/Kawnsar-ul-Yaqoob and Ashok K. Pandit.

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