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Host-Plant Selection by Phytophagous Insects

By: EA Bernays and RF Chapman
312 pages, Illus
Publisher: Chapman & Hall
Host-Plant Selection by Phytophagous Insects
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  • Host-Plant Selection by Phytophagous Insects ISBN: 9780412031311 Paperback Dec 1994 Usually dispatched within 1-2 weeks
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The first book that focuses on the behaviour of host-plant selection by plant-feeding insects, the authors cover the patterns found in nature and the chemical features of plants that determine host selection. The sensory systems involved in making the selection are presented together with relevant functional studies.

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Patterns of host plant use; Plant chemicals that influence behaviour; Behaviour: the process of host-plant selection; Behaviour: the impact of ecology and physiology; Effects of experience; Genetic variation in host selection; Evolution of host range.

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By: EA Bernays and RF Chapman
312 pages, Illus
Publisher: Chapman & Hall
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