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Academic & Professional Books  Insects & other Invertebrates  Insects  Insects: General

Perspectives in Insect Behaviour

By: ML Agarwal
596 pages, Col plates
Perspectives in Insect Behaviour
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  • Perspectives in Insect Behaviour ISBN: 9788181892478 Hardback Nov 2009 Usually dispatched within 1-2 months
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Besides, providing background information pertaining to various aspects of insect behaviour, the book also discusses in detail chapters like orientation, locomotion, navigation, migration, feeding, reproduction, communication, defence, social behaviour, rhythms, and bioluminescence.

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Foreword. Preface. 1. Introduction. 2. Innate and learned behaviour. 3. Sensory reception. 4. Neural control of behaviour. 5. Orientation. 6. Locomotion. 7. Navigation. 8. Migration. 9. Feeding. 10. Reproduction. 11. Communication. 12. Insect interactions. 13. Defence. 14. Insect society. 15. Biological rhythms. 16. Bioluminescence. 17. Hormones. 18. Pheromones. 19. Behavioural genetics. 20. Behavioural systematics. 21. Behavioural manipulations and insect pest management. References. Index of scientific names. Subject index.

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By: ML Agarwal
596 pages, Col plates
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