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Author Müller-Schwarze, Dietland.

Title Chemical ecology of vertebrates / Dietland Müller-Schwarze
Published Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2006
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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 563 pages) : illustrations
Series MyiLibrary
Contents COVER; HALF-TITLE; TITLE; COPYRIGHT; CONTENTS; PREFACE; ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS; 1 The odorsphere: the environment for transmission of chemical signals; 2 Properties of vertebrate semiochemicals; 3 Odor production and release; 4 Chemical cues in orientation and navigation; 5 Chemoreception; 6 Signaling pheromones I: discrimination and recognition; 7 Signaling pheromones II: sex and alarm pheromones and evolutionary considerations; 8 Intraspecific signals: priming pheromones; 9 Development of intra- and interspecific chemical communication; 10 Allomones I: chemical defense by animals
Summary Chemical Ecology of Vertebrates is the first book to focus exclusively on the chemically mediated interactions between vertebrates (including humans) and other animals and plants. Pulling together information published in widely scattered sources, it will be an indispensable reference for all those interested in chemical communication
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Animal chemical ecology.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2006299905
ISBN 0511240902
0511241925 (electronic bk.)
0511242050 (electronic bk.)
0511607237 (ebook)
0521363772 (hardback)
9780511241925 (electronic bk.)
9780511242052 (electronic bk.)
9780511607233 (ebook)
9780521363778 (hardback)