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Title Advances in insect chemical ecology / edited by Ring T. Cardé and Jocelyn G. Millar
Published Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2004
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Description 1 online resource (x, 341 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Contents Phytochemical diversity of insect defenses in tropical and temperate plant families / John T. Arnason, Gabriel Guillet and Tony Durst -- Recruitment of predators and parasitoids by herbivore-injured plants / Ted C.J. Turlings and Felix Wäckers -- Chemical ecology of astigmatid mites / Yasumasa Kuwahara -- Semiochemistry of spiders / Stefan Schulz -- Why do flowers smell? The chemical ecology of fragrance-driven pollination / Robert A. Raguso -- Sex pheromones of cockroaches / César Gemeno and Coby Schal -- A quest for alkaloids : the curious relationship between tiger moths and plants containing pyrrolizidine alkaloids / William E. Conner and Susan J. Weller -- Structure of the pheromone communication channel in moths / Ring T. Cardé and Kenneth F. Haynes
Summary Advances in Insect Chemical Ecology presents eight timely reviews of the latest research and thinking in the study of how insects use chemical signals to communicate with each other or to interact with other species
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Animal chemical ecology.
Insects -- Ecophysiology.
Chemoreceptor Cells.
Insecta -- physiology.
Form Electronic book
Author Cardé, Ring T.
Millar, Jocelyn G., 1954-
ISBN 0511210914
0511214499 (electronic bk.)
0511216289 (electronic bk.)
0511542666 (electronic book)
9780511214493 (electronic bk.)
9780511216282 (electronic bk.)
9780511542664 (electronic book)