By Ring T. Cardé, Jocelyn G. Millar
8 chapters reflect on the most recent study and concept within the examine of ways bugs use chemical signs to speak with one another or to engage with different species. Written by way of the world over well-known specialists, they specialise in subject matters resembling plant defenses opposed to bugs, floral odors that allure pollinators, host discovering via parasitic bugs, and pheromone-mediated interactions in cockroaches, moths, spiders, and mites. The ebook is vital studying for researchers and graduate scholars of chemically mediated communique in bugs.
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Advances in Insect Chemical Ecology by Ring T. Cardé, Jocelyn G. Millar