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Aphid Ecology an Optimization Approach

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This second edition covers the evolution of aphids and their development in relation to specific plants, thoroughly revised and expanded since the first highly successful edition. Increasing knowledge of aphids has revealed that they are ideal organisms to use when studying many topical ecological issues.

Table of Contents

Preface. 1. Introduction. 2. Feeding Behaviour and Food Quality. 3. Host Specificity and Speciation. 4. Size. 5. Resource Tracking: Mechanism - Cyclical Parthenogenesis. 6. Resource Tracking: Mechanism - Polyphenism. 7. Resource Tracking in Time. 8. Resource Tracking in Space. 9. Population Dynamics. 10. Community Structure and Species Diversity. 11. Epilogue. References. Index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9789401064804
Publisher:
Springer
Subject:
Zoology
Author:
Dixon, A. F. G.
Subject:
Animal Systematics/Taxonomy/Biogeography
Subject:
Ecology
Subject:
plant pathology
Subject:
Botany-General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Softcover reprint of the original 2nd ed. 1985
Publication Date:
20130430
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
309
Dimensions:
235 x 155 mm

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