Description

Advances in Insect Physiology publishes eclectic volumes containing important, comprehensive and in-depth reviews on all aspects of insect physiology. It is an essential reference source for invertebrate physiologists and neurobiologists, entomologists, zoologists and insect biochemists. First published in 1963, the serial is now edited by Steve Simpson (Oxford University, UK).

Key Features

* More than 300 pages with contributions from the leading researchers in entomology * Over 40 figures and illustrations combined * Includes an in-depth review of the genetics of the honey bee * Discusses the physiological diversity in insects

Readership

Entomologists, zoologists, insect biochemists, insect physiologists

Table of Contents

1. Behavioural Genetics of the Honey Bee, Apis mellifera Benjamin P. Oldroyd and Graham J. Thompson 2. Physiological Diversity in Insects: Ecological and Evolutionary Contexts Steven L. Chown and John S. Terblanche 3. Nest Thermoregulation in Social Insects Julia C. Jones and Benjamin P. Oldroyd 4. The Organule Concept of Insect Sense Organs: Sensory Transduction and Organule Evolution D. J. Merritt

Details

No. of pages:
256
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2007
Published:
Imprint:
Academic Press
eBook ISBN:
9780080471174
Print ISBN:
9780123737151