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Cover for Aphid transcriptomics - past, present and future.

This chapter provides a brief overview of insect genomic and transcriptomic research, focusing on aphid transcriptomics. Transcriptomic surveys in different model and non-model aphid species regarding their biology, host specificity, viral transmission, polyphenism and pesticide resistance are...

Author(s)
Sattar, S.; Thompson, G. A.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243130)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Size, brood number and development: fewer large eggs or more small eggs?

Butterfly eggs have highly intricate and elaborate structures; developing in the ovarioles, they are fertilised in the common oviduct with sperm from males contributed as spermatophores stored in the female spermatheca. Butterfly females have a number of basic options relating to egg deposition...

Author(s)
Dennis, R. L. H.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243574)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Conundrum of larval growth: fast and small, slow and large, or neither?

This chapter provides information on some factors affecting larval growth and development of butterfiles, including host plant species and quality, diapause, photoperiod, solar radiation, temperature and voltinism.

Author(s)
Dennis, R. L. H.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243574)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Alternatives to continuous development: to stay and adjust or leave?

For the majority of Lepidoptera the seasonal round of environmental conditions produces periods when the key resource for development (larval food) is unavailable or occurs in a less than entirely suitable state (inaccessible). Life cycle timing and other adaptations are duly selected to ensure...

Author(s)
Dennis, R. L. H.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243574)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Chapter D.7: egg-laying - unloading the next generation.

This chapter focuses on egg-laying, which is a critical phase in butterfly behaviour. Host selection is almost invariably highly specific, such that only a fraction of potential host plants is exploited. This reflects on egg-laying fulfilling a number of integrated functions and factors include:...

Author(s)
Dennis, R. L. H.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243574)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The principles of insects autecology 2: innate attributes and environmental factors.

This chapter discusses both physical and biotic factors, such as temperature and insolation, precipitation and moisture, conspecific organisms and population, food, symbionts, light, mechanical factors, population density, enemies, and colour affecting growth and development, survival and diapause, ...

Author(s)
Freeman, B. E.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241181)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Asian citrus psyllid life cycle and developmental biology.

This chapter focuses on the adult reproductive biology, life characteristics and polymorphisms and development of ova and nymphs of the Asian citrus psyllid (Diaphorina citri). The effects of temperature, humidity, rain and solar radiation on the biological development of this economically...

Author(s)
Hall, D. G.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394088)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Functional anatomy of the Asian citrus psyllid.

This chapter provides core knowledge of select anatomical components of the Asian citrus psyllid (Diaphorina citri). Information on the embryo development, parts of the oral region and alimentary canal and male and female reproductive systems of D. citri are also presented.

Author(s)
Cicero, J. M.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394088)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Conservation of freshwater insects.

This chapter focuses on the importance of aquatic insects for the ecological integrity and health of freshwater ecosystems. Information on the biological development of aquatic insects in various water bodies and the important roles of geology and vegetation in determining the chemistry of the...

Author(s)
Samways, M. J.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241686)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Basic biology and demographic ecology.

This chapter introduces the basics of Dacini (Tephritidae) fruit fly biology. The first part of the chapter covers their life cycle and life stages and identifies the resources needed by those different life stages. The second part introduces the flies' demographic ecology, which covers population...

Author(s)
Clarke, A. R.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789241822)
Type
Book chapter

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