Aphid Ecology An Optimization Approach (2nd ed. 1985)

Aphid Ecology An Optimization Approach (2nd ed. 1985)

By: A. F. G. Dixon (author)Paperback

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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.

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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.

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  • publication date: 06/11/2012
  • ISBN13: 9789401064804
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 309
  • ID: 9789401064804
  • weight: 486
  • ISBN10: 9401064806
  • edition: 2nd ed. 1985

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