Chemoecology of Insect Eggs and Egg Deposition

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John Wiley & Sons, Apr 15, 2008 - Science - 416 pages
This is the first book focusing on the chemoecology of insect eggs and egg deposition. It covers a wide range of different issues including herbivorous and carnivorous insects, social insects and those of medical and veterinary importance. The knowledge compiled in this book may promote future studies on evolutionary aspects on insect reproductive behaviour as well as on controlling insect pests by targeting the egg stage.

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Monika Hilker is a biologist and a professor at the Freie Universitšt Berlin. She leads the Applied Zoology/Animal Ecology working group at the Freie Universitšt, studying the chemical and molecular ecology of plant-insect interactions.

Torsten Meiners is the author of Chemoecology of Insect Eggs and Egg Deposition, published by Wiley.

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