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By Ring T. Cardé, Jocelyn G. Millar

ISBN-10: 0521792754

ISBN-13: 9780521792752

8 chapters examine the most recent learn and suggestion within the research of the way bugs use chemical signs to speak with one another or to have interaction with different species. Written via across the world famous specialists, they specialise in subject matters resembling plant defenses opposed to bugs, floral odors that allure pollinators, host discovering via parasitic bugs, and pheromone-mediated interactions in cockroaches, moths, spiders, and mites. The booklet is vital studying for researchers and graduate scholars of chemically mediated communique in bugs.

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2001) have reached some spectacular conclusions concerning specific responses to insect feeding. Kahl et al. (2000) showed that wild tobacco, Nicotiana attenuata, does not increase its production of nicotine after it has been damaged by nicotine-tolerant Manduca sexta caterpillars. Any other form of damage is known to result in the accumulation of nicotine in this plant, through stimulation of the JA signal cascade. It was subsequently confirmed that an ethylene burst resulting from M. sexta feeding suppressed nicotine production (Winz and Baldwin, 2001).

Novel steroids from Trichilia hirta identified by nanoprobe. Tetrahedron Letters 37: 7875–7878. da Silva, M. , de Paula, J. et al. (1999). Chemistry of Toona ciliata and Cedrela odorata graft (Meliaceae). Pure and Applied Chemistry 71: 1083–1087. Ehrlich, P. R. and Raven, P. H. (1964). Butterflies and plants: a study in co-evolution. Evolution 18: 586–608. Ewete, F. , Arnason, J. , Larson, J. and Philogene, B. J. R. (1996a). Biological activity of extracts from traditionally used Nigerian plants against the European corn borer.

R. S. Fritz and E. L. Simms, pp. 363–391. Chicago: University of Chicago Press. 2 Recruitment of predators and parasitoids by herbivore-injured plants Ted C. J. Turlings Institute of Zoology, University of Neuchatel, Switzerland Felix W¨ackers Netherlands Institute of Ecology, Heteren, the Netherlands Introduction In recent years, induced plant defenses have received widespread attention from biologists in a variety of disciplines. The mechanisms underlying these defenses and the interactions that mediate them appeal not only to plant physiologists, ecologists, and evolutionary biologists but also to those scientists that search for novel strategies in plant protection.

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