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Biology of Grasshoppers



Biology of Grasshoppers

R. F. Chapman (Editor), A. Joern (Editor)

ISBN: 978-0-471-60901-8 April 1990 576 Pages

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The Chemoreceptors (W. Blaney & M. Simmonds).

Food Selection (R. Chapman).

The Pattern of Feeding (S. Simpson).

Nutrition (E. Bernays & S. Simpson).

Water Regulation (E. Bernays).

Grasshopper Thermoregulation (M. Chappell & D. Whitman).

Jumping in Orthoptera (H. Bennet-Clark).

Hormonal Control of Flight Metabolism in Locusts (G.Goldsworthy).

Flight and Migration in Acridoids (R. Farrow).

Territory-Based Mating Systems in Desert Grasshoppers: Effects ofHost Plant Distribution and Variation (M. Greenfield & T.Shelly).

Pheromones and Phase Transformation in Locusts (W. Loher).

Grasshopper Chemical Communication (D. Whitman).

The Endocrine Basis of Locust Phase Polymorphism (J. Dale & S.Tobe).

Population Dynamics and Regulation in Grasshoppers (A. Joern &S. Gaines).

Pathogenic Diseases of Grasshoppers (D. Streett & M.McGuire).

Color Pattern Polymorphism (J. Dearn).

Subject Index.

Species Index.