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Reproductive Biology of Invertebrates, Volume 11, Progress in Asexual Reproduction

Reproductive Biology of Invertebrates, Volume 11, Progress in Asexual Reproduction

R. N. Hughes (Editor)

ISBN: 978-0-471-48968-9

Sep 2002

354 pages

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About 95% of all known animal species are invertebrates. Knowledge of their sexual, reproductive and developmental biology is essential for the effective management of species that are economically useful to man, or are harmful to him, his crops or livestock.
* Chapters by leading experts in the field
* Covers much of the up to date research in an informative and highly useful fashion
* Covers all parts of recent progress in vitellogenisis
Preface to the Progress Series.

Preface to Volume XI.

Obituary.

Contributors.

Microorganism-induced Parthenogenesis (H. Braig, et al.).

Clonal or Sexual Reproduction in Parasites? Recent Advances in Molecular Understanding (D. Rollinson and J. Stothard).

Geographic Parthenogenesis in Terrestrial Invertebrates: Generalist or Specialist Clones? (E. Parker Jr).

Senescence or Rejuvenation in Asexual Metazoans (D. Martinez).

Asexual Reproduction in the Hydrozoa (Cnidaria) (F. Boero, et al.).

Genetic Mosaics and Chimeras (R. Hughes).

Resource Allocation in Asexual Invertebrates (V. Forbes).

Astogeny and Allometry of Modular Colonial Organisms (H. Lasker and J. Sanchez).

Population Processes in Modular Benthic Invertebrates (R. Karlson).

Clones and Metapopulations (B. Okamura, et al.).

Subject Index.

Species Index.