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Biology and Ecology of Aphids

1st Edition

Edited by Andreas Vilcinskas

CRC Press

282 pages

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Most people know of aphids as garden pests, infesting the soft green tissues of plants in vast numbers and killing them by sucking out the sap. Indeed, among the 4000 or so known species of aphids about 250 are pests, and in temperate regions several are economically important agricultural pests that damage crops directly during feeding or act as v

Table of Contents

Phylogeny of the Aphids. The Ontogenesis of the Pea Aphid Acyrthosiphon pisum. Functional and Evolutionary Genomics in Aphids. Epigenetic Control of Polyphenism in Aphids. Bacterial Symbionts of Aphids (Hemiptera: Aphididae). Aphid Immunity. Aphid Molecular Stress Biology. The Effect of Plant Within-Species Variation on Aphid Ecology. Chemical Ecology of Aphids (Hemiptera: Aphididae). Aphid Honeydew: Rubbish or Signaler. Function of Aphid Saliva in Aphid-Plant Interaction. Biotechnological Approaches to Aphid Management. Aphid Techniques.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
NATURE / Animals / General
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Zoology / Entomology
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Biology / Molecular Biology
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / General