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Published: 26 January 2012

392 Pages | Numerous illustrations


ISBN: 9780199225958

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Ecological and Environmental Physiology of Insects

Jon F. Harrison, H. Arthur Woods, and Stephen P. Roberts

Ecological and Environmental Physiology Series

  • Focuses on the comparative physiology of insects, providing a control theory context to each physiological system
  • Provides an explicit comparison of short-term, developmental plasticity and evolutionary responses
  • Explores the ecological and evolutionary consequences of trade-offs
  • Provides a synthesis of current research and suggests a future agenda
  • Incorporates the latest experimental techniques
  • Tackles broader evolutionary questions with significant human relevance such as understanding the past and possible future effects of global climate change

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