Biochemical Interaction Between Plants and Insects

Biochemical Interaction Between Plants and Insects

by James Wallace (Editor)

Paperback(Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1976)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781468426489
Publisher: Springer US
Publication date: 11/25/2012
Series: Reproductive Biology , #10
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1976
Pages: 425
Product dimensions: 0.00(w) x 0.00(h) x 0.04(d)

Table of Contents

1. Plant Apparency and Chemical Defense.- 2. Insect — Plant Interactions: Nutrition and Metabolism.- 3. Milkweed Cardenolides and Their Comparative Processing by Monarch Butterflies (Danaus plexippus L.).- 4. A General Theory of Plant Antiherbivore Chemistry.- 5. Biochemical Parallelisms of Repellants and Attractants in Higher Plants and Arthropods.- 6. Cotton Plant and Insect Constituents that Control Boll Weevil Behavior and Development.- 7. Chemical Messengers in Insects and Plants.- 8. Secondary Plant Substances as Materials for Chemical High Quality Breeding in Higher Plants.

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