Kairomone

Kairomone

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. A kairomone is a semiochemical, emitted by an organism, which mediates interspecific interactions in a way that benefits an individual of another species which receives it, without benefiting the emitter. This "eavesdropping" is often disadvantageous to the producer (though other benefits of producing the substance may outweigh this cost, hence its persistence over evolutionary time). The kairomone improves the fitness of the recipient and in this respect differs from an allomone (which is the opposite: it benefits the producer and harms the receiver) and a synomone (which benefits both parties).show more

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  • Paperback | 84 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 5mm | 136g
  • Equ Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135791176
  • 9786135791174