Physiological Systems in Insects
As the largest living group on earth, insects can provide us with insight into adaptation, evolution, and survival. The 2nd edition of this standard text for insect physiology courses and entomologists provides the most comprehensive analysis of the systems that make insects important contributors to our environment. Physiological Systems in Insects discusses the role of insect molecular biology, nueroendocrinology, biochemistry, and genetics in our understanding of insects. Organized according to insect physiological functions, this book is fully updated with the latest and foundational research that has influenced understanding of the patterns and processes of insects.
- Hardback | 688 pages
- 160 x 228 x 36mm | 1,061.4g
- 24 Oct 2007
- Elsevier Science Publishing Co Inc
- Academic Press Inc
- San Diego, United States
- 2nd edition
- Approx. 360 illustrations
Table of contents
Endocrine Systems; Integumentary Systems; Developmental Systems; Reproductive Systems; Behavioral Systems; Metabolic Systems; Circulatory Systems; Excretory Systems; Respiratory Systems; Locomotor Systems; Nervous Systems; Communication Systems.