By S.J. Simpson (Ed.)
Advances in Insect body structure publishes eclectic volumes containing vital, complete and in-depth reports on all facets of insect body structure. it really is a vital reference resource for invertebrate physiologists and neurobiologists, entomologists, zoologists and bug biochemists. First released in 1963, the serial is now edited through Steve Simpson (Oxford college, UK). * greater than three hundred pages with contributions from the prime researchers in entomology * Over forty figures and illustrations mixed * comprises an in-depth evaluation of the genetics of the honey bee * Discusses the physiological variety in bugs
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If confirmed, this would be the first BEHAVIOURAL GENETICS OF APIS MELLIFERA 27 example of a gene that influences self-sacrificing task specialization being identified via linkage mapping in the honey bee. , 2004). Thus, in addition to the number and persistence of guards, the amount of alarm pheromone produced by individual workers and the reaction to these pheromones by other bees is likely to be important to the defensiveness of a colony. , 1987b), and these two QTLs are not linked. , 1999), but these await confirmation in independent crosses.
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Advances in Insect Physiology, Vol. 33 by S.J. Simpson (Ed.)