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|Additional Physical Format:||Print version:
Wyatt, Tristram D., 1956- author.
Pheromones and animal behavior.
|Material Type:||Document, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Tristram D Wyatt
|Awards:||Winner of Society of Biology Book Awards: Postgraduate Textbook 2014.|
|Description:||1 online resource (xiv, 405 pages) : illustrations.|
|Contents:||Animals in a chemical world --
Methods for identifying and studying semiochemicals --
Pheromones, chemical cues, and sexual selection --
Coming to gether and keeping apart : aggregation pheromones and host-marking pheromones --
Territorial behavior and semiochemicals --
Semiochemicals and social organization --
Pheromones and recruitment communication --
Fight or flight : alarm pheromones and cues --
Perception and response to chemical communication : from chemosensory receptors to brains, behavior, and development --
Finding the source : pheromones and orientation behavior --
Breaking the code : illicit signalers and receivers of semiochemicals --
Using semiochemicals : applications of pheromones --
On the scent of human attraction : human pheromones? --
Appendix. An introduction to chemical terms for non-chemists.
|Responsibility:||Tristram D. Wyatt.|
'Revised and extended since the first edition, this splendid, comprehensive resource covers both 'classic' ideas in the field of chemical communication as well as recent advances ... The attractive