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Evolution of insect pests : patterns of variation

Author: Ke Chung Kim; Bruce A McPheron
Publisher: New York : Wiley, ©1993.
Series: Environmental science and technology.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Describing current understanding of the evolution of insect pests, this study explains their ability to adapt and expand both geographically and ecologically. It explores the genetic make-up of each pest species and the degree of genetic variability within species.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Evolution of insect pests.
New York : Wiley, ©1993
(OCoLC)761233341
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ke Chung Kim; Bruce A McPheron
ISBN: 0471600776 9780471600770
OCLC Number: 26395914
Description: xii, 479 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Machine derived contents note: Partial table of contents: --
Genetic Variation And Evolution. --
Insect Pests and Evolution (K. Kim). --
The Spatial Scale of Genetic Variation in Insect Populations (F. Gould). --
The Nature Of Genetic Variation. --
Habitat-Related Variation and Evolution by Sexual Selection (K. Kaneshiro). --
Adaptation to Spatial Variation in Habitat: Spatial Effects in Agroecosystems (D. Margolies). --
Ecology Of Invading Populations. --
Habitat Factors in New Pest Invasions (D. Pimentel). --
The Evolution of Habitat Preference: Avoidance and Adaptation (M. Rausher). --
The Patterns Of Variation: Case Studies. --
Diversity and Variation of European Corn Borer Populations (W. Showers). --
The Role of Demic Adaptation in Colonization and Spread of Scale Insect Populations (L. Hanks & R. Denno). --
Future Perspectives. --
Impact of Intraspecific Variation on Integrated Pest Management (G. Kennedy). --
Biology of Variations: Epilogue (K. Kim & B. McPheron). --
Index.
Series Title: Environmental science and technology.
Responsibility: edited by Ke Chung Kim, Bruce A. McPheron.
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