• Twitter
  • Facebook
Theme
Currency
Log-in | Register | My Basket : arrow

Your shopping basket is currently empty.

0 items - 0.00
Our Publications

The Pemberley Bookshop

Our Shop

Why not come and peruse our comprehensive range of natural history titles at our well stocked bookshop, where you can also receive our expert advice. Click here for details of our shop.

Caterpillars in the Middle: Tritrophic Interactions in a Changing World

by Marquis, R.J.; Koptur, S. (Eds)

Print on Demand
  • Hardback £69.99
  • New Book Availability : Usually available within 2 week(s)
  • Add to wishlist
  • Catalogue No : 48194
  • ISBN : 9783030866877
  • Published : 2022
  • Cover : Hardback
  • Pages : 624

Our customers have not yet submitted a review for this title - click here to be the first to write a review

Description:

Caterpillars are excellent model organisms for understanding how multiple selective forces shape the ecology and evolution of insects, and organisms in general. Recent research using the tools of modern molecular biology, genetics, metabolomics, microbial ecology, experiments conducted at a global level, network analysis, and statistical analyses of global data sets, combined with basic natural history, are yielding exciting new insights into caterpillar adaptations and ecology. The best way to view these research advances is within a framework of tri-trophic interactions. This is a timely topic for research given the central role of caterpillars and plants in the ecology and trophic structure of terrestrial communities. This book is unique in that it contains chapters from a team of experts on a diversity of key topics within caterpillar-plant interactions. This volume brings together contributions by researchers from around the globe, working in both tropical and temperate habitats, and in human-managed and more natural habitats. It is a significant contribution to our understanding of insect biology, and the role that insects, as represented by caterpillars, play in a world increasingly dominated by humans and one in which threats to insect biodiversity are mounting.

Other titles from the series : Fascinating Life Sciences

Click to view all titles in this series...

The Evolution of Feathers: From Their Origin to the Present

The Evolution of Feathers: From Their Origin to the Present

Foth, C.; Rauhut, O.W.M.

Price £99.99

Neotropical Diversification: Patterns and Processes

Neotropical Diversification: Patterns and Processes

Rull, V.; Carnaval, A.C.

Price £119.99

50 Years of Bat Research: Foundations and New Frontiers

50 Years of Bat Research: Foundations and New Frontiers

Lim, B.K.; Fenton, M.B.; Brigham, R.M.; Mistry, S.; Kurta, A.; Gillam, E.H.; Russell, A.; Ortega, J. (Eds)

Price £89.99

You may also like...

Tracks and Signs of the Birds of Britain and Europe

Tracks and Signs of the Birds of Britain and Europe

Lees, D.; Ferguson, J.; Lawrence, M.; Brown, R.

Price £24.00

(Save £6.00)

The Gelechiidae of North-West Europe

The Gelechiidae of North-West Europe

Gregersen, K.; Karsholt, O.

Price £110.00

European Butterflies Issue 5. Spring 2022

European Butterflies Issue 5. Spring 2022

Sargerson, J. (Ed.)

Price £8.00

Butterflies of Kent and South East London

Butterflies of Kent and South East London

Easterbrook, M.

Price £22.95

(Save £7.00)

Guide to the Butterflies of the Palearctic Region: Papilionidae 3: Parnassiinae. Tribes Zerynthiini and Luehdorfiini

Guide to the Butterflies of the Palearctic Region: Papilionidae 3:

Stetten, J.M. von; Bozano, G.C.

Price £32.00

Subscribe to our mailing list More details about our mailing list arrow