1 edition of Dynamics of insect behaviour found in the catalog.
Dynamics of insect behaviour
T. N. Ananthakrishnan
Includes bibliographical references.
|Statement||[editors], T.N. Ananthakrishnan, K.G. Sivaramakrishnan|
|LC Classifications||QL496 .D96 2012|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||viii, 212 p. :|
|Number of Pages||212|
|LC Control Number||2012337106|
Factors associated with winged forms of soybean aphid and an examination of North American spatial dynamics of this species in the context of migratory behaviour. Agricultural and Forest Entomology Cited by: 8. Swarm behaviour, or swarming, is a collective behaviour exhibited by entities, particularly animals, of similar size which aggregate together, perhaps milling about the same spot or perhaps moving en masse or migrating in some direction. It is a highly interdisciplinary topic. As a term, swarming is applied particularly to insects, but can also be applied to any other entity or animal that. Cambridge Core - Entomology - Advances in Insect Chemical Ecology - edited by Ring T. Cardé. In addition, insect pests, especially those that cause damage to agricultural crops (eg wheat, soybeans, corn, etc.), tend to be small and very difficult to track and it is thus often difficult to understand the role of different cultivated and wild habitats in the dynamics of both useful and pest insects (Menozzi et al., ).Author: A. F. El Sheikha.
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Insect ecology provides the basic information on how insects interact with their environment. This chapter explores the applications on ecosystems. Insect ecology also provides a basis for managing complex, often complementary, effects on ecosystem services, such as resource production, cultural values, and supporting or regulating services.
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Much of our understanding about insect predator-prey dynamics has been due to studies on insect parasitoids. But do true predators such as ladybird beetles really operate in a similar way and how does this affect their use in biological control.
The extensive literature on ladybirds as biocontrol agents shows that their size and rate of development is very dependent on the.
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Insect Ecology: An Ecosystem Approach, Fourth Edition, follows a hierarchical organization that begins with relatively easy-to-understand chapters on adaptive responses of insect populations to various environmental changes, disturbances, and anthropogenic activities, how insects find food and habitat resources, and how insects allocate available energy and nutrients.
A multitude of physical, chemical, or biological systems evolving in discrete time can be modelled and studied using difference equations (or iterative maps). Here we discuss local and global dynamics for a predator-prey two-dimensional map.
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A recent study looking at how colonies of ants regulate their foraging behaviour has caused a bit of a buzz online. A lot of the coverage has focused on a similarity highlighted in the press release, which says that the ants “determine how many foragers to send out of the nest in much the same way that Internet protocols discover how much bandwidth is available for the transfer of data”.
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system, of which the behaviour is more than the behaviour of the sum of the separate parts. What is meant by the behaviour of a system is illustrated in Fig.
1, which shows the calculated behaviour of a biological system. It relates the interaction between two insect species: the parasites living off the. Kitching, Roger L Niches and neutrality: community ecology for entomologists.
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