Insect-Plant Biology

£39.95

Insect-Plant Biology Author: Format: Paperback First Published: Published By: Oxford University Press Pages: 448 Illustrations and other contents: 213 line drawings, 11 halftones, 2pp colour plates ISBN: 9780198525950 Category:

The 2007 corrected version of the second edition. 421pp, figs, drawings, a few b&w/colour photos. “The mechanisms underlying plant resistance to invading herbivores on the one side, and insect food specialization on the other, are the main subjects of this book”. This edition includes recent changes in scientific approach and new insights.

Weight1 kg
This is an outstanding reference to past and recent work on plant-insect interactions. * Kailen Mooney, The Quarterly Review of Biology, Vol 82 *

Author Biography

Louis Schoonhoven: PhD Groningen State University (1962) Staff scientist Wageningen University (1962) Postdocs/sabbaticals Philadelphia, Princeton, London. Professor of Animal Physiology (Wageningen) (1972-1985) Dean of Faculty of Agriculture (1982-1985) Professor of Entomology (Wageningen) (1985-1991). Elected member of Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (1982) Teaching courses in Scandinavia, China, Brazil, Kenya. Editor-in-Chief Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata (1972-2002). BIOL15ANIB Joop van Loon: PhD Wageningen University (1988). Research scientist, Wageningen University (1981) Research scientist, Foundation for Agricultural Plant Breeding (SVP-DLO), Wageningen (1986). Assistant professor, Wageningen University (1989). Associate professor, Wageningen University (- present). Co-editor Entomologia Experimentalis et applicata (2000) Visiting professor, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China (2004). Marcel Dicke: PhD Wageningen University (1988). Assistant Professor, Wageningen University (1985). Uyttenboogaart-Eliasen Professor of Insect-Plant Interactions, especially Tritrophic Interactions (1997). Professor of Entomology and head of Laboratory of Entomology, Wageningen University (2003). Member of editorial boards of Journal of Chemical Ecology (1999), Biochemical Systematics and Ecology (1995), Journal of Ethology (1999-present), Ecological Entomology (2001), Insect Science (2005). Netherlands Zoology Prize (Netherlands Society for Zoology 1992), Belgacom Prize (Royal Belgian Academy of Sciences, 1996), VICI grant (Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research NWO, 2002).