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Title Biology of termites : a modern synthesis / David Edward Bignell, Yves Roisin, Nathan Lo, editors.

Published Dordrecht ; New York : Springer, [2011]
©2011

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Location Call No. Status
 UniM Cres  595.7 BIOL    AVAILABLE
Physical description xiv, 576 pages : illustrations (some colour) ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents An introduction to termites : biology, taxonomy and functional morphology / Paul Eggleton -- Termite phylogenetics and co-cladogenesis with symbionts / Nathan Lo and Paul Eggleton -- Evolution and function of endogenous termite cellulases / Nathan Lo, Gaku Tokuda, and Hirofumi Watanabe -- Altricial development in wood-feeding cockroaches : the key antecedent of termite eusociality / Christine A. Nalepa -- Eusocial evolution in termites and Hymenoptera / Kenneth J. Howard and Barbara L. Thorne -- Social organisation and the status of workers in termites / Yves Roisin and Judith Korb -- Ecology, behavior and evolution of disease resistance in termites / Rebeca B. Rosengaus, James F.A. Traniello, and Mark S. Bulmer -- Comparative biology of fungus cultivation in termites and ants / Tania Nabre, Corinne Rouland-Lefevre, and Duur K. Aanen -- Molecular basis underlying caste differentiation in termites / Toru Miura and Michael E. Scharf -- Sexual and asexual reproduction in termites / Kenji Matsuura -- Pheromones and chemical ecology of dispersal and foraging in termites / Christian Bordereau and Jacques M. Pasteels -- Genetic structure of termite colonies and populations / Edward L. Vargo and Claudia Husseneder -- Termite mound architecture, from function to construction / Judith Korb -- Morphology, physiology, biochemistry and functional design of the termite gut : an evolutionary wonderland / David E. Bignell -- Diversity, structure, and evolution of the termite gut microbial community / Moriya Ohkuma and Andreas Brune -- Role of the termite gut microbiota in symbiotic digestion / Andreas Brune and Moriya Ohkuma -- Global biogeography of termites : a compilation of sources / David T. Jones and Paul Eggleton -- Termites as pests of agriculture / Corinne Rouland-Lefevre -- Invasive termites / Theodore A. Evans.
Other author Bignell, David Edward.
Roisin, Yves.
Lo, Nathan.
Subject Termites.
ISBN 9789048139767 (hbk.)
9048139767