ISBN 9788181892478,Perspectives In Insect Behaviour

Perspectives In Insect Behaviour


M L Agarwal


IBDC Publisher



IBDC Publisher

Publication Year 2010

ISBN 9788181892478

ISBN-10 818189247X

Hard Back

Language (English)

Medicine: general issues

The present text on insect behaviour includes integration of our knowledge of neurology, genetics, taxonomy, pest management, exo- and endogenous chemicals into a more complete view of behaviour. Besides, providing background information pertaining to various aspects of insect behaviour, the book also discusses in detail chapters like orientation, locomotion, navigation, migration, feeding, reproduction, communication, defence, social behaviour, rhythms, and bioluminescence. Suitable for undergraduate, postgraduate students, teachers and researchers studying insect behaviour this meticulously written text covers the progress made in insect behaviour as a generic science and interprets many interesting facts about insects. The book also serves as an important reference source for the readers.

About The Author
Dr M L Agarwal (born- Nov. 10th, 1955) obtained his Master degree from School of Entomology, St. John?s College, Agra and Doctorate degree from Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana, India. He is coauthor of the books: ?Fruit Fly Systematics of Indian Subcontinent? (1981), ?Elements of Insect Ecology? (1997), ?Essentials of Scientific Crop Protection? (2005), a booklet ?Amazing World of Honey Bees? (2005); and author of the book ?Pest Management: A Glossary? (2006). Presently Dr Agarwal is working as University Professor-cum-Chief Scientist, Department of Entomology & Agricultural Zoology, Rajendra Agricultural Universty, Pusa (Samastipur)- 848 125, India.