|aPhenotypic plasticity of insects :|bmechanisms and consequences /|ceditors, Douglas W. Whitman, T.N. Ananthakrishnan.
|aEnfield, NH :|bScience Publishers,|cc2009.
|ax, 894 p. :|bill. (some col.) ;|c25 cm.
|aIncludes bibliographical references and indexes.
|aWhat is phenotypic plasticity and why is it important? / Douglas W. Whitman and Anurag A. Agrawal -- Phenotypic plasticity and the semantics of polyphenism : a historical review and current perspectives / Michael Canfield and Erick Greene -- Phenotypic plasticity and the origins of diversity : a case study on horned beetles / Armin P. Moczek -- Developmental flexibility, phenotypic plasticity, and lost plants : a case study with Nemoria caterpillars / Erick Greene, Michael Canfield and Adam Ehmer -- Phase polyphenism in locusts : mechanisms, population consequences, adaptive significance and evolution / Stephen J. Simpson and Gregory A. Sword -- Density-dependent prophylaxis in insects / Kenneth Wilson and Sheena C. Cotter -- Natural enemy-induced plasticity in plants and animals / Douglas W. Whitman and Leon Blaustein -- Behavioral plasticity to risk of predation : oviposition site selection by a mosquito in response to its predators / Leon Blaustein and Douglas W. Whitman -- Polyphenisms in Lepidoptera : multidisciplinary approaches to studies of evolution and development / P.M. Brakefield and W.A. Frankino -- Causes and consequences of phenotypic plasticity in body size : the case of the yellow dung fly Scathophaga stercoraria (Diptera: Scathophagidae) / Wolf U. Blanckenhorn -- She shapes events as they come : plasticity in female insect reproduction / Jason Hodin -- Temperature dependence of development rate, growth rate and size : from biophysics to adaptation / Gerdien de Jong and Tom M. van der Have -- The developmental-physiological basis of phenotypic plasticity / H. Frederik Nijhout and Goggy Davidowitz -- Wing polymorphism in Gryllus (Orthoptera: Gryllidae) : proximate endocrine, energetic and biochemical mechanisms underlying morph specialization for flight vs. reproduction / Anthony J. Zera -- Evolution of homeostatic physiological systems / H. Arthur Woods -- Acclimation / Douglas W. Whitman -- Heat shock proteins and their role in generating, maintaining and even preventing alternative insect phenotypes / Jason B. Williams, Stephen P. Roberts, and Michelle M. Elekonich -- Learned host preferences / Andrew B. Barron -- Adaptive maternal effects : a case study of egg size plasticity in a seed-feeding beetle / Charles W. Fox and Mary Ellen Czesak -- On the origins of insect hormone signaling / Jason Hodin -- Phenotypic plasticity and evolvability : an empirical test with experimental evolution / Henrique Teoto?nio, Michael R. Rose, and Stephen R. Proulx.
|aWhitman, Douglas|q(Douglas W.)
|aAnanthakrishnan, T. N.,|d1925-
|3Table of contents only|uhttp://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip0822/2008029198.html