Olfaction in Vector-host Interactions

by ,

Olfaction in Vector-host Interactions - Takken, Willem (Editor), and Knols, Bart G.J. (Editor)
Filter Results
Item Condition
Seller Rating
Other Options
Change Currency

This is a multi-authored book with a focus on the role of olfaction (the sense of smell) in the multitude of interactions between arthropods and their blood hosts. Most arthropods, like insects, do not depend on a vertebrate host for survival and reproduction. In contrast, the fitness of those that do, depends on how efficiently they can detect the presence of a host and actively locate it to obtain a blood meal. This is the domain of olfaction, which is perhaps the most important mode of signal exchange between hosts and ...

Currently there are no copies available. However, our inventory changes frequently. Please check back soon or try Book Fetch.
Olfaction in Vector-host Interactions 2010, Wageningen Academic Publishers

ISBN-13: 9789086860913