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Insect Thermoregulation

by Heinrich

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Published by Krieger Pub Co .
Written in English


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Number of Pages328
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ISBN 100471051446
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Introduction - Stored Grain Pest Management Pest Management for grain Storage and Fumigation David K. Weaver and A. Reeves Petroff INTRODUCTION Losses of grain in storage due to insects are the final components of the struggle to limit insect losses in agricultural production. These losses can exceed those incurred while growing the crop. An impressive literature on insect thermoregulation has accumulated over the past 20 years, thanks in large part to the author’s own keen observations and experiments. However, this book is not a mere compilation of data extracted from the literature, but a thought-provoking and critical evaluation of articles published on this subject.

  Insect societies can achieve better thermoregulation than solitary insects due to the former’s ability to build large and elaborated nests and display complex behaviour. In ants and termites the upper part of the nest, the mound, often works as a solar collector and can also have an efficient ventilation system. Study group and study sites. The genus Erebia Dalman, is a popular group in studies of eco-physiological adaptations [14, 29] and biogeography [30–32], as well a subject of increasing interest from the conservation perspective [14, 18, 33–36].In our study, we compared thermoregulation of seven alpine species occurring at high altitudes in the European Alps (see [] for more details.

Insects in Fluctuating Thermal Environments Hervé Colinet, Brent J. Sinclair, Philippe Vernon, and David Renault Annual Review of Entomology Pest Management in Rice K Kiritani Annual Review of Entomology Detritus Processing by Macroinvertebrates in Stream Ecosystems N H Anderson, and and J R Sedell. Joel G. Kingsolver; Insect Thermoregulation, BioScience, Vol Is 1 November , Pages ,


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Insect Thermoregulation 1st Edition by Bernd Heinrich (Author) › Visit Amazon's Bernd Heinrich Page. Find all the books, read about the author, and more.

See search results for this author. Are you an author. Learn about Author Central Format: Hardcover. An impressive literature on insect thermoregulation has accumulated over the past 20 years, thanks in large part to the author's own keen observations and experiments.

However, this book is not a mere compilation of data extracted from the literature, but a thought-provoking and critical evaluation of articles published on this : Bernd Heinrich. Insect Thermoregulation.

Treats insect thermoregulation from a broad perspective, covering short-range responses to temperature and seasonal adaptations with a view to understanding the insect's ecology and evolution. Examines insect behavior and the muscular, nervous and circulatory systems. BERND HEINRICH WRITES ABOUT INSECT THERMOREGULATION: This book is an expansion written from the proceedings of a symposium sponsored by the American Society of Zoologists at their annual meeting in Flight performance in insects is inextricably linked with behavioural and physiological thermoregulation.

This chapter deals especially with the evolutionary implications of insect thermoregulation and reviews the basic mechanisms and principles, including those at the biophysical level.

Wide-ranging studies are described that examine thermoregulation in bees, butterflies, and dragonflies from. Description: Treats insect thermoregulation from a broad perspective, covering short-range responses to temperature and seasonal adaptations with a view to understanding the insect's ecology and evolution.

Examines insect behavior and the muscular, nervous and circulatory systems. Provides insights into the role of physiology in ecology. Heinrich, B. The hot-blooded insects: strategies and mechanisms of thermoregulation.

Harvard University Press, Cambridge, Massachusetts. Google Scholar. Insects, on the other hand, do not need to compromise aerobic work capacity at higher air temperatures because of thermoregulation.

In insects, the total separation of respiratory and heat-transfer functions makes it possible for them to continue working, even when the fluid flow is interrupted. The book is comprised of nine sections across two volumes, five dealing with the basic aspects of body temperature regulation and four dealing with the clinical aspects.

Basic sections cover the Thermoregulation system, Thermoreceptors, Thermoeffectors, Neural pathways, and Thermoregulation as a homeostatic function.

A brief historical survey / Bernd Heinrich --Temperature and the mechanical performance of insect muscle / Robert K. Josephson --A matter of size: an examination of endothermy in insects and terrestrial vertebrates / George A.

Bartholomew --Behavioral mechanisms of thermoregulation / Timothy M. Casey --Physiological mechanisms of. Evolution of insect flight Millions of years before the first dinosaurs appeared, the coal swamps were probably already teeming with insects, and many of them were similar to some contemporary forms.

However, the insects' ancestors were crawlers. Then they became walkers, with jointed appendages and hard exoskeletons. In insects, as in other animals, the rates of most physiological processes and associated functions are related to body temperature.

For the most part insects can be considered as ectotherms. The. His Hot-Blooded Insects takes a giant step forward by presenting an overview of what is now known about thermoregulation in all of the major insect groups, His Hot-Blooded Insects takes a giant step forward by presenting an overview of what is now known about thermoregulation in all of the major insect groups, offering new insights on /5(6).

Insects, through evolution, have developed their own means of thermoregulation; Thermoregulation refers to an insect’s ability to regulate body temperature through behaviour, physiology, and morphology resulting in a temperature suitable for survival and reproduction.

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Destined to become the benchmark for future insect physiology texts. Northeastern Naturalist. In this, his latest in a string of impressive books, Bernd Heinrich succeeds nobly in interpreting insect thermoregulation. As huge endotherms, we humans have little appreciation for the temperature challenges that confront a small-bodied : Bernd Heinrich.

Insect thermoregulation is the process whereby insects maintain body temperatures within certain boundaries. Insects have traditionally been considered as poikilotherms (animals in which body temperature is variable and dependent on ambient temperature) as opposed to being homeothermic (animals that maintain a stable internal body temperature regardless of external influences).

Insect Thermoregulation. By Bernd Heinrich. Krieger, Life Everlasting: The Animal Way of Death. Big Science: Ernest Lawrence and the Invention that Launched the Military-Industrial Complex. Basic Books, Turn Signals are the Facial Expressions of Automobiles.

By Donald Norman. Addison-Wesley, Several studies have attempted to determine the role of colour in thermoregulation by comparing the temperature excess (degrees above ambient) of differently coloured insects under solar or artificial radiation (Digby, ).Theoretical studies have highlighted the importance of radiation and convection in predicting insect temperature (Parry, ).

Bernd Heinrich (born Ap in Bad Polzin, Germany), is a professor emeritus in the biology department at the University of Vermont and is the author of a number of books about nature writing and biology.

Heinrich has made major contributions to the study of insect physiology and behavior, as well as bird addition to many scientific publications, Heinrich has written over a.

Insect Thermoregulation. Solar radiation may be more crucial than ambient temperature in thermoregulation of ectothermic insects, The influence of the book on non-scientists is described.Thermoregulation in Insects.

In book: Encyclopedia of Entomology, pp Insect societies can achieve better thermoregulation than solitary insects due to the former’s ability to.Of all published articles, the following were the most read within the past 12 months.