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By V. Alistair Drake, A. Gavin Gatehouse

Migration is a key technique within the inhabitants dynamics of many bugs, together with essentially the most destructive pests. This ebook reports present realizing of the ecological, behavioral, physiological, and genetic bases of insect migration. the 1st half describes migration structures in Europe, Asia, Africa, Australia, and the USA, with an emphasis at the position of local climate and weather. Secondly, is a attention of bugs' edition to migration; it covers aerodynamics and energetics, the combination of migration in insect lifestyles cycles, environmental and genetic rules of migratory strength, and the evolutionary implications of habitat heterogeneity and variability. The booklet then addresses the applying of this data to operational pest forecasting.

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