Chapter 3. Unity and Diversity in Insect Photoperiodism

  1. Ruth Porter and
  2. Geralyn M. Collins
  1. Sinzo Masaki

Published Online: 30 MAY 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470720851.ch3

Ciba Foundation Symposium 104 - Photoperiodic Regulation of Insect and Molluscan Hormones

Ciba Foundation Symposium 104 - Photoperiodic Regulation of Insect and Molluscan Hormones

How to Cite

Masaki, S. (1984) Unity and Diversity in Insect Photoperiodism, in Ciba Foundation Symposium 104 - Photoperiodic Regulation of Insect and Molluscan Hormones (eds R. Porter and G. M. Collins), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470720851.ch3

Author Information

  1. Laboratory of Entomology, Faculty of Agriculture, Hirosaki University, Hirosaki 036, Aomori, Japan

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 MAY 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1984

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780272797518

Online ISBN: 9780470720851

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Keywords:

  • photoperiodism;
  • convergent evolution;
  • neuroendocrine system;
  • photoperiodic response;
  • resonance tests

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Multiple Origins of Photoperiodism

  • Diversity in Terminal Expression of Photoperiodism

  • Variability of Photoperiodic Response Curves

  • Diversity in Response to Resonance Tests

  • How is a Circadian Component Involved?

  • Similarity in the Response to Night Interruption

  • Some evolutionary problems

  • References

  • Discussion