Chapter 5. Photoperiod Reception in Spider Mites: Photoreceptor, Clock and Counter

  1. Ruth Porter and
  2. Geralyn M. Collins
  1. A. Veerman and
  2. M. Vaz Nunes

Published Online: 30 MAY 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470720851.ch5

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

Veerman, A. and Vaz Nunes, M. (2008) Photoperiod Reception in Spider Mites: Photoreceptor, Clock and Counter, 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.ch5

Author Information

  1. Laboratory of Exerimental Entomology, University of Amsterdam, Krublaan 302, 1098 SM, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

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:

  • photoperiod reception;
  • spider mites;
  • photoreceptor;
  • circadian system;
  • dark cycle

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • The Hour-Glass Timer-Oscillator Counter Model

  • The Photoreceptor

  • The Clock

  • The Counter

  • Results and Discussion

  • References

  • Discussion