Chapter 3. Chemical Protection of Insect Eggs

  1. Monika Hilker Editor and
  2. Torsten Meiners Editor
  1. Murray S. Blum and
  2. Monika Hilker

Published Online: 30 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470760253.ch3

Chemoecology of Insect Eggs and Egg Deposition

Chemoecology of Insect Eggs and Egg Deposition

How to Cite

Blum, M. S. and Hilker, M. (2003) Chemical Protection of Insect Eggs, in Chemoecology of Insect Eggs and Egg Deposition (eds M. Hilker and T. Meiners), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470760253.ch3

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 JAN 2008
  2. Published Print: 18 JUN 2003

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405100083

Online ISBN: 9780470760253

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Keywords:

  • endosymbiotic product;
  • cucurbitacins;
  • aristolochic acids;
  • cyanogenic components;
  • hemiptera

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Defensive Components of Intrinsic Origin

  • Defensive Components of Extrinsic Origin

  • Chemical Defence and Egg Cannibalism

  • Concluding Remarks

  • Acknowledgements