Chapter 6. The Role of Microorganisms for Eggs and Progeny

  1. Monika Hilker Editor and
  2. Torsten Meiners Editor
  1. Rupert L. L. Kellner

Published Online: 30 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470760253.ch6

Chemoecology of Insect Eggs and Egg Deposition

Chemoecology of Insect Eggs and Egg Deposition

How to Cite

Kellner, R. L. L. (2003) The Role of Microorganisms for Eggs and Progeny, in Chemoecology of Insect Eggs and Egg Deposition (eds M. Hilker and T. Meiners), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470760253.ch6

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:

  • microorganisms;
  • progeny;
  • egg pathogens;
  • bulbous diverticulum;
  • endosymbionts

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Insect Adaptations towards Transmission of Symbiotic Microorganisms

  • Infections which Reduce Survival of the Host

  • Attraction of Gravid Females towards Oviposition Sites by Cues of Microorganisms

  • Beneficial Effects of Microorganisms for Eggs and Progeny

  • Concluding Remarks

  • Acknowledgements