Ecology of Insect-Plant Interactions

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Produced in 1980 by the Institute of Biology as part of its Studies in Biology series, this booklet looks at the interactions of plants and insects.

It contains sections that deal with areas that include:
* Interactions between plants and insects
* How insects feed on plants
* Physical and nutritional problems associated with plant-feeding
* Secondary plant substances: toxins, plant recognition, chemical messengers and host-plant resistance
* The co-evolution of plants and plant-eaters
* Biogeographical implications

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