• Facets of chemical ecology in insect-plant interactions: An overview

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      Chemical ecology; insect-plant interaction; host selection; plant defence capability; wounding in plants; chemical defenses

    • Abstract


      An overall analysis of the complex interrelationships involved in insect-plant interaction has been attempted with particular reference to the mechanisms of host plant searching and acceptance, nutritional and non-nutritional factors, defense systems in plants and insects and recognition systems in plants to invasion by foreign organisms.

    • Author Affiliations


      T N Ananthakrishnan1

      1. Entomology Research Institute, Loyola College, Madras - 600 034, India
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