• Bioenergetics in insect-plant interactions

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      Plant chemical composition; insect bioenergetics

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      Homeostatic mechanisms involving the regulation of the rates and efficiency of food consumption and utilization are reviewed. Adjustment in the rates and efficiencies of consumption and utilization of food during switching on from one host plant to another as well as the compensatory tactics among the consumer species are discussed.

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      J Muthukrishnan1

      1. School of Biological Sciences, Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai - 625 021, India
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