• Systematics and speciation in relation to insect-plant interactions

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      Insect-plant interactions; biosystematics; population structure; genetic architecture; sympatric speciation; phytophagous insects

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      Problems of systematics and speciation in the context of recent advances in the field of insect-plant interaction are highlighted with reference to the comparative study of speciation in relation to the population structure and genetic architecture of living organisms. The role of insect-plant interaction in the biosystematic study of some aquatic weevils, aphids and archid pollinators are also discussed besides sympatric speciation in some phytophagous insects.

    • Author Affiliations

       

      K G Sivaramakrishnan1

      1. Department of Zoology, Madura College, Madurai - 635 011, India
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