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Cover for Normal behaviour - cats.

This chapter describes the normal social, territorial and predatory behaviours; physical activities; physiology; communication; senses and reproduction of cats.

Author(s)
Houpt, K.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394552)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Normal behaviour - dogs.

This chapter describes the social behaviour of dogs, human-dog interactions, physical activity, movement, communication and sensory abilities, sexual and maternal behaviours, feeding behaviour and temperament.

Author(s)
Houpt, K.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394552)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Courtship and mating in butterflies

This is a book about butterfly behaviour. Specifically, the behaviours associated with courtship rituals (described in Chapters 5 and 6) and mating and reproduction (described in Chapters 7 and 8). To understand the ways in which butterflies act as adults in search of mates, it is necessary to...

Author(s)
Cannon, R. J. C.
ISBN
2020 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789242638)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Sexual selection and mate choice.

This chapter discusses sexual selection, sexual conflicts and identification of a potential mate, including the visual signals produced as a way of advertising their qualities to potential mates, the female and male Choice, as well as the role reversals (wherein the males are the choosiest in terms ...

Author(s)
Cannon, R. J. C.
ISBN
2020 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789242638)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Seeing and being seen.

This chapter discusses the colour vision, the structure of the compound eye, the light-gathering molecules, the three-colour and four-colour vision, and the hindsight of butterflies. In conclusion, butterflies have a remarkable array of photoreceptors, which give them a spectral sensitivity that is ...

Author(s)
Cannon, R. J. C.
ISBN
2020 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789242638)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Optical manipulation of arthropod pests and beneficials.

This book presents the current knowledge on arthropod vision and the results of successful manipulations of arthropods. It also suggests new methods for using optical manipulation to protect against arthropod pests and to improve the performance of beneficial arthropods. Due to the applied nature...

Author(s)
Abrieux, A.; Ben-Yakir, D.; Chiu, J. C.; Funderburk, J. E.; Gottlieb, D.; Horváth, G.; Lev-Yadun, S.; Lim, U. T.; Martini, X.; Shimoda, M.; Tol, R. W. H. M. van
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394705)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Introduction and summaries of chapters.

This chapter provides information on the current knowledge on arthropod vision and the results of successful manipulations of arthropods. New methods for using optical manipulation to protect against arthropod pests and to improve the performance of beneficial arthropods are discussed. Developing...

Author(s)
Ben-Yakir, D.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394705)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Arthropod vision.

This chapter focuses on visual mechanisms of some arthropod species of agricultural importance. Species from different orders such as Araneae, Blattodea, Mantodea, Hemiptera, Thysanoptera, Neuroptera, Diptera, Lepidoptera, Hymenoptera, and Coleoptera are included.

Author(s)
Ben-Yakir, D.; Lim, U. T.; Horváth, G.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394705)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Attraction of beneficials.

This chapter deals with attracting beneficials such as predators, parasitoids and pollinators by visual attraction method using UV, blue or green light. Case studies of recruiting natural enemies are given. The few recent studies described in this chapter indicate that it is possible to recruit...

Author(s)
Shimoda, M.; Ben-Yakir, D.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394705)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Nervous system and special senses.

The anatomy and physiology of the central and peripheral nervous system of cats and dogs are described.

Author(s)
Aspinall, V.; Cappello, M.; Phillips, C.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241150)
Type
Book chapter

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