The book's interdisciplinary approach integrates behavior, genomics, and physiology, providing readers with great insights into the present state of a rapidly expanding area of research. It also discusses areas where new research tools will bring hope to longstanding problems.
- Provides the latest research on the genomics, behavior and physiology of social insects- Presents diverse and authoritative syntheses on the relationship between genomics, physiology, and the fascinating behavior of social insects- Takes an in-depth look of the current state of social insect research and its future path
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Rewiring of Signalling Pathways Underlies Caste Phenotypic Plasticity in the Honey Bee, Apis mellifera L.
Klaus Hartfelder, Karina R. Guidugli-Lazzarini, Mario S. Cervoni, Douglas E. Santos and Fernanda C. Humann
- The Physiological and Genomic Bases of Bumble Bee Social Behavior
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- Physiological and Genomic Mechanisms of Social Organization in Wasps (Family: Vespidae)
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- Juvenile Hormone, a Central Regulator of Termite Caste Polyphenism
- The Physiology and Genomics of Social Transitions in Aphids
- Insect Reward Systems: Comparing Flies and Bees
Eirik Søvik , Clint J. Perry and Andrew B. Barron
- Epigenetics in Social Insects
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- The Molecular and Evolutionary Genetic Implications of Being Truly Social for the Social Insects
Timothy A. Linksvayer
- Population Genomic and Phylogenomic Insights into the Evolution of Physiology and Behavior in Social Insects
Clement F. Kent and Amro Zayed
- Understanding Honey Bee Worker Self-Sacrifice: A Conceptual-Empirical Framework Emma K. Mullen and Graham J. Thompson