Life in a Gall: The Biology and Ecology of Insects that Live in Plant Galls (Paperback)Rosalind Blanche (author)
Paperback 80 Pages / Published: 30/06/2012
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What are plant galls and how are they caused? This book introduces the Australian native insects that induce galls on plants and the plant species that host them. It explores the ways the insects have adapted to living part of their lives in the confined spaces of galls, and describes the strategies employed by different insect groups to find a suitable site to induce a gall, obtain food, mate and escape the gall. Life in a Gall also looks at the predators, parasitoids, inquilines, kleptoparasites and micro-organisms that prey on gall-inducing insects and the ways the insects defend themselves from these enemies.
Publisher: CSIRO Publishing
Number of pages: 80
Weight: 136 g
Dimensions: 215 x 148 x 8 mm
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