ABSTRACT

Most people know of aphids as garden pests, infesting the soft green tissues of plants in vast numbers and killing them by sucking out the sap. Indeed, among the 4000 or so known species of aphids about 250 are pests, and in temperate regions several are economically important agricultural pests that damage crops directly during feeding or act as v

chapter 1|13 pages

Phylogeny of the Aphids

ByLars Podsiadlowski

chapter 2|38 pages

The Ontogenesis of the Pea Aphid Acyrthosiphon pisum

ByHenrike Schmidtberg, Andreas Vilcinskas

chapter 3|37 pages

Functional and Evolutionary Genomics in Aphids

ByDenis Tagu, Federica Calevro, Stefano Colella, Toni Gabaldónand Akiko Sugio

chapter 4|11 pages

Epigenetic Control of Polyphenism in Aphids

ByKrishnendu Mukherjee, Arne F. Baudach

chapter 5|26 pages

Bacterial Symbionts of Aphids (Hemiptera: Aphididae)

ByMarisa Skaljac

chapter 6|9 pages

Aphid Immunity

ByAndreas Vilcinskas

chapter 7|17 pages

Aphid Molecular Stress Biology

ByLaramy S. Enders, Nicholas J. Miller

chapter 8|19 pages

The Effect of Plant Within-Species Variation on Aphid Ecology

BySharon E. Zytynska, Wolfgang Weisser

chapter 9|28 pages

Chemical Ecology of Aphids (Hemiptera: Aphididae)

ByAntoine Boullis, François J. Verheggen

chapter 10|22 pages

Aphid Honeydew: Rubbish or Signaler#

ByKlaus H. Hoffmann

chapter 11|17 pages

Function of Aphid Saliva in Aphid-Plant Interaction

ByTorsten Will

chapter 12|17 pages

Biotechnological Approaches to Aphid Management

ByBenjamin R. Deist, Bryony C. Bonning

chapter 13|16 pages

Aphid Techniques

ByTorsten Will