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The Insects has been the standard textbook in the field since the first edition published over forty years ago. Building on the strengths of Chapman's original text, this long-awaited 5th edition has been revised and expanded by a team of eminent insect physiologists, bringing it fully up-to-date for the molecular era. The chapters retain the successful structure of the earlier editions, focusing on particular functional systems rather than taxonomic groups and making it easy for students to delve into topics without extensive knowledge of taxonomy. The focus is on form and function, bringing together basic anatomy and physiology and examining how these relate to behaviour. This, combined with nearly 600 clear illustrations, provides a comprehensive understanding of how insects work. Now also featuring a richly illustrated prologue by George McGavin, this is an essential text for students, researchers and applied entomologists alike.
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Building on the strengths of Chapman's original text, this 5th edition has been updated by a team of eminent insect physiologists. The chapters focus on functional systems rather than taxonomic groups, providing a comprehensive understanding of how insects work. It remains an essential text for students, researchers and applied entomologists.About the Author:
R. F. Chapman (1930-2003) was an eminent insect physiologist and Professor in the Division of Neurobiology at the University of Arizona. His first four editions of The Insects have formed the standard text in the field for more than forty years.
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Book Description American Elsevier Publishing Company, Inc, New York, 1971. Hard Cover. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good +. 819 pages. A comprehensive book on the structure and function of insects, from digestive system and metabolism to the nervous system and role of pheromones. The book particularly emphasizes how the structure and function of insects enables them to interact with their environment. Page edges have some light smudging and some scant light spots on pages themselves. Previous owner's sticker inside front cover. Covers show some light smudges here and there, and corners are lightly bumped. Dust jacket has a very light liquid stain mark 5 1/4" along bottom edge and along the bottom edge of the front flap. Dust jacket has some light smudges and a 1/2" tear in the top edge of the back. Dust jacket now in mylar protector. Shipping will be extra; please inquire. Size: 8 x 10". Seller Inventory # 87868
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Book Description American Elsevier Pub Co, 1969. Hardcover. Condition: Good. No Jacket. Large hardcover in good condition. Highlighting. No dust jacket. Seller Inventory # 611012