Influential passengers : inherited microorganisms and arthropod reproduction /

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Imprint:Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1997.
Description:xi, 214 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Subject:Arthropoda -- Microbiology.
Arthropoda -- Reproduction.
Arthropoda -- Reproduction.
Format: Print Book
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Other authors / contributors:O'Neill, Scott L.
Hoffmann, Ary A.
Werren, John H.
ISBN:0198577869 (hbk)
0198501730 (pbk)
Notes:Includes bibliographical references (p. 176-208) and index.
Table of Contents:
  • The evolution of heritable symbionts
  • Cytoplasmic incompatability in insects
  • Inherited microorganisms and sex determination of arthropod hosts
  • Wolbachia-induced parthenogenesis
  • Cytoplasmic sex-ratio distorters
  • The potential application of inherited symbiont systems to pest control