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Müller-Schwarze, Dietland

Hands-On Chemical Ecology:

Müller-Schwarze, Dietland - Hands-On Chemical Ecology:, ebook

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Table of contents

1. Mutualism: Effects of Ants on Aphids, Their Predators, and Host Plants
Dietland Müller-Schwarze

2. Predatory Fish Responses to Prey Odors (Chemical Lures)
Dietland Müller-Schwarze

3. Sour Grapes: Methyl Anthranilate as Feeding Repellent for Birds
Dietland Müller-Schwarze

4. Responses of Small Mammals to Predator Odors in the Field
Dietland Müller-Schwarze

5. Squirrels’ Avoidance of Predator Odors
Dietland Müller-Schwarze

6. Squirrels, Acorns, and Tannins
Dietland Müller-Schwarze

7. Field Grid for Testing Winter Feeding by Rabbits or Cottontails
Dietland Müller-Schwarze

8. Food Choices by Mammalian Herbivores and the Role of Defense Compounds: Example Beaver
Dietland Müller-Schwarze

9. Scent Marking in Free-Ranging Mammals. Examples: Beaver or Badger
Dietland Müller-Schwarze

10. Capsaicin as Feeding Repellent for Mammals
Dietland Müller-Schwarze

11. Search for “Chemical Ecology Stories” in the Forest or Other Ecosystem
Dietland Müller-Schwarze

12. Test for Cyanogenic Compounds in Plants
Dietland Müller-Schwarze

13. Herbivory and a Simple Field Test for Total Phenolics in Trees
Dietland Müller-Schwarze

14. Radial Diffusion Assay for Tannins
Dietland Müller-Schwarze

15. Chemically induced defenses in phytoplankton
Dietland Müller-Schwarze

16. Induced Defense: Herbivory on Juvenile vs. Adult Growth Stages of Trees
Dietland Müller-Schwarze

17. Jasmonic Acid Effect on Plant Volatiles (or How to Make a Fern Smell Like a Rose)
Dietland Müller-Schwarze

18. Effect of Tannins on Insect Feeding Behavior
Dietland Müller-Schwarze

19. Leaf Disk Test: Bioassay of Effect of Tannins on Insect Feeding Behavior
Dietland Müller-Schwarze

20. Two-Way Choice Test for Social Odors in Mice
Dietland Müller-Schwarze

21. Scent Marking in Mice: Open Field Test
Dietland Müller-Schwarze

22. Human Body Odor Discrimination: T-Shirt Experiment
Dietland Müller-Schwarze

23. Coping with Plant Volatiles in Spicy Food (“Burping Exercise”)
Dietland Müller-Schwarze

24. Miscellaneous Experiments Chosen by Students
Dietland Müller-Schwarze

25. Further Possible Experiments
Dietland Müller-Schwarze

Keywords: Life Sciences, Ecology, Plant Ecology, Invertebrates, Entomology, Animal Physiology

Author(s)
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2009
Language
en
Edition
1
Category
Natural Sciences
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9781441903785

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