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  1. Core Texts 5 items
    1. The Insects: An Outline of Entomology - P. J. Gullan, P. S. Cranston 2014

      Book Essential

    2. The Insects: An Outline of Entomology - P. J. Gullan, P. S. Cranston 2014 (electronic resource)

      Book Essential

    3. The Insects: Structure and Function - R. F. Chapman 2013

      Book Essential

    4. Physiological Systems in Insects - Marc J. Klowden, Marc J. Klowden 2013

      Book Recommended

    5. Physiological Systems in Insects - Marc J. Klowden 2013 (electronic book)

      Book Recommended

  2. Week 2 13 items
    1. Lecture 1 2 items
      Introduction: The Importance of Insects
      1. Insect Evolution - Michael S. Engel 2015

        Article Recommended

      2. The Importance of Insects - Geoggrey G. E. Scudder 2009

        Chapter Recommended

    2. Lecture 2 11 items
      Insect Reproduction
      1. Reproduction - P. J Gullan, P. S. Cranston 2014

        Chapter Recommended

      2. Reproduction - P. J. Gullan, P. S. Cranston 2014

        Chapter Recommended

      3. Intersexual Correlation for Same-Sex Sexual Behaviour in an Insect - Lorraine Burgevin, Urban Friberg, Alexei A. Maklakova 2013

        Article Recommended

      4. Inbreeding Promotes Female Promiscuity - Łukasz Michalczyk, Anna L. Millard, Oliver Y. Martin, Alyson J. Lumley 2011

        Article Recommended

      5. Mutual Mate Choice: When it Pays Both Sexes to Avoid Inbreeding - Mathieu Lihoreau, Cédric Zimmer, Colette Rivault 2008

        Article Recommended

      6. The Seminal Symphony: How to Compose an Ejaculate - Jennifer C. Perry, Laura Sirot, Stuart Wigby 2013

        Article Recommended

  3. Week 3 17 items
    1. Lecture 3 9 items
      Surviving Challenging Environments
      1. The Insects: An Outline of Entomology - P. J. Gullan, P. S. Cranston 2014

        Book Recommended Pages 157-160 and 166-170.

      2. The Insects: An Outline of Entomology - P. J. Gullan, P. S. Cranston 2014 (electronic resource)

        Book Recommended Pages 157-160 and 166-170.

      3. Insects in Hypoxia - W. Wyatt Hoback, David W. Stanley 2001

        Article Recommended

      4. Cold-Induced Depolarization of Insect Muscle: Differing Roles of Extracellular K During Acute and Chronic Chilling - Heath Andrew MacMillan, Anders Findsen, Thomas Holm Pedersen, Johannes Overgaard 2014

        Article Recommended

      5. Calcium Signaling Mediates Cold Sensing in Insect Tissues - N. M. Teets, S.-X. Yi, R. E. Lee, D. L. Denlinger 2013

        Article Recommended

    2. Lecture 4 8 items
      Mimicry and Defence
      1. The Insects: An Outline of Entomology - P. J. Gullan, P. S. Cranston 2014

        Book Recommended Pages 355-374.

      2. The Insects: An Outline of Entomology - P. J. Gullan, P. S. Cranston 2014 (electronic resource)

        Book Recommended Pages 355-374.

      3. Masquerade: Camouflage Without Crypsis - John Skelhorn, Hannah M. Rowland, Michael P. Speed, Graeme D. Ruxton 2007

        Article Recommended

      4. Does Lepidopteran Larval Crypsis Extend into the Ultraviolet? - Stuart C. Church, Andrew T. D. BennettInnes, C. Cuthill, Sarah Hunt 1998

        Article Recommended

  4. Week 4 11 items
    1. Lecture 5 6 items
      Senses and Detection of Stimuli
      1. The Insects: An Outline of Entomology - P. J. Gullan, P. S. Cranston 2014

        Book Recommended Pages 86-112.

      2. The Insects: An Outline of Entomology - P. J. Gullan, P. S. Cranston 2014 (electronic resource)

        Book Recommended Pages 86-112.

      3. Insect Odor and Taste Receptors - Elissa A. Hallem, Anupama Dahanukar, John R. Carlson 2006

        Article Recommended

      4. Evolution of Insect Olfaction - Bill S. Hansson, Marcus C. Stensmyr 2011

        Article Recommended

    2. Lecture 6 5 items
      Insect Communication
      1. The Insects: An Outline of Entomology - P. J. Gullan, P. S. Cranston 2014

        Book Recommended Pages 98-104.

      2. The Insects: An Outline of Entomology - P. J. Gullan, P. S. Cranston 2014 (electronic resource)

        Book Recommended Pages 98-104.

      3. Communication Systems - Marc J. Klowden 2013

        Chapter Recommended

      4. Communication Systems - Marc J. Klowden 2013

        Chapter Recommended

      5. The Behavioral Ecology of Insect Vibrational Communication - Reginald B. Cocroft, Rafael L. Rodriguez 2005

        Article Recommended

  5. Week 5 17 items
    1. Lecture 7 9 items
      Feeding and Digestion
      1. The Insects: An Outline of Entomology - P. J. Gullan, P. S. Cranston 2014

        Book Recommended Pages 68-76.

      2. The Insects: An Outline of Entomology - P. J. Gullan, P. S. Cranston 2014 (electronic resource)

        Book Recommended Pages 68-76.

    2. Lecture 8 8 items
      Saproxylic Insects
      1. Bionomics and Distribution of the Stag Beetle, Lucanus Cervus (L.) Across Europe - Deborah Harvey, Alan C. Gange, Colin J. Hawes, Markus Rink 2011

        Article Recommended

      2. Using Sex Pheromone and a Multi-Scale Approach to Predict the Distribution of a Rare Saproxylic Beetle - Najihah Musa, Klas Andersson, Joseph Burman, Fredrik Andersson 2013

        Article Recommended

      3. Sex Pheromone of Elater ferrugineus L. (Coleoptera: Elateridae) - Till Tolasch, Maximilian von Fragstein, Johannes L. M. Steidle 2007

        Article Recommended

  6. Week 6 5 items
    1. Lecture 9 4 items
      Invasion biology of social insects
      1. Global Invasion History of the Fire Ant Solenopsis Invicta - Marina S. Ascunce, Chin-Cheng Yang, Jane Oakey, Luis Calcaterra 2011

        Article Recommended

    2. Lecture 10 1 item
      Insect cognition
      1. No reading listed.

  7. Week 7 1 item
    1. Study week. No reading listed.

  8. Week 8 11 items
    1. Lecture 11 - Interactions between insects and symbiotic fungi: endophytes 5 items
      1. Defensive Mutualism Between Plants and Endophytic Fungi? - Kari Saikkonen, S. Saari, M. Helander 2010

        Article Recommended

      2. Species and organ specificity of fungal endophytes in herbaceous grassland plants - James A. Wearn, Brian C. Sutton, Neil J. Morley, Alan C. Gange 2012

        Article Recommended

      3. Do Endophytic Fungi Grow Through Their Hosts Systemically? - J. F. Yan, S. J. Broughton, S. L. Yang, A. C. Gange 2015

        Article Recommended

    2. Lecture 12 6 items
      Interactions Between Insects and Symbiotic Fungi: Mycorrhizas
      1. Does Herbivory Really Suppress Mycorrhiza? a Meta-Analysis - E. Kathryn Barto, Matthias C. Rillig 2010

        Article Recommended

      2. Effects of Mycorrhizal Fungi on Insect Herbivores: A Meta-Analysis - Julia Koricheva, Alan C. Gange, Tara Jones 2009

        Article Recommended

      3. Multitrophic Links Between Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungi and Insect Parasitoids - Alan C. Gange, Valerie K. Brown, David M. Aplin 2003

        Article Recommended

      4. Unravelling Mycorrhiza-Induced Wheat Susceptibility to the English Grain Aphid Sitobion Avenae - Amma L. Simon, Peter A. D. Wellham, Gudbjorg I. Aradottir, Alan C. Gange 2017

        Article Recommended

  9. Week 9 15 items
    1. Lecture 13 8 items
      Coevolution of Plants and Insect Herbivores
      1. Butterflies and Plants: A Study in Coevolution - Paul R. Ehrlich, Peter H. Raven 1964

        Article Recommended

      2. Natural Enemies Drive Geographic Variation in Plant Defenses - T. Zust, Christian Heichinger, Ueli Grossniklaus, Richard Harrington 2012

        Article Recommended

    2. Lecture 14 - Plant Diversity and Insect Pests (Prof. Julia Koricheva) 7 items
      1. Plant Apparency, an Overlooked Driver of Associational Resistance to Insect Herbivory - Bastien Castagneyrol, Brice Giffard, Christelle Péré, Hervé Jactel 2013

        Article Recommended

      2. Effects of Plant Phylogenetic Diversity on Herbivory Depend on Herbivore Specialization - Bastien Castagneyrol, Hervé Jactel, Corinne Vacher, Eckehard G. Brockerhoff 2014

        Article Recommended

      3. Does Plant Diversity Benefit Agroecosystems? A Synthetic Review - Deborah K. Letourneau, Inge Armbrecht, Beatriz Salguero Riviera, James Montoya Lerma 2011

        Article Recommended

  10. Week 10 2 items
    1. Lecture 15 1 item
      Conventional Pest Control
      1. The Evolution of Insecticide Resistance in the Peach Potato Aphid, Myzus Persicae - Chris Bass, Alin M. Puinean, Christoph T. Zimmer, Ian Denholm 2014

        Article Recommended

    2. Lecture 16 1 item
      Alternative Control Strategies 1
      1. The Evolution of Insecticide Resistance in the Peach Potato Aphid, Myzus Persicae - Chris Bass, Alin M. Puinean, Christoph T. Zimmer, Ian Denholm 2014

        Article Recommended

  11. Week 11 2 items
    1. Lecture 17 1 item
      Insects as Pests
      1. No reading listed.

    2. Lecture 18 1 item
      Plant Defences against Insects
      1. No reading listed.

  12. Week 12 10 items
    1. Lecture 19 5 items
      Insect biocontrol: invertebrate agents
      1. The Economic Cost of Invasive Non-Native Species on Great Britain - F. Williams, R. Eschen, A. Harris, D. Djeddour 2010

        Document Recommended

      2. Successes in Biological Control of Weeds - R. E. Cruttwell Mcfadyen 1999

        Article Recommended

    2. Lecture 20 5 items
      Classical biocontrol of weeds using insects
      1. Trends in the Classical Biological Control of Insect Pests by Insects: An Update of the Biocat Database - Matthew J. W. Cock, Sean T. Murphy, Moses T. K. Kairo, Emma Thompson 2016

        Article Recommended

      2. Weed Biological Control in the European Union: From Serendipity to Strategy - Richard H. Shaw, Carol A. Ellison, Helia Marchante, Corin F. Pratt 2018

        Article Recommended

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