By S.J. Simpson (Ed.)
Advances in Insect body structure publishes eclectic volumes containing very important, finished and in-depth stories on all features of insect body structure. it truly is an important reference resource for invertebrate physiologists and neurobiologists, entomologists, zoologists and bug biochemists. First released in 1963, the serial is now edited by way of Steve Simpson (Oxford college, UK). * greater than three hundred pages with contributions from the major researchers in entomology * Over forty figures and illustrations mixed * comprises an in-depth overview of the genetics of the honey bee * Discusses the physiological variety in bugs
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P. J. THOMPSON The central role of sucrose threshold response in determining specialized foraging is not surprising, given that sucrose is the major carbohydrate source for honey bees, requiring that they be able to assess the concentration of sucrose solutions. The antennae and proboscis are replete with sucrose receptors that have direct connections to areas of the brain associated with memory formation and reward mediated via the release of octopamine (Menzel and Mu¨ller, 1996; Hammer and Menzel, 1998).