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Biology of Termites: a Modern Synthesis

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    Chapter 1 An Introduction to Termites: Biology, Taxonomy and Functional Morphology
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    Chapter 2 Termite Phylogenetics and Co-cladogenesis with Symbionts
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    Chapter 3 Evolution and Function of Endogenous Termite Cellulases
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    Chapter 4 Altricial Development in Wood-Feeding Cockroaches: The Key Antecedent of Termite Eusociality
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    Chapter 5 Eusocial Evolution in Termites and Hymenoptera
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    Chapter 6 Social Organisation and the Status of Workers in Termites
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    Chapter 7 Ecology, Behavior and Evolution of Disease Resistance in Termites
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    Chapter 8 Comparative Biology of Fungus Cultivation in Termites and Ants
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    Chapter 9 Molecular Basis Underlying Caste Differentiation in Termites
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    Chapter 10 Sexual and Asexual Reproduction in Termites
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    Chapter 11 Pheromones and Chemical Ecology of Dispersal and Foraging in Termites
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    Chapter 12 Genetic Structure of Termite Colonies and Populations
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    Chapter 13 Termite Mound Architecture, from Function to Construction
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    Chapter 14 Morphology, Physiology, Biochemistry and Functional Design of the Termite Gut: An Evolutionary Wonderland
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    Chapter 15 Diversity, Structure, and Evolution of the Termite Gut Microbial Community
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    Chapter 16 Role of the Termite Gut Microbiota in Symbiotic Digestion
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    Chapter 17 Global Biogeography of Termites: A Compilation of Sources
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    Chapter 18 Termites as Pests of Agriculture
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    Chapter 19 Invasive Termites
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Chapter title
Altricial Development in Wood-Feeding Cockroaches: The Key Antecedent of Termite Eusociality
Chapter number 4
Book title
Biology of Termites: a Modern Synthesis
Published by
Springer, Dordrecht, January 2010
DOI 10.1007/978-90-481-3977-4_4
Book ISBNs
978-9-04-813976-7, 978-9-04-813977-4

Christine A. Nalepa

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United States 1 4%
Canada 1 4%
Unknown 23 92%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Ph. D. Student 7 28%
Student > Master 5 20%
Researcher 3 12%
Student > Doctoral Student 3 12%
Other 2 8%
Other 4 16%
Unknown 1 4%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 18 72%
Environmental Science 2 8%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 1 4%
Earth and Planetary Sciences 1 4%
Unknown 3 12%