Advances in Insect Physiology, Vol. 16 by M.J. Berridge, J.E. Treherne, V.B. Wigglesworth (Eds.) PDF


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Thus in general insects must seek rather cool and very moist conditions to limit losses of water, though these requirements will inevitably be moderated by the conflicting needs of thermal balance and by interrelations with the insects’ other necessary pursuits. There is also a danger of increased pathogenic attack at high RH, so that near-saturated habitats are in practice often avoided. Studies of the environmental physiology of water balance in insects have been much assisted by recent improvements in technology and methodology.

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