Integrative Biology 445 - Chemical Ecology
Texts and References


This class will be taught in Fall 2008


Useful textbooks/ popular books in chemical ecology


Agosta, W., 1990. Chemical Communication: The Language of Pheromones. New York: Freeman,
Scientific American Library.

Agosta, W., 1996. Bombardier Beetles and Fever Trees. Reading: Addison Wesley.


Agosta, W., 2000. Thieves, Deceivers, and Killers: Tales of Chemistry in Nature. Princeton: Princeton University Press.


Ananthakrishnan, T. N., 1996. Biotechnological Perspectives in the Chemical Ecology of Insects. Science Pubs.


Ananthakrishnan, T. N. & T. N. Raman, 1993. Chemical Ecology of Phytophagous Insects. Intl. Sci. Publ.


Berenbaum, M. R. and G. E. Robinson, eds. 2003. Chemical communication in a postgenomic world. Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci. USA 100 (Suppl.): 14513-14593.


Blomquist, G and R. Vogt, 2003. Insect Pheromone Biochemistry and Molecular Biology: The biosynthesis and detection of pheromones and plant volatiles. New York:Academic Press.


Carde, R. T. and W. J. Bell, 1995. Chemical Ecology of Insects 2. New York: Chapman and Hall.


Dey, P. M. and J. B. Harborne. eds. 1997. Plant Biochemistry. San Diego: Academic.


Dicke, M. and M. Takken. 2006. Chemical Ecology: From Gene to Ecosystem. Wageningen: UR Frontis Series


Dusenbery, D. B., 1995. Sensory Ecology: How Organisms Acquire and Respond to Information. San Francisco: W. H. Freeman Company


Eisner, T. and J. Meinwald, 1995. Chemical Ecology: The Chemistry of Biotic Interaction. Washington: National Academy Press.


Greenfield, M. D. 2002. Signalers and Receivers: Mechanisms and Evolution of Arthropod Communication. Oxford: Oxford University Press.


Inderjit and K. M. Dakshini, 1992. Principles and Practices in Chemical Ecology. Boca Raton: CRC Press.


Johns, T., 1996. Origins of Human Diet and Medicine: Chemical Ecology. Tucson: University of Arizona Press.


McClintock, J. B. and B. Baker. 2001. Marine Chemical Ecology. Boca Raton. CRC Press.


Millar, J. G. and K. F. Haynes, 1998. Methods in Chemical Ecology. New York: Chapman and Hall.


Paul, V. J., 1992. Ecological Roles of Marine Natural Products. Ithaca: Comstock Pub.


Romeo, J. T., J. A. Saunders, and P. Barbosa, 1996. Phytochemical Diversity and Redundancy in Ecological Interactions. New York: Plenum.


Roberts, M. F. and M. Wink, 1998. Alkaloids: Biochemistry, Ecology, and Medicinal Applications. New York: Plenum.


Roitberg, B. D. and M. Isman, 1992. Insect Chemical Ecology: An Evolutionary Approach. New York: Chapman and Hall.


Rosenthal, G. and M. Berenbaum, eds. 1991-2. Herbivores: Their Interactions with Plant Secondary Metabolites. San Diego: Academic. (2 volumes).


Ryan, M. F. 2002. Insect Chemoreception: Fundamental and Applied Aspects. Amsterdam: Kluwer.


Schulz, S. 2004, 2005. The Chemistry of Pheromones and other Semiochemicals I, II. New York. Springer.


Seigler, D. S., 1998. Plant Secondary Metabolism. Boston: Kluwer.


Stoddard, D. M. and C. Evans. 2003. Vomeronasal Chemoreception in Vertebrates: A Study of the Second Nose. London, Imperial College Press.


Vroon, P., A. van Amerongen, H. de Vries, 1994. Smell: The Secret Seducer. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux.


Watson, L., 2001. Jacobson's Organ and the Remarkable Nature of Smell. London: Penguin.


Wyatt, T. D. 2003. Pheromones and Animal Behaviour. Communication by Smell and Taste. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.




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