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Nutrition and culture of entomophagous insects.
  • S. Thompson
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Annual review of entomology
  • 1999
This article reviews the current state of knowledge concerning the nutrition of entomophagous insects and other arthropods. Early nutritional investigations focused principally on the basic dietaryExpand
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Interactions of dietary protein and carbohydrate determine blood sugar level and regulate nutrient selection in the insect Manduca sexta L.
The non-homeostatic regulation of blood sugar concentration in the insect Manduca sexta L. was affected by nutritional status. Larvae maintained on diets lacking sucrose displayed low concentrationsExpand
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The role of GIS in landscape assessment: using land-use-based criteria for an area of the Chiltern Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty
Abstract Landscape is increasingly under pressure from developments, and landscape assessment programmes offer the opportunity to monitor changes. These programmes have the advantage of reducing theExpand
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The Ecological Component of Environmental Impact Assessment: A Critical Review of British Environmental Statements
Environmental assessment (EA) of the impacts of development is required under the 1985 European Directive 85/337/EEC, which is implemented in Britain primarily through the 1988 Town and CountryExpand
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Road Developments in the UK: An Analysis of Ecological Assessment in Environmental Impact Statements Produced between 1993 and 1997
Environmental impact assessment (EIA) has been required for certain proposed road developmentsin the UK since EC Directive (85/337) was implemented in 1988. The extent to which the requirements ofExpand
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Oxidation of fat during flight of male Douglas-fir beetles, Dendroctonus pseudotsugae
Abstract During flight, male beetles lost weight primarily due to oxidation of fatty acids. RQ values of 0·7 and 0·8 were obtained for non-flying and flying insects respectively, indicating thatExpand
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Ecological assessment of proposed road developments: a review of environmental statements
Abstract Since the adoption of EC Directive (85/337) in the UK in 1988, potential environmental impacts of certain proposed road schemes must be assessed before development consent can be given. ThisExpand
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A review and comparative characterization of the fatty acid compositions of seven insect orders
Abstract 1. 1. The fatty acid compositions of the seven insect orders, Lepidoptera, Hemiptera, Orthoptera, Diptera, Hymenoptera and Dictyoptera differ quantitatively in a number of respects withExpand
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Feeding behaviour and nutrient selection in an insect Manduca sexta L. and alterations induced by parasitism
Manduca sexta L. larvae exhibit broad food acceptance with regard to nutrient content during the first 3 days of the last stadium. Larvae fed diets with a constant combined level of casein andExpand
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Biochemical and physiological effects of metazoan endoparasites on their host species.
  • S. Thompson
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Comparative biochemistry and physiology. B…
  • 1983
1. The integrative nature of the parasite-host association was discussed, specifically with regard to the metabolic effects of parasitization as well as the physiological manifestation of infectionExpand
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