Epigenetics and locust life phase transitions.

  title={Epigenetics and locust life phase transitions.},
  author={Ulrich R. Ernst and Matthias Boris Van Hiel and Geert G Depuydt and Bart Boerjan and Arnold De Loof and Liliane Schoofs},
  journal={The Journal of experimental biology},
  volume={218 Pt 1},
Insects are one of the most successful classes on Earth, reflected in an enormous species richness and diversity. Arguably, this success is partly due to the high degree to which polyphenism, where one genotype gives rise to more than one phenotype, is exploited by many of its species. In social insects, for instance, larval diet influences the development… CONTINUE READING