Hormonal Control of the Phase Polyphenism of the Desert Locust : A Review of Current Understanding

@inproceedings{Tawfik2012HormonalCO,
  title={Hormonal Control of the Phase Polyphenism of the Desert Locust : A Review of Current Understanding},
  author={Amer I. Tawfik},
  year={2012}
}
Locusts show density-dependent continuous phase polyphenism; they appear in two forms or phases, gregarious and solitary, and there is a continuous range of intermediates between the extreme phases. The endocrine control of phase polyphenism has been the most intensively studied in desert locusts, Schistocerca gregaria, Indeed, results of investigations… CONTINUE READING