Innate phase behavior in the desert locust, Schistocerca gregaria

  title={Innate phase behavior in the desert locust, Schistocerca gregaria},
  author={Moshe Guershon and Amir Ayali},
  journal={Insect Science},
Abstract  Detailed aspects of the transition from the solitarious to the gregarious phase in the framework of locust ecology are undoubtedly most important for understanding locust phase polyphenism. Nevertheless, due to obvious difficulties in studying the solitarious phase in nature, such information is limited and mostly available from research carried out under laboratory conditions. In the current study, we examined the dispersal patterns of newly hatched locust nymphs in a laboratory… 

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