Caste and ecology in the social insects / George F. Oster and Edward O. Wilson.

  • Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press 1978
Physical description
1 online resource (xv, 352 pages : illustrations
  • 1400881587
  • 9781400881581
  • 9780691209326
  • 0691209324
  • 0691082103
  • 9780691082103
  • 0691082138
  • 9780691082134
  • 0691023611
  • 0691082219
  • 9780691023618
  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 327-346) and index.
  • Performed by: ISBN 0-691-08213-8 Pbk : Unpriced.
  • Why is caste important? -- Colony life cycles -- Genetic preconditions for castle evolution -- Biological characteristics of caste systems -- Caste structure and ergonomic optimization -- Optimum caste ratios -- Caste in the service of foraging strategy -- Critique of optimization theory in evolutionary biology -- Unsolved problems.
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