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Practicals in Basic Entomology
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Sathe, T V et al
viii+84p., figs., tabls., ind., 23 cm
First Published, 2005
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Weight :  270 gms
Binding :  Hard Bound
Height :  23 cm
Width :  15 cm
Imprint :  Daya Publishing House
Year :  2020
 

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ISBN: 9788170353324
Status: In Stock 
Price: Rs 595.00  

The book covers twenty experiments based on various aspects on taxonomy, anatomy, physiology, histology, enzymology, contains various methods of insect collection and preservation. The popular tests covered under this book include, chitin test, uric acid test, waxy component test, red dye test, enzymes, chemo reception and neurosecretary cells. Qualitative and quantitative count of haemocytes. Dissection of grasshopper, blister beetle and plant bug is also an important part of the book. Appropriate photographs and sketches will certainly and relevance in understanding the experiments. Thus, the book will fulfil the demand for Entomology students.

Chapter 1: Insect Collection and Preservation

Chapter 2: Detection of Chitin in Insect Cuticle

Chapter 3: Detection of Waxy Component in Insect Cuticle

Chapter 4: Detection of Uric Acid in Insects

Chapter 5: To Measure the Rate of Spiracular Movement in a Given Insect

Chapter 6: Detection of Loss of Moisture During Respiration

Chapter 7: Demonstration of Uptake of Dye by Malpighian Tubules in a Given Insect

Chapter 8: Histological Preparation of Haemocytes from Haemolymph of a Given Insect

Chapter 9: Qualitative Count of Haemocytes in a Given Insect: Chapter 10: Quantitative Count of Haemocytes from Blood of a Given Insect

Chapter 11: Chromatographic Separation of Amino Acids from Haemolymph of a Given Insect

Chapter 12: Demonstration of Neurosecretory Cells in a Brain of a Given Insect

Chapter 13: Detection of Enzymes from Salivary Gland of a Given Insect

Chapter 14: Detection of Digestive Enzymes from the Gut of a Given Insect

Chapter 15: To Estimate from a Given Insect

Chapter 16: To Find Out Lethal Dose (LC-50) of Insecticide in Insect

Chapter 17: Demonstration of Chemoreception in House Fly (Response to Sweet-Sucrose/Glucose)

Chapter 18: Dissection of Blister Beetle

Chapter 19: Dissection of Plant Bug
Chapter 20: Dissection of Grass Hopper

Dr. Sathe Tukaram Vithalrao is Professor and Head, Department of Zoology, Shiva University, Kolhapur. He has written 30 books and published 255 research papers in national and international Journals of repute.

   

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