The American Cockroach

Author: K.G. Adiyodi
Editor: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9400958277
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This volume deals mainly with the biology of the American cockroach, Periplaneta americana (1.). Contributors were urged to emphasize recent findings, including unpublished data when possible, a goal that would not have been feasible if it were not for the two previously published books on the basic biology of cockroaches, The Biology o/the Cockroach (1968) by D. M. Guthrie and A. R. Tindall and The Cockroach, Volume 1 (1968) by P. B. Cornwell. Those topics not included in The American Cockroach, such as external morphology, are well covered in the two preceding books. In addition, these books provided a broad background upon which contributors to The American Cockroach have been able to build with recent trends, new and established concepts and integration. Although this book deals primarily with the American cockroach, many chapters offer a comparative approach in sections where the more recent and exciting research has been accomplished on other species. Most contributors place the cockroach in perspective with regard to its appropriateness or inappropriateness for various types of biological investigations. Many questions are realistically left unanswered when no acceptable or obvious solution is apparent; an invitation to new researchers to consider the cockroach as an experimental subject.
The Cockroach (Periplaneta Americana, L.)
Language: en
Pages: 112
Authors: Ewen Cameron
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-03-16 - Publisher: Butterworth-Heinemann

The Cockroach covers the structure and physiology of the American cockroach, Periplaneta americana. This well-known insect is extensively used by research workers for insecticide testing and general experimental work. This book is composed of 12 chapters, and begins with a presentation of the classification, life history and development, and the
The Laboratory Cockroach
Language: en
Pages: 161
Authors: W. J. Bell
Categories: Juvenile Nonfiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-12-06 - Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

Cockroaches are ideal subjects for laboratory investigation at all educational levels. Compared with many other laboratory animals, cockroaches are easily and inexpensively maintained and cultured and require relatively little space. They are hardy and are readily available. The purpose of this book is to provide background material and experimental leads
The Cockroach Invasion
Language: en
Pages: 128
Authors: Dr. Sherry L. Meinberg
Categories: Juvenile Nonfiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-06-30 - Publisher: Archway Publishing

Cockroach catastrophe! The third graders are in for an exciting and scary experience, as cockroaches take over their classroom. How will they act? What will they do? What would you do? What will they discover about cockroaches? Nobody loves a cockroach! They make nasty houseguests; the ick factor is very
The Circadian Rhythm of Heart Rate in the Cockroach Blaberus Giganteus and the Role of the Retrocerebral Complex
Language: en
Pages: 364
Authors: Kenneth Wayne Dobra
Categories: Juvenile Nonfiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 1973 - Publisher:

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The Way of the Cockroach
Language: en
Pages: 160
Authors: Craig Hovey
Categories: Humor
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-09-02 - Publisher: Macmillan

In the bestselling tradition of Who Moved My Cheese?, The Way of the Cockroach by Craig Hovey is a sharp business parable perfectly suited for today's corporate struggles. A frustrated middle manager who is being dumped on at work and in love comes across a cockroach on his desk early