Publications [#229446] of H. Frederik Nijhout
- Nijhout, HF, Photoperiodism in Insects: Effects on Morphology,
in Photoperiodism: The Biological Calendar, edited by Nelson RJ, Denlinger DL and Somers DE
pp. 318-341, Oxford University Press [doi]
(last updated on 2019/05/19)
© 2010 by Oxford University Press, Inc. All rights reserved. This chapter discusses the role of photoperiodism on phenotype expression in insects. Topics covered include general patterns of expression of seasonal morphs in insects, the interaction of photoperiod and temperature, how photoperiod affects development and morphology, developmental hormones in photoperiodic responses, and the evolution of seasonally plastic traits.