Chemical Ecology University of Tsukuba
This lecture introduces chemical aspects of relationships between individual insects, animals, plants and microorganisms of the same (pheromone) or different (allelochemicals) species.
To have a knowledge of chemical aspects of relationships between individuals of same (pheromone) or different (allelochemicals) species of insects, animals, plants and microorganisms.
Lectures will give a basic introduction of Chemical Ecology for further study in next advanced steps.
Attendance (10%) and Final Exam (90%).
Each lecture will be given in face-to-face or on-demand. Students are required to check the announcements on manaba, etc.Week 1; What is chemical ecology? (T. Yokoi)Week 2; Pheromones (S. Matsuyama)Week 3; Host plant selection (S. Matsuyama)Week 4; Parasitoids and predators (T.Yokoi)Week 5; Chemical defense in animals (S. Matsuyama)Week 6; Social insects (S. Matsuyama)Week 7; Flowers and pollinators (T. Yokoi)Week 8; Tri-trophic interaction (N. Kinoshita)Week 9; Plant-plant interactions (K. Yamaji)Week 10; Plant-microorganism interaction (K. Yamaji)
Online Course Requirement
Yokoi Tomoyuki,Matsuyama Shigeru,Yamaji Keiko,Kinoshita Natsuko,Kuramitsu Kazumu
Site for Inquiry
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Contact person: Matsuyama Shigeru,Yamaji Keiko,Yokoi Tomoyuki,Kinoshita Natsuko
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