Diapause in Aquatic Invertebrates: Theory and Human Use by Victor R. AlekseevDiapause in Aquatic Invertebrates: Theory and Human Use by Victor R. Alekseev

Diapause in Aquatic Invertebrates: Theory and Human Use

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Many authors of this new book were participants at the workshop on diapause in aquatic invertebrates (Pallanza, Italy 2003). This book consists of two major parts: phenomenology of diapause and significance of this adaptation in scientific and practical uses. It combines the theoretical part with the application of knowledge on diapause in the wide spectrum of scientific and applied fields.

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Victor R. Alekseev, Research Professor, Head of Taxonomy department, Zoological Institute of The Russain Academy of Sciences, the author of the first monograph on diapause in Crustaceans (1990, Nauka Academic Publishers, Moscow), the organiser of the First International Symposium on Diapause in Crustaceans (September 1994, St. Petersbu...
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Title:Diapause in Aquatic Invertebrates: Theory and Human UseFormat:PaperbackDimensions:278 pages, 9.25 × 6.1 × 0.27 inPublished:November 23, 2010Publisher:Springer NetherlandsLanguage:English

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PART I: Strategies and Mechanisms of Diapause in Aquatic Invertebrates1. INTRODUCTION TO DIAPAUSE, Victor R. Alekseev, Oscar Ravera & Bart T. De Stasio1. Diagnosis of diapause, 1.2 Ecological causes of diapause in aquatic organisms, 1.3 Terminology on dormancy 2. TIMING OF DIAPAUSE IN MONOGONONT ROTIFERS: MECHANISMS AND STRATEGIES, John J. Gilbert2.1 Introduction, 2.2 Female types and the fertilized resting egg, 2.3 The timing of sex: environmental controls, 2.4 The Timing of sex: endogenous controls, 2.5 General mechanistic models for the control of mixis, 2.6 Theoretical models for maximizing resting-egg production, 2.7 Diapausing parthenogenetic eggs, 2.8 Acknowledgments3. DIAPAUSE IN CRUSTACEANS: Peculiarities of Induction, Victor R. Alekseev3.1 Introduction, 3.2 Diapause in crustacean life cycles, 3.3 Presence of diapause among crustaceans, 3.4 Evolution of points of view on inducing factors, 3.5 Diapause as a photoperiodic response, 3.6 Light as the source of information about the season, 3.7 Role of temperature and photoperiod in diapause induction, 3.8 Population density and manifestations of photoperiodic reactions, 3.9 Food quality and diapause induction in Crustacea, 3.10 Population polymorphism and inheritance of photoperiodic responses, 3.11 Heredity of photoperiodic responses, 3.12 Acknowledgments4. REACTIVATION OF DIAPAUSING CRUSTACEANS, Victor R. Alekseev 4.1 Introduction, 4.2 Patterns of reactivation processes for different types of diapause, 4.3 Endogenous phase of diapause, 4.4 Reactivation action of oxygen, 4.5 Participation of carbon dioxide in reactivation, 4.6 Hormonal basis of diapause, 4.7 Acknowledgments5. DIAPAUSE IN AQUATIC INSECTS, WITH EMPHASIS ON MOSQUITOES, Elena B. Vinogradova5.1 Introduction, 5.2 Mosquitoes (Culicidae), 5.3 Other groups of aquatic insects, 5.4 Acknowledgments6. A BRIEF PERSPECTIVE ON MOLECULAR MECHANISMS OF DIAPAUSE IN AQUATIC INVERTEBRATES, Victor R. Alekseev6.1 Introduction, 6.2. Molecular mechanism of diapause in nematode Caenorhabditis elegans, 6.3 AcknowledgmentsPART 2: The Role of Diapause in Science and Human Uses7. EGG BANK FORMATION BY AQUATIC INVERTEBRATES: A BRIDGE ACROSS DISCIPLINARY BOUNDARIES, Bart T. De Stasio7.1 Introduction, 7.2 Dormancy processes, 7.3 Egg bank size and dynamics, 7.4 Creating an egg bank, 7.5 Conclusion, 7.6 Acknowledgements8. USE OF CLADOCERAN RESTING EGGS TO TRACE CLIMATE-DRIVEN AND ANTHROPOGENIC CHANGES IN AQUATIC ECOSYSTEMS, Susanne L. Amsinck, Erik Jeppesen & Dirk Verschuren8.1 Introduction, 8.2 Tracing acidification, 8.3 Tracing eutrophication, 8.4 Tracing fish introductions and biomanipulation, 8.5 Tracing heavy metal pollution, 8.6 Tracing climate change, 8.7 Discussion and conclusion: limitations, concerns and future potentials, 8.8 Acknowledgements9. RECONSTRUCTING MICRO-EVOLUTIONARY DYNAMICS FROM LAYERED EGG BANKS, Luc De Meester, Joachim Mergeay, Helen Michels & Ellen Decaestecker 9.1 Introduction: dormant stages and the study of micro-evolution, 9.2 A short survey of recent success stories, 9.3 Pitfalls, 9.4 Conclusion and future directions, 9.5 Acknowledgments 10. DOES TIMING OF EMERGENCE WITHIN A SEASON AFFECT THE EVOLUTION OF POST-DIAPAUSE TRAITS? Post-diapause and directly developing phenotypes of Daphnia, Kestutis Arbaciauskas 10.1 Introduction, 10.2 Daphnia life cycle, 10.3 Neonates: biochemical quality and body size, 10.4 Physiology: respiration and starvation resistance, 10.5 Life-history: growth, allocation and relative fitness, 10.6 Descendents of post-diapause and directly developing females, 10.7 Conclusion, 10.8 Acknowledgments11. DIAPAUSE AND ITS CONSEQUENCES IN DAPHNIA GALEATA - CUCULLATA - HYALINA SPECIES COMPLEX, Piet Spaak & Barbara Keller11.1 Introduction, 11.2 Hybridization in Daphnia, 11.3. Genetic markers to identify parental and hybrid taxa within the D. galeata - cucullata - hyalina complex, 11.4 Factors that determine sexual reproduction of parental Daphnia species, 11.5 Are hybrids still produced?, 11.6 Taxon distribution of asexual and sexual Daphnids as well as from their offspring, 11.7 Can the sediment tell us something about past hybridization events?, 11.8 Conclusion, 11.9 Acknowledgments12. ROLE OF DIAPAUSE IN DISPERSAL OF AQUATIC INVERTEBRATES, Vadim E. Panov & Carla Caceres12.1 Introduction, 12.2 Mechanisms and vectors of dispersal of diapausing invertebrates, 12.3 Conclusion: generalized model of dispersal of aquatic invertebrates with prolonged diapause, 12.4 Acknowledgments13. THE ROLE OF WITHIN TROPHIC LEVEL CHEMICAL INTERACTIONS IN DIAPAUSE INDUCTION: BASIC AND APPLIED ASPECT, Egor S. Zadereev13.1 Introduction, 13.2 The effect of chemical interactions on diapause induction at the individual level, 13.3 The effect of chemical interactions on the diapause induction at population and ecosystem levels, 13.4 Biotechnological applications, 13.5 Conclusion, 13.6 Acknowledgments14. STUDYING THE PHENOMENON OF DORMANCY: Why It Is Important for Space Exploration, Victor R. Alekseev, Vladimir N. Sychev & Natalia D. Novikova 14.1 Introduction, 14.2. Study of dormancy from the prospective of its integration into ecological life support systems, 14.3 Planetary and interplanetary quarantine, 14.4 Microbiological safety of space flight, 14.5 Diapause and adaptation of higher vertebrates to extended body metabolism, 14.6 Search for extraterrestrial life, 14.7 The first results and perspectives, 14.8 Conclusion, 14.9 Acknowledgments ReferencesTaxonomic index

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From the reviews:"The best-defined types of dormancy are diapause and quiescence. These two remarkable abilities are discussed in the new book Diapause in Aquatic Invertebrates . . The book written by 20 authors, examines the current state of knowledge over 14 chapters and two major parts. . All in all, the book is the best available on the phenomenon of diapause. . This interesting volume . has something to say about the nature of life." (Ralph Schill, Lab Times, Issue 2, 2008)