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(University of St Andrews, 2019-12-03) - Thesis
(University of St Andrews, 2018-12-06) - ThesisFor more than forty years, the complex songs emitted by humpback whales have fascinated the scientific community as well as the general public. These songs are produced by males during the breeding season, and are ...
Avian life in a seasonally arid tropical environment : adaptations and mechanisms in breeding, molt and immune function (University of St Andrews, 2019-06-14) - ThesisThere is a growing appreciation of the diversity and uniqueness of tropical organisms, but evidence about the selection pressures that shape this diversity remains sketchy. In this thesis, I investigated how variation in ...
(University of St Andrews, 2019-12-03) - ThesisThe use of natural resistance is the most effective way to control the potato cyst nematodes Globodera pallida and G. rostochiensis. Although pathotypes of the latter species can now be fully controlled, control of G. ...
Molecular analysis of the eggshell and cuticle surface of the potato cyst nematode, Globodera rostochiensis (University of St Andrews, 2019-12-03) - ThesisPlant-parasitic nematodes regulate their interactions with the external environment and their host. The surface of the nematodes, whether the cuticle or the eggshell, plays a key role in this process. Work undertaken in ...