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- Princeton University Press 2013; US$ 55.00
Bugs Rule! provides a lively introduction to the biology and natural history of insects and their noninsect cousins, such as spiders, scorpions, and centipedes. This richly illustrated textbook features more than 830 color photos, a concise overview of the basics of entomology, and numerous sidebars that highlight and explain key points. Detailed... more...
- Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 124.95
Mass Production of Beneficial Organisms: Invertebrates and Entomopathogens is an essential reference and teaching tool for researchers in developed and developing countries working to produce "natural enemies" in biological control and integrated pest management programs. As we become aware of the negative impact of pesticides in human health... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 169.95
This new edition focuses on insect and mite pests affecting fruit as well as hop and nut crops in both temperate and subtropical climates. Some of the fruits covered include pome fruits, stone fruits, cane fruits, strawberries, bush fruits, grapevines, citrus fruits, nuts, figs, and olives. The book covers life histories, distribution, and status... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 199.95
In recent years, the development of biological pest control strategies has focused on the chemical profiles of insect-plant interactions. Plants exhibit an extensive range of defensive strategies, which include insect avoidance, deterrence and antibiosis. The need to overcome these vegetative defence responses has driven the evolution of an array of... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 164.95
Many of the advances in entomology during the past century can be attributed to the ability to rear insects successfully on artificial diets. Reliance upon these diets dictates that we understand how and why diets work and why they fail. Insect Diets: Science and Technology explains the intricacies and dynamics of this complex and misunderstood aspect... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 252.00
Dependence upon neurotoxic chemicals as a means to control pest insects has lead to several problems: environmental hazards associated with broad-spectrum pesticides, negative impacts on non-target organisms such as natural enemies and pollinators, and the development of resistance to these chemicals among target species. Researchers have sought alternatives... more...
- CABI 2008; US$ 190.00
Pest management has long been a problem for farmers worldwide and new techniques are continually being developed to reduce the adverse effects of pest populations. With a discussion of areawide pest management, this book explores the theoretical development and implementation of techniques from a worldwide perspective. more...
- Crown Publishing Group 2010; US$ 13.95
Did you know that Abraham Lincoln and Muhammad Ali both consumed bee pollen to boost energy, or that beekeepers in nineteenth-century Europe viewed their bees as part of the family? Or that after man, the honeybee, Apis mellifera, is the most studied creature on the planet? And that throughout history, honey has been highly valued by the ancient Egyptians... more...