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- CRC Press 2013; US$ 159.95
Juvenile hormones (JHs) are a group of structurally related sesquiterpenes secreted by the insect corpora allata. They affect most insect life-cycle stages and physiological functions, including embryogenesis, larval and adult development, metamorphosis, reproduction, metabolism, diapause, polyethism, and migration. Juvenoids such as methoprene, hydroprene,... more...
- CRC Press 2013; US$ 149.95
Written by three of the top professionals in the turfgrass field, Managing Turfgrass Pests, Second Edition brings together hundreds of solutions and best practices to help you manage turfgrass weeds, diseases, and insects more effectively. Since the publication of the bestselling first edition, advances in pest-resistant turfgrass cultivars and pest... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2013; US$ 26.99
In the spring of 2013 the cicadas in the Northeastern United States will yet again emerge from their seventeen-year cycle?the longest gestation period of any animal. Those who experience this great sonic invasion compare their sense of wonder to the arrival of a comet or a solar eclipse. This unending rhythmic cycle is just one unique example of... more...
- Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 99.95
Insect Molecular Genetics, Third Edition , summarizes and synthesizes two rather disparate disciplines-entomology and molecular genetics. This volume provides an introduction to the techniques and literature of molecular genetics; defines terminology; and reviews concepts, principles, and applications of these powerful tools. The world of insect... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2013; US$ 32.50
With 32 pages of full-color inserts and black-and-white illustrations throughout. From one of our most highly regarded historians, here is an original and engrossing chronicle of nineteenth-century America?s infatuation with butterflies, and the story of the naturalists who unveiled the mysteries of their existence. A product of William Leach?s... more...
- Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 149.95
The Atlas of Drosophila Morphology: Wild-type and Classical Mutants is the guide every Drosophila researcher wished they had when first learning genetic markers, and the tool they wish they had now as a handy reference in their lab research. Previously, scientists had only poor-quality images or sketches to work with, and then scattered resources... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 123.95
Insect parasitoids are a fascinating group of animals in many respects. Perhaps the most fascinating point is that these insects, in the course of the evolutionary time, have developed an impressive way to use chemical compounds to dialogue with the different protagonists of their environment ( i.e. , conspecifics, their hosts and the plants on which... more...
- Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 295.00
Natural products present in the plant and animal kingdom offer a huge diversity of chemical structures which are the result of biosynthetic processes that have been modulated over the millennia through genetic effects. With the rapid developments in spectroscopic techniques and accompanying advances in high-throughput screening techniques, it has... more...
- Start Publishing LLC 2013; US$ 1.99
Fabre had many scholarly achievements. He was a popular teacher, physicist, chemist, and botanist. However, he is probably best known for his findings in the field of entomology, the study of insects, and is considered by many to be the father of modern entomology. Much of his enduring popularity is due to his marvelous teaching ability and his... more...
- Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 150.00
The latest volume in this series contains articles on insect growth disruptors. The papers in this special issue give rise to key themes for the future. *Contributions from the leading researchers in entomology *Discusses arachnid physiology and behavior *Includes in-depth reviews with valuable information for a variety of entomology disciplines more...