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  • Insect Pest Managementby Jack E. Rechcigl; Nancy A. Rechcigl

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 159.95

    Insect pest control continues to be a challenge for agricultural producers and researchers. Insect resistance to commonly used pesticides and the removal of toxic pesticides from the market have taken their toll on the ability of agricultural producers to produce high quality, pest-free crops within economical means. In addition to this, they must... more...

  • A Dictionary of Entomologyby G. Gordh; D.H. Headrick

    CABI 2001; US$ 115.00

    This book is a comprehensive, fully cross-referenced collection of over 28,000 terms, names and phrases used in entomology, incorporating an estimated 43,000 definitions. It is the only listing which covers insect anatomy, behaviour, biology, ecology, histology, molecular biology, morphology, pest management, taxonomy and systematics. The origin, etymology,... more...

  • Tropical Fruit Flies of South-East Asiaby R. A. I. Drew; M. C. Romig

    CABI 2013; US$ 260.00

    As global warming and species migration become more prevalent issues, there is an urgent need for a text that provides comprehensive taxonomic details and geographic distributions of Dacinae fruit flies within south-east Asia. In particular, some of the major pest species of this region are being introduced on a regular basis to new geographical areas,... more...

  • Honeybee Ecologyby Thomas D. Seeley

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 38.95

    The book presents honeybees as a model system for investigating advanced social life among insects from an evolutionary perspective. Originally published in 1985. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books from the distinguished backlist of Princeton University... more...

  • Dung Beetle Ecologyby Ilkka Hanski; Yves Cambefort

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 91.00

    In many ecosystems dung beetles play a crucial role--both ecologically and economically--in the decomposition of large herbivore dung. Their activities provide scientists with an excellent opportunity to explore biological community dynamics. This collection of essays offers a concise account of the population and community ecology of dung beetles... more...

  • The Systematics and Biology of the New World Thief Ants of the Genus Solenopsis (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)by William P. Mackay; Jose A. Pacheco

    The Edwin Mellen Press 2014; US$ 399.95

    The New World species of the thief ant genus Solenopsis is revised. Thief ants are among the most common ants in nearly all terrestrial habitats. In this book a new scheme of well-defined species complexes is outlined, doing away with the ambiguities of previous schemes. Well-illustrated keys, in Spanish and English offer recognition of slightly over... more...

  • The Fly Trapby Fredrik SjÖBerg; Thomas Teal

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2015; US$ 24.95

    A Nature Book of the Year ( The Times (UK)) ?The hoverflies are only props. No, not only, but to some extent. Here and there, my story is about something else.? A mesmerizing memoir of extraordinary brilliance by an entomologist, The Fly Trap chronicles Fredrik Sjöberg?s life collecting hoverflies on a remote island in Sweden. Warm... more...

  • One in a Buzzillionby Hannah Hannah

    Guardian Angel Publishing 2014; US$ 5.00

    Buzzy is a tiny bee who doesn't feel like she belongs. Despite her mother always telling her how special she is, Buzzy learns the hard way. When a bear threatens the hive, she musters all her courage and saves the hive. Buzzy soon learns that she is a very special bee indeed! more...

  • Bark Beetlesby Fernando E. Vega; Richard W. Hofstetter

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 129.95

    Bark Beetles: Biology and Ecology of Native and Invasive Species provides a thorough discussion of these economically important pests of coniferous and broadleaf trees and their importance in agriculture. It  is the first book in the market solely dedicated to this important group of insects, and contains 15 chapters on natural history and ecology,... more...

  • House Guests, House Pestsby Richard Jones

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2015; US$ 18.99

    Today we live in snug, well-furnished houses surrounded by the trappings of a civilised life. But we are not alone ? we suffer a constant stream of unwanted visitors. Our houses, our food, our belongings, our very existence are under constant attack from a host of invaders eager to take advantage of our shelter, our food stores and our tasty soft furnishings.... more...