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- 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...
- 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...
- 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)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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Brown Bear Books Ltd 2010; US$ 15.40
Invertebrates are under threat in every ocean and on every planet. Some face the destruction of their habitats; others are the victims of the warming of Earths oceans; and still more have been affected by the trade in exotic pets. This book examines the pressures faced by a selection of high-profile aquatic and terrestrial species and looks at... more...
- Atlantic Publishing Group 2011; US$ 14.99
Beekeeping is both a hobby and a practical business plan that many individuals have taken up in recent years as a viable way to culture a valuable natural resource and have fun in the process. In any given year, an effectively built beekeeping business can bring profits up to 500 percent of your investment according to numerous private beekeepers.... more...