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- UIT Cambridge Ltd. 2011; US$ 11.65
Bees are vital for the future of the planet, for without their dedicated pollinating skills many crops would eventually fail. This delightfully illustrated book is a homage to bees, revealing many facets of their lives, including homes, flight patterns and defence. It also describes how to attract bees to your garden. The lives of bees are interwoven... more...
- HarperCollins Publishers 2010; Not Available
Insects are the most extreme organisms on Earth and, despite their diminutive size, they wield inordinate power. With the exception of the polar icecaps, every terrestrial ecosystem on earth is colonized by them, and they account for almost three-quarters of all named animals ? that's one million species at the last count! more...
- University of California Press 2009; US$ 40.00
The ink our ancestors wrote with, the beeswax in altar candles, the honey on our toast, the silk we wear. This enchanting book is a highly entertaining exploration of the myriad ways insects have enriched our lives?culturally, economically, and aesthetically. Entomologist and writer Gilbert Waldbauer describes in loving, colorful detail how many of... more...
- Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 79.95
Contemporary Insect Diagnostics aids entomologists as they negotiate the expectations and potential dangers of the practice. It provides the reader with methods for networking with regulatory agencies, expert laboratories, first detectors, survey specialists, legal and health professionals, landscape managers, crop scouts, farmers and the lay public.... more...
- University of Iowa Press 2015; US$ 10.95
This welcome addition to Iowa?s popular series of laminated guides?the twenty-seventh in the series?illustrates fifty-one species commonly found in the Upper Midwest states of Illinois, Iowa, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, and Wisconsin. The Saturniid, or Giant Silk moths, are well named. Their large size?up to 6.5 inches for the cecropia moth?and... more...
- Dorling Kindersley Ltd 2010; Not Available
Discover over 325 species of butterfly and moth found in Britain and Northwest Europe with this new edition, in association with the RSPB, now in ebook format From the Short-tailed Blue Butterfly to the Winter Moth, discover over 325 species of butterflies and moths with this pocket-sized guide. In-situ photographs and no nonsense notes covering... more...
- Skyhorse Publishing 2014; US$ 35.00
Bugs are usually so small that we hardly notice them, let alone think of them as living beings. But call upon the magnifying glass, and a shapeless jumble of legs, wings, and antennae suddenly start staring back at us. About 80 percent of the Earth?s animals are insects. While there are millions of different species, we rarely see many of them .... more...
- HarperCollins Publishers 2011; Not Available
Ever since man first cultivated plants and grew crops, insects, mites and other creatures have risen to prominence as pests, but it is only throughout the last two centuries that we have come to study them in any detail. more...