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- St. Martin's Press 2014; US$ 19.99
Ever since men first hunted for honeycomb in rocks and daubed pictures of it on cave walls, the honeybee has been seen as one of the wonders of nature: social, industrious, beautiful, terrifying. No other creature has inspired in humans an identification so passionate, persistent, or fantastical. The Hive recounts the astonishing tale of all the... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 119.95
The public has a great desire for products that prevent the annoyance of biting insects and ticks, but that desire does not always translate into sensible use of those products. Insect Repellents Handbook, Second Edition summarizes evidence-based information on insect repellents to inform decisions by those involved with insect repellent research,... more...
- Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2010; US$ 14.99
Part road-trip tale, part travelogue of lost and found landscapes, all good-natured natural history, Mariposa Road tracks Bob Pyle?s journey across the United States as he races against the calendar in his search for as many of the 800 American butterflies as he can find. From the California coastline in company with overwintering monarchs to... more...
- Springer 2014; US$ 239.00
The beetle genus Agrilus has over 3000 species which makes it the most numerous in the Animal Kingdom. Many species are serious pests of plants with high invasive potential. Among them, the notoriously known Agrilus planipennis invaded from Asia to North America where it killed tens of millions of ash trees, caused regulatory agencies to enforce quarantines... more...
- Storey Publishing, LLC 2012; US$ 18.95
Whether you're a beginning beekeeper or one with a season or two of experience, Richard Bonney tells you how to keep bees successfully. With this practical guide, you'll learn every step of the process, from acquiring bees to installing a colony, managing a hive, preventing and treating diseases, and taking a crop of honey. more...
- Storey Publishing, LLC 2012; US$ 16.95
For everyone who has ever marveled as a butterfly magically emerges from a chrysalis, this book is a treasure chest of amazing butterfly transformations. You are invited to experience the life cycles of 23 common backyard butterflies in this unique collection of stunning, full-color, up-close photography, all taken in a live garden setting. From... more...
- Picador 2015; US$ 25.99
A CONSERVATIONIST'S DEEPLY PERSONAL AND FASCINATING REFLECTION ON OWNING AND REVITALIZING A FARM IN RURAL FRANCE A Sting in the Tale , Dave Goulson?s account of a lifetime studying bumblebees, was a powerful call to arms for nature lovers everywhere. Brilliantly reviewed, it was shortlisted for the Samuel Johnson Prize for the best nonfiction book... more...
- Oxford University Press 2005; US$ 74.99
There is a significant interest in using fungi as biocontrol agents for insect pests in agricultural systems, and also in the basic biology of insect-fungal associations from the perspective of parasitism, symbiosis, and infection. This book covers important topics in this field. more...
- CABI 2003; US$ 120.00
This volume has been developed from the keynote addresses delivered at the third IOBC International Symposium (co-organized with CILBA) that was held in Montpellier in October 2002, to address developments in genetics and evolutionary biology, and their relevance to biological control. more...
- Springer 2007; US$ 339.00
"If major advances are to be made in coping with most of the major arthropod pest problems, then the tactics and strategies for managing such insects, ticks and mites must change. They must change from the current, limited scale, reactive, broad-spectrum measures to preventive measures that are target-pest specific and rigidly applied on an area-wide... more...