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Insects & Spiders

  • Evolutionary Strategies of Parasitic Insects and Mitesby

    Springer US 2012; US$ 99.00

    Page.- The Parasitic Way of Life and its Consequences.- Approaches to the study of parasitic arthropods.- Evolutionary consequences of the parasitic habit.- Consequences for the parasite.- Consequences for the host.- Conclusions.- Some Components in an Evolutionary Biology of Parasites.- Biochemical Coevolution between Parasitoids and their Hosts.-... more...

  • Planthoppersby

    Springer US 2012; US$ 299.00

    The text is clearly organized. The chapter summaries are particularly useful............The last chapter is the most interesting as it details the problems and solutions of implementing an effective IPM educational program in rural Asia...........It is a useful compilation of scattered data...Over 1700 references are listed, of which 83% represent... more...

  • Neurotoxicology of Insecticides and Pheromonesby

    Springer US 2012; US$ 99.00

    Introduction: Nervous System as a Target Site of Pheromones and Insecticides.- Pheromone Perception in Lepidoptera.- Pheromone and Host Odor Perception.- Chemoreceptor Proteins.- Mode of Action of Insecticides: Insights Gained from Neurophysiological Preparations of Intact or Dissected Insects.- An Analysis of the Temperature-Dependence of the Toxicity... more...

  • Trends in Research in Ephemeroptera and Plecopteraby

    Springer US 2012; US$ 289.00

    ` ...fascinating, in particular Peter Grant's paper on mayflies as food. ...a useful introduction to Ephemeroptera and Plecoptera for the beginner, whilst for the specialist it provides a comprehensive review of knowledge on Ephemeropter and Plecoptera around the world. ' Craig Macadam, Bulletin in Entomological Research, 92 (2002) more...

  • Pot-Honeyby

    Springer New York 2013; US$ 209.00

    Concentrates on honey and the stingless bees that produce it This work is an effort to bring together experts on Meliponini Updated information, guidelines and references offer scientific background to pursue further investigations and surveys on the most ancient honey of the world more...

  • Spider Ecophysiologyby

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2013; US$ 209.00

    After 300 million years of evolutionary refinement, spiders represent one of the most successful groups of terrestrial organisms. This book presents basic biological data about spiders as well as possible industrial applications. more...

  • Arthropod Biology and Evolutionby

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2013; US$ 239.00

    More than two thirds of all living organisms described so far belong to the four major groups of the phylum Arthropoda: insects, crustaceans, myriapods and chelicerates. This book covers known species, and reviews evidence provided by a number of extinct forms. more...

  • Plant Biotechnologyby

    Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 189.00

    Students from a wide range of disciplines and many in the general public are interested in examining the development and adoption of innovative biotechnologies applied in agriculture, which are themselves changing rapidly These plant biotechnologies which are part of sustainable agriculture today are presented, how they are currently developed and... more...

  • Integrated Pest Managementby Dharam P Abrol

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 99.95

    Integrated Pest Management: Current Concepts and Ecological Perspective presents an overview of alternative measures to traditional pest management practices using biological control and biotechnology. The removal of some highly effective broad-spectrum chemicals, caused by concerns over environmental health and public safety, has resulted in the... more...

  • Carcasson's African Butterfliesby PR Ackery; CR Smith; R Vane-Wright

    CSIRO Publishing 1995; US$ 130.00

    The result of more than 20 years of research and collaboration by international butterfly experts, this book is the first comprehensive catalogue to the butterfly fauna of any major tropical region and, as such, provides a basic research tool for any worker with an interest in African butterflies. Covering 3593 recognised species in 300 genera, it... more...