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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...

  • Insect-Fungus Interactionsby UNKNOWN AUTHOR

    Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 72.95

    The first and only book to summarize this fascinating topic. This symposium volume reviews the current state of knowledge in four principal areas: mycophagy, mutualism, insect spread of plant fungal disease, and insect mycopathology. more...

  • Introduction to Forest and Shade Tree Insectsby UNKNOWN AUTHOR

    Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 72.95

    This comprehenisive text approaches the subject from an ecological/evolutionary biological perspective. The assumption is that one cannot study forest insects without understanding the dynamics of the relationship between an insect and its host plant. This relationship includes knowing what factors control forest insect populations such as food, food... more...

  • Insect Outbreaksby UNKNOWN AUTHOR

    Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 72.95

    FROM THE PREFACE: The abundance of insects can change dramatically from generation to generation; these generational changes may occur within a growing season or over a period of years. Such extraordinary density changes or "outbreaks" may be abrupt and ostensibly random, or population peaks may occur in a more or less cyclic fashion....The goal of... more...

  • Dolichopodidae-Platypezidaeby UNKNOWN AUTHOR

    Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 72.95

    Catalogue of Palaearctic Diptera, Volume 7: Dolichopodidae-Platypezidae offers information on family Dolichopodidae and family Platypezidae, including type-species designation, authors, and proposed names. The catalogue first elaborates on family Dolichopodidae, including subfamily Sciapodinae, Rhaphiinae, Peloropeodinae, Diaphorinae, Hydrophorinae,... 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...