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Insects & Spiders

  • Insectesby Encyclopædia Universalis

    Primento Digital Publishing 2016; US$ 4.99

    Le terme «insecte» a longtemps désigné tous les arthropodes à six pattes, mais cette définition a évolué au cours des années 1980. Le terme insecte au sens large a été remplacé par celui d'hexapode et les Insectes ne désignent plus qu'une classe au sein de la superclasse des Hexapodes qui regroupe... more...

  • Extracellular Composite Matrices in Arthropodsby Ephraim Cohen; Bernard Moussian

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 213.40

    Emphasis is placed on the elaborate cuticular matrices in insects and crustaceans, spider and insect silks, sialomes of phytophagous and blood-feeding arthropods as well as on secretions of male and female accessory glands. Focus is placed largely on insects, due to the extensive body of published research that in part is the result of available whole... more...

  • Invertebrate Bacteriologyby Aurelio Ciancio

    Springer Netherlands 2016; US$ 157.24

    This compendium reviews different processes acting on bacterial groups that evolved one or more relationships with members of the most important invertebrate Phyla. Starting from principles of basic bacteriology the book provides data on bacteria interactions with pests, animal or human diseases. Being present in all environments, from deep see to... more...

  • L'Amateur de papillonsby Henri Coupin; Ligaran

    Primento Digital Publishing 2016; US$ 2.99

    Extrait : "Les Papillons (fig. 1 à 7) partagent avec les Plantes et les Coléoptères le privilège rare d'intéresser à la fois les savants et les gens du monde, depuis les enfants jusqu'aux grandes personnes. Cette faveur est d'ailleurs toute méritée par l'élégance de leur forme et l'éclat de leur couleur. La difficulté même de leur récolte et de leur... more...

  • Advances in Insect Control and Resistance Managementby A. Rami Horowitz; Isaac Ishaaya

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 157.24

    This book covers advanced concepts and creative ideas with regard to insect biorational control and insecticide resistance management. Some chapters present and summarize general strategies or tactics for managing insect pests such as the principles of IPM in various crop systems and biorational control of insect pests, advances in organic farming,... more...

  • Progress in Mosquito Researchby Alexander S. Raikhel

    Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 166.00

    Progress in Mosquito Research provides readers with the latest interdisciplinary reviews on the topic. It is an essential reference source for invertebrate physiologists, neurobiologists, entomologists, zoologists, and insect chemists, with Volume 51 focusing on recent progress in mosquito research. Presents a comprehensive overview of recent... more...

  • The Life of the Spiderby J. Henri Fabre

    Dancing Unicorn Books 2016; US$ 1.99

    Fabre had many scholarly achievements. He was a popular teacher, physicist, chemist and botanist. However, he is probably best known for his findings in the field of entomology, the study of insects, and is considered by many to be the father of modern entomology. more...

  • Agricultural Proteomics Volume 2by Ghasem Hosseini Salekdeh

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 168.47

    This book will cover several topics to elaborate how proteomics may contribute in our understanding of mechanisms involved in stress adaptation. The knowledge being accumulated by a wide range of proteomics technologies may eventually be utilized in breeding programs to enhance stress tolerance. This book presents comprehensive reviews about responses... more...

  • Agricultural Proteomics Volume 1by Ghasem Hosseini Salekdeh

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 157.24

    This book will cover several topics to elaborate how proteomics may enhance agricultural productivity.  These include crop and food proteomics, farm animal proteomics, aquaculture, microorganisms and insect proteomics.  It will also cover several technical advances, which may address the current need for comprehensive proteome analysis. An... more...

  • Pesticide Toxicity to Non-target Organismsby Johnson Stanley; Gnanadhas Preetha

    Springer Netherlands 2016; US$ 257.22

    The pesticide should cause effect on the target pests and be selective enough to spare the non-target beneficial. The book deals with the pesticide toxicity to predators, parasitoids and microbes which are used for pest management in the agroecosystem. The other beneficials exposed to pesticides are pollinators, earthworms, silkworm and fishes. The... more...