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Insects & Spiders

  • Pocket Guide to Insectsby Bob Gibbons

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2014; US$ 12.99

    This pocket-sized book is an essential guide to insects, providing comprehensive detail on around 240 of the most easily noticed British species selected from a range of orders and families. Each species is divided into simple sections covering general information followed by it's flight period, habitat and similar species.This easy-to-use book is... more...

  • The Beeby Noah Wilson-Rich; Kelly Allin; Norman Carreck; Andrea Quigley

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 27.95

    Bees pollinate more than 130 fruit, vegetable, and seed crops that we rely on to survive. Bees are crucial to the reproduction and diversity of flowering plants, and the economic contributions of these irreplaceable insects measure in the tens of billions of dollars each year. Yet bees are dying at an alarming rate, threatening food supplies and ecosystems... more...

  • Insect Repellents Handbook, Second Editionby Mustapha Debboun; Stephen P. Frances; Daniel Strickman

    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...

  • A Buzz in the Meadowby Dave Goulson

    Random House 2014; US$ 24.02

    In A Buzz in the Meadow Goulson tells the story of how he bought a derelict farm in the heart of rural France, together with 33 acres of surrounding meadow and how, over a decade, he has created a place for his beloved bumblebees to thrive. But other creatures live there too, myriad insects of every kind, many of them ones that Goulson has studied... more...

  • 101 Amazing Facts about Spidersby Jack Goldstein

    Andrews UK 2014; US$ 2.99

    Do you know the difference between a spider-web and a cobweb? What are the two sections of a spider’s body called? Which spider holds the record for the largest legspan? And which species wears the drained corpses of its victims on its back? All of these questions and more are answered in this fascinating eBook containing over one hundred facts,... more...

  • The Bee-Kind Gardenby David Squire

    UIT Cambridge Ltd. 2014; US$ 11.99

    Bees are vital for the future of the planet; without their dedicated pollinating many crops would eventually fail. This delightfully illustrated book reveals many facets of their lives, including homes, flight patterns, and defense. It also describes how to attract bees to your garden. The lives of bees are interwoven with our own, but how much do... more...

  • Insect Midgut and Insecticidal Proteinsby Tarlochan S. Dhadialla; Sarjeet S. Gill

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 166.00

    This volume of Advances in Insect Physiology contains comprehensive interdisciplinary reviews on basic and practical aspects relevant to Insect Midgut and Insecticidal Proteins. Contains important, comprehensive and in-depth reviews An essential reference source for invertebrate physiologists and neurobiologists, entomologists, zoologists, and... more...

  • Backyard Beesby Doug Purdie

    Allen & Unwin 2014; US$ 22.72

    Everything you need to know to keep bees on your rooftop, balcony or in your backyard. more...

  • Dung Beetle Ecologyby Ilkka Hanski; Yves Cambefort

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 83.00

    In many ecosystems dung beetles play a crucial role--both ecologically and economically--in the decomposition of large herbivore dung. Their activities provide scientists with an excellent opportunity to explore biological community dynamics. This collection of essays offers a concise account of the population and community ecology of dung beetles... more...

  • Honeybee Ecologyby Thomas D. Seeley

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 33.95

    The book presents honeybees as a model system for investigating advanced social life among insects from an evolutionary perspective. Originally published in 1985. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books from the distinguished backlist of Princeton University... more...