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  • Target receptors in the control of insect pests: Part IIby Ephraim Cohen

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 166.00

    This volume of Advances in Insect Physiology contains comprehensive interdisciplinary reviews on basic and practical aspects relevant to major target receptors for crucial physiological functions and mechanisms in prokaryotic and eukaryotic organisms, particularly insects. Chapters emphasize advanced genomic, molecular biology, chemical, and proteomic... more...

  • Bugs Rule!by Whitney Cranshaw; Richard Redak

    Princeton University Press 2013; US$ 55.00

    Bugs Rule! provides a lively introduction to the biology and natural history of insects and their noninsect cousins, such as spiders, scorpions, and centipedes. This richly illustrated textbook features more than 830 color photos, a concise overview of the basics of entomology, and numerous sidebars that highlight and explain key points. Detailed... more...

  • Insect Molecular Biology and Ecologyby Klaus H. Hoffmann

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 99.95

    Insects represent the most abundant and diverse animal group on Earth. The number of described species is more than one million and up to ten million are estimated. Insects have one of the widest distributions in the world because they have adapted to extreme ranges of environments. Molecular ecology studies ecological processes based on the analysis... more...

  • Effects of Resource Distribution on Animal Plant Interactionsby Mark D. Hunter; Takayuki Ohgushi; Peter W. Price

    Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 93.95

    Aimed primarily at advanced graduate students and professional biologists, this book explores the degree to which animal*b1plant interactions are determined by plant and animal variability. Many of the patterns seen in natural communities appear to result from cascading effects up as well as down the trophic system. Variability among primary producers... more...

  • Phytochemical Biopesticidesby Opender Koul; G. S. Dhaliwal

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 199.95

    In recent years, the development of biological pest control strategies has focused on the chemical profiles of insect-plant interactions. Plants exhibit an extensive range of defensive strategies, which include insect avoidance, deterrence and antibiosis. The need to overcome these vegetative defence responses has driven the evolution of an array of... more...

  • Plant Pathologyby Mark T. Windham; Robert N. Trigiano; Alan S. Windham

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 84.95

    Instructors, students and researchers in plant pathology have been searching for a primary text that combines an informal, easy-to-read style with a thorough introduction to the concepts and terminology of plant pathology. Plant Pathology Concepts and Laboratory Exercises answers their demand by presenting pathology principles, protocols and procedures,... more...

  • Insect Dietsby Allen Carson Cohen

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 164.95

    Many of the advances in entomology during the past century can be attributed to the ability to rear insects successfully on artificial diets. Reliance upon these diets dictates that we understand how and why diets work and why they fail. Insect Diets: Science and Technology explains the intricacies and dynamics of this complex and misunderstood aspect... more...

  • Insect Antifeedantsby Opender Koul

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 252.00

    Dependence upon neurotoxic chemicals as a means to control pest insects has lead to several problems: environmental hazards associated with broad-spectrum pesticides, negative impacts on non-target organisms such as natural enemies and pollinators, and the development of resistance to these chemicals among target species. Researchers have sought alternatives... more...

  • Areawide Pest Managementby O. Koul; G.W. Cuperus; N. Elliott

    CABI 2008; US$ 190.00

    Pest management has long been a problem for farmers worldwide and new techniques are continually being developed to reduce the adverse effects of pest populations. With a discussion of areawide pest management, this book explores the theoretical development and implementation of techniques from a worldwide perspective. more...

  • Hands-On Chemical Ecologyby Dietland Muller-Schwarze

    Springer 2009; US$ 59.95

    A collection of practical exercises in chemical ecology. It examines topics including birds, fish, insects, mammals, and plant chemistry among others. more...