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- BRILL 2008; US$ 179.00
Paleontologists just recently opened their eyes to the wealth of fossil documents relevant to plant ? arthropod interaction and are busy now accumulating raw data. Perhaps the richest regional collection of interaction traces came from the mid-Cretaceous deposits of the Negev Desert, Israel, encompassing the time interval of the rise and basal radiation... more...
- 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...
- Reaktion Books 2012; US$ 19.95
No creature has been subject to such extremes of reverence and exploitation as the chicken. Hens have been venerated as cosmic creators and roosters as solar divinities. Many cultures have found the mysteries of birth, healing, death and resurrection encapsulated in the hen’s egg. Yet today, most of us have nothing to do with chickens... more...
- Scott & Nix, Inc. 2010; US$ 12.99
Region by region, season by season, this update to the classic fly-fishing manual contains all of the information about the structure, appearance, and habits of the insects that signal the favorite feeding times of various fish. With commentary on dozens of mayflies, stone flies, and caddis flies as well as on crane flies, dragonflies, damsel flies,... more...
- Timber Press 2009; US$ 19.95
There are around 16,000 species of bee. Only seven of these are responsible for creating the world's sweetest treat ? honey. Combining Ilona's gorgeous photography and E. Readicker-Henderson's engaging text, A Short History of the Honey Bee follows the journey from flower to hive to honey throughout history. A Short History of the Honey Bee ... more...
- University of California Press 2014; US$ 26.95
With over 40,000 described species, spiders have adapted to nearly every terrestrial environment across the globe. Over half of the world?s spider families live within the three contiguous Pacific Coast states?not surprising considering the wide variety of habitats, from mountain meadows and desert dunes to redwood forests and massive urban centers.... more...
- University of California Press 2013; US$ 21.95
This engaging and easy-to-use natural history guidebook provides a thorough overview of native and honey bee biology and offers tools for identifying the most common bees of California and the Western United States. Full-color illustrations introduce readers to more than 30 genera of native bees, noting each one's needs and habits and placing them... more...
- Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 72.95
Insect Photoperiodism reviews the many aspects of photoperiodism, particularly in insects, emphasizing the concepts that serve to place the subject in a meaningful relationship to the whole of modern biology. Photoperiodism is the study of the adaptive mechanisms by which living systems exploit this source of temporal information. Organized into... more...
- Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 31.95
Chemicals Controlling Insect Behavior consists of papers originally presented at the Symposium on Chemicals Controlling Insect Behavior at the 157th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society in Minneapolis, Minnesota, on April 16, 1969. Organized into seven chapters, this book presents information on insect pheromones, insect defense mechanisms,... more...
- Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 72.95
Insect Juvenile Hormones: Chemistry and Action reviews the state of knowledge on juvenile hormones (JH) and analogs. The book emerged from the presentations and deliberations at the Symposium on the Chemistry and Action of Insect Juvenile Hormones, sponsored by the Division of Pesticide Chemistry of the American Chemical Society at the 162nd National... more...