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  • Insect Controlby Lawrence I. Gilbert; Sarjeet S. Gill

    Elsevier Science 2010; US$ 99.95

    The publication of the extensive 7-volume work Comprehensive Molecular Insect Science provided library customers and their end-users with a complete reference encompassing important developments and achievements in modern insect science, including reviews on the ecdysone receptor, lipocalins, and bacterial toxins. One of the most popular areas in... more...

  • Insect Molecular Geneticsby Marjorie A. Hoy

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 99.95

    Insect Molecular Genetics, Third Edition , summarizes and synthesizes two rather disparate disciplines?entomology and molecular genetics. This volume provides an introduction to the techniques and literature of molecular genetics; defines terminology; and reviews concepts, principles, and applications of these powerful tools. The world of insect... more...

  • Crop Production and Crop Protectionby E.-C. Oerke; H.-W. Dehne; F. Schönbeck; A. Weber

    Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 290.00

    The objective of this book is to provide information to be used as a basis for evaluating the fragile, shaky structure of global food production. The volume analyses the data by region and by intensity of cultivation; and furnishes information about the yield response, giving some indication of the health of the plants. It will be invaluable to all... more...

  • Physiological Systems in Insectsby Marc J Klowden

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 89.95

    Physiological Systems in Insects discusses the roles of molecular biology, neuroendocrinology, biochemistry, and genetics in our understanding of insects. All chapters in the new edition are updated, with major revisions to those covering swiftly evolving areas like endocrine, developmental, behavioral, and nervous systems. The new edition includes... more...

  • Agriculture in Dry Landsby I. Arnon

    Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 93.95

    Throughout history, man has, by over-use, consistently reduced the productive capacity of dry lands. This degradation of one-third of the land area of the globe is, unfortunately, increasing. In recent years, world interest has turned to the problems of pollution of the environment and the impending food shortage as world population grows explosively.... more...

  • Pesticides in Agriculture and the Environmentby Willis B. Wheeler

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 231.00

    Discussing the range of effects of pesticides on food and human safety, water quality, wildlife, and pest management, this book explores the agricultural, economic, and regulatory factors that affect pesticide use. It examines crop and pest ecology, integrated pest management principles, and emerging analytical tools to improve the efficacy and cost-efficiency... more...

  • Understanding and Controlling the German Cockroachby Michael K. Rust; John M. Owens; Donald A. Reierson

    Oxford University Press 1995; US$ 334.99

    The German cockroach is considered to be the most resilient and ecologically important insect pest found in homes, apartments, and commercial facilities in the United States and across the world. This book expertly provides up-to-the-minute information about the behavior and biology of this pest--including taxonomy, distribution, morphology, and genetics--as... more...

  • Mites (Acari) for Pest Controlby Uri Gerson; Robert L. Smiley; Ronald Ochoa

    Wiley 2008; US$ 387.00

    Mites (Acari) for Pest Control is an extremely comprehensive publication, covering in depth the 34 acarine families that contain mites useful for the control of pest mites and insects, nematodes and weeds. In addition to providing information on each relevant acarine family, the book includes essential information on the introduction, culture and... more...

  • Biotic Stress and Yield Lossby Robert K.D. Peterson; Leon G. Higley

    Taylor and Francis 2000; US$ 164.95

    Understanding biotic stress and plant yield allows for the practical development of economic decision making, an instrumental part of Integrated Pest Management. And further, the impact of biotic injury on plant yield bears directly on the basic biological questions of population dynamics, life history strategies, community structure, plant-stressor... more...

  • Insect Transgenesisby Alfred M. Handler; Anthony A. James

    Taylor and Francis 2000; US$ 164.95

    Imagine scientists controlling the transmission of certain diseases through the genetic modification of mosquitoes. Eradicating harmful insects without the use of pesticides. Or increasing the fertility of some insects who in turn eat harmful arthropods or even a plant pathogen. Those are just a few of the real-world applications of insect transgenesis,... more...