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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Stink Bugs of Economic Importance in America North of Mexicoby J. E. McPherson; Robert McPherson

    Taylor and Francis 2000; US$ 125.95

    Many scientists have reported an extensive amount of information on the biology, life history, and damage potential of stink bugs. However, this information is scattered among numerous journals, periodicals, and other publications. Stink Bugs of Economic Importance in America North of Mexico brings together the applied and nonapplied literature in... 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...

  • An Ecological and Societal Approach to Biological Controlby J. Eilenberg; H.M.T Hokkanen

    Springer 2007; US$ 259.00

    Biological control is among the most promising methods for control of pests, diseases and weeds. This book treats ecological and societal aspects together. In an ecological approach, the aim is to evaluate the significance of certain biological properties. In a societal approach, consumer's attitude and risk perception are significant. 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...

  • Advances in food and nutrition researchby Steve Taylor

    Elsevier Science 2011; US$ 185.00

    Advances in Food and Nutrition Research recognizes the integral relationship between the food and nutritional sciences and brings together outstanding and comprehensive reviews that highlight this relationship. Contributions detail the scientific developments in the broad areas of food science and nutrition are intended to ensure that food scientists... more...

  • Insect Repellentsby Mustapha Debboun; Stephen P. Frances; Daniel A. Strickman

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 146.95

    Drawing together information previously found only in articles, reviews, symposia proceedings, commercial literature, and medical entomology texts, Insect Repellents: Principles, Methods, and Uses is a one-volume source on the development, evaluation, and use of repellents. It provides a thoughtful analysis of old and new information, from the ancient... more...

  • Insect Evolutionary Ecologyby M. Fellowes; G. Holloway; J. Rolff

    CABI 2005; US$ 230.00

    In addition to being critical components of terrestrial ecosystems, insects provide excellent model systems for understanding evolutionary ecology. This book is developed from proceedings of the Royal Entomological Society's 22nd international symposium, held in Reading in 2003. more...