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  • A Buzz in the Meadowby Dave Goulson

    Random House 2014; US$ 14.38

    From the author of the Samuel Johnson Prize-shortlisted Sunday Times bestseller A Sting in the Tale In 2003 Dave Goulson bought a derelict farm in the heart of rural France, together with 33 acres of surrounding meadow. Over the course of a decade, he created a place for his beloved bumblebees to thrive along with myriad insects of... more...

  • Charles Darwinby

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2014; US$ 29.99

    Originaltext und ausführlicher historischer Kommentar von Uwe Hoßfeld und Lennart Olsson. Dieses Buch bietet neben den berühmten Darwin-Wallace-Papers drei weitere frühe Schriften Charles Darwins, die seine ersten Schritte zu einer umfassenden Theorie der Evolution markieren und gewissermaßen die Vorgeschichte der Origins of Species erzählen. In höchst... more...

  • The Insectsby P. J. Gullan; P. S. Cranston

    Wiley 2014; US$ 74.50

    Insects represent over half of the planet’s biological diversity. This popular textbook provides a comprehensive introduction to this extraordinary diversity, and places entomology central to the theory and practice of evolutionary and ecological studies. Fully revised, this fifth edition opens with a chapter concerning the popular side of... more...

  • Insect Histologyby Pedro Barbosa; Deborah Berry; Christina K. Kary

    Wiley 2014; US$ 148.50

    This title is a much needed update of Barbosa's self-published Manual of Basic Techniques in Insect Histology . It is a laboratory manual of 'traditional' and 'modern' insect histology techniques, completely revised using cutting-edge methodology carried out today and includes new immunohistochemical techniques not previously looked at. Insect Histology... more...

  • Honey Bee Pathologyby Leslie Bailey; B. V. Ball

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    Since the publication of the first edition of this book in 1982, investigation into the pathology of honey bees has progressed considerably. Furthermore, several different agents of disease, some newly discovered, have been causing increasing concern in recent years in many parts of the world. The book contains separate chapters on viruses, bacteria,... more...

  • Pharmacologyby G. A. Kerkut

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 93.95

    Over the past 25 years insect pharmacology has grown from a fledgling subject to one that occupies a major field of science. Volume ll reviews insect pharmacology past and present and effectively captures the growing confidence which imbues the world of the insect pharmacologist. It contains l5 chapters written in authoritative fashion by leading... more...

  • Biochemistryby G. A. Kerkut

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 93.95

    The underlying theme of this volume is the understanding of the molecules and processes important in the primary metabolism of insects. The 19 chapters provide both rich historical perspectives and timely reviews of current research, as well as showing the extent of progress to be expected in the near future, including the application of advanced... more...

  • Regulation: Digestion, Nutrition, Excretionby G. A. Kerkut

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 93.95

    In this volume, seven of the chapters deal with feeding and diet, which is reasonable since insects consume an estimated l5-20% of all the world's planted crops. Many insects even have a specialized larval feeding stage that usually occupies a different ecological niche to the adult and so does not compete for the adult's food stock. Other chapters... more...

  • Endocrinology IIby G. A. Kerkut

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 93.95

    Endocrinology II concerns the actions of hormones in insects, complementing Volume 7 which is concerned with the production and chemistry of insect hormones. While the preceding volume is directed mainly towards the insect endocrinologist, this volume has much of intrinsic interest to the general physiologist. It deals with the regulation of metabolism,... more...

  • Insect Antifeedantsby Opender Koul

    CRC Press 2004; US$ 265.00

    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...