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- 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...
- Elsevier Science 1991; 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...
- I.B.Tauris 2007; US$ 29.99
Before Darwin, before Humboldt, before Gilbert White, there was Merian. An artist turned naturalist, Maria Sibylla Merian sailed from Europe to the New World on an expedition to study metamorphosis. It was an unheard-of journey for any naturalist at that time, much less a woman. When she returned she produced a book that secured her reputation but... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...