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- Springer Singapore 2017; US$ 201.68
This book is a compilation of writings focused on conventional and unconventional insect products. Some of these products are commercials successes, while others are waiting to be launched and are the potential produce of the future. In addition to the well known products honey, mulberry silk, and lac, the book primarily concentrates on silk producing... more...
- Pelagic Publishing 2017; US$ 15.99
Journey through the digestive systems of humans, farm and wild animals, and meet some of nature?s ultimate recyclers as they eat, breed in and compete for dung. The fall of bodily waste onto the ground is the start of a race against the clock as a multitude of dung-feeders and scavengers consume this rich food source. From the enigmatic dung-rolling... more...
- OUP Oxford 2017; US$ 97.99
This is the first thorough and accessible treatment of the scientific literature on the ecology, genetics, and adaptive radiation of Heliconius butterflies: a classic model system in evolutionary biology. more...
- Wiley 2017; US$ 247.50 US$ 214.50
Handbook of Major Palm Pests: Biology and Management contains the most comprehensive and up-to-date information on the red palm weevil and the palm borer moth, two newly emergent invasive palm pests which are adversely affecting palm trees around the world. It provides state-of-the-art scientific information on the ecology, biology, and management... more...
- CRC Press 2017; US$ 159.95
There are more than 36,000 described species in the family Cerambycidae in the world. With the significant increase of international trade in the recent decades, many cerambycid species have become major plant pests outside their natural distribution range, causing serious environmental problems at great cost. Cerambycid pests of field, vine,... more...
- CRC Press 2016; US$ 169.95
The first book on entomophagy written in this manner, Edible Insects of the World is an enumeration of 2,141 species of edible insects. For the reader?s convenience, insect names are arranged much like a dictionary, first by taxonomic group and then by country. In addition to taxonomic and location information, entries contain applicable details... more...
- Springer Singapore 2016; US$ 159.22
Acarology - the study of mites and ticks, is a subdiscipline of Zoology, and is many times considered in the field of Entomology (the study of insects). Mites and ticks are distributed throughout the world and inhabit almost every ecosystem (both terrestrial and aquatic) including grassland soils. More than 55,000 species of mites and... more...
- Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 127.37
This book surveys attachment structures and adhesive secretions occurring in this class of animals and discusses the relationships between structure, properties, and function in the context of evolutionary trends, and biomimetic potential. Topics comprise mechanical attachment devices, such as clamps, claws, hooks, spines and wraps, as well as hairy... more...
- Wiley 2016; US$ 115.00 US$ 99.67
Fruit Fly Research and Development in Africa - Towards a Sustainable Management Strategy to Improve HorticultureSpringer International Publishing 2016; US$ 243.09
Horticultural sector presents many opportunities for economic development and improving livelihood of growers but several factors constrain production and limit the potential for trade of fruits and vegetables. Tephritid fruit flies constitute a major constraint. They cause enormous losses through direct feeding damage and loss of market opportunities... more...