Entomology and Pest Management

Entomology and Pest Management

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For introductory courses in Applied Entomology, Insect Pest Management, and Economic Entomology.Ideal for students with little or no background in entomology--and those who cannot spend the time to take both a general entomology course and an applied course--this text combines, in a single volume--general principles of entomology and modern principles of insect pest management--including factual details and specific examples.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 742 pages
  • 195.58 x 251.46 x 33.02mm | 1,632.92g
  • Pearson Education Limited
  • Prentice-Hall
  • Harlow, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised
  • 4th Revised edition
  • 0130195677
  • 9780130195678

Table of contents

1. Introduction. 2. Insect Structures and Life Processes. 3. Insect Classification. 4. The Insect Life Cycle. 5. Insect Ecology. 6. Surveillance and Sampling. 7. Economic Decision Levels for Pest Populations. 8. Pest Management Theory. 9. Management with Natural Enemies and Other Biological Agents. 10. Ecological Management of the Crop Environment. 11. Conventional Insecticides for Management. 12. Managing Insects with Resistant Plants. 13. Management by Modifying Insect Development and Behavior. 14. Sterile-Insect Technique and Other Pest Genetic Tactics. 15. The Practice of Insect Pest Management. 16. Managing Ecological Backlash. 17. Insect Pest Management Case Histories. Appendix 1: Key to the Orders of Insecta. Appendix 2: List of Some Insects and Related Species Alphabetized by Common Name. Appendix 3: List of Some Insecticides by Common and Registered Trade Name. Appendix 4: World Wide Web Sites of Entomological Resources. Glossary. Index.show more

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