Understanding and Controlling the German Cockroach

Understanding and Controlling the German Cockroach

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The German cockroach is considered to be the most significant insect pest of homes in many countries of the world. This book provides updated information about the biology and behaviour of this pest including taxonomy and distribution, morphology, and genetics. Effective strategies and the use of technology to control the pest are considered. There are more than 1,200 cited references which make this a comprehensive reference book.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 447 pages
  • 156 x 233.9 x 26.9mm | 807.41g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • New.
  • halftones, line figures and tables throughout
  • 019506495X
  • 9780195064957
  • 2,058,405

Review quote

"This excellent book will likely become a pest control classic." --IPM Practitioner"A useful resource, recommended especially for libraries that serve workers in entomology, public health, and pest management." --Choice "This excellent book will likely become a pest control classic." --IPM Practitioner"A useful resource, recommended especially for libraries that serve workers in entomology, public health, and pest management." --Choice "This excellent book will likely become a pest control classic." --IPM Practitioner "A useful resource, recommended especially for libraries that serve workers in entomology, public health, and pest management." --Choice "This excellent book will likely become a pest control classic." --IPM Practitioner "A useful resource, recommended especially for libraries that serve workers in entomology, public health, and pest management." --Choice "This excellent book will likely become a pest control classic." --IPM Practitioner"A useful resource, recommended especially for libraries that serve workers in entomology, public health, and pest management." --Choiceshow more

Table of contents

Preface ; 1. Blatella and related species ; 2. Biology ; 3. Behavior ; 4. Medical and economic significance ; 5. Detection and monitoring ; 6. Conventional insecticides ; 7. Factors affecting control wth insecticides ; 8. Insecticide resistance ; 9. Inorganic insecticides and dusts ; 10. Baits and baiting ; 11. Insect growth regulators ; 12. Alternate control strategies ; 13. Chemical systems approach to pest control ; 14. Integrated pest management: An operational viewshow more