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The handbook of mites of economic plants: identification, bio-ecology and control.

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This book contains 23 chapters divided into 2 parts. The first part focuses on mite taxonomy, external and internal morphology, fundamental aspects of mite bio-ecology, mite collection and laboratory studies, damage caused by mites, the means and the strategies of mite control and the history of economic acarology. The second part focuses on the fundamental aspects of the morphology, bio-ecology a...

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Chapter 10 (Page no: 145)

Brief history of the main published works on the mites of economic plants.

This chapter focuses on the main works on economic acarology and the importance of basic knowledge in the intervention that is applied is highlighted by references that are included on systematic and taxonomic aspects. The discussion is arranged by geographic area, i.e. the Mediterranean region includes the North African countries, the Middle East, Turkey and Cyprus and the northern Mediterranean countries are included in the section on Europe.

Other chapters from this book

Chapter: 1 (Page no: 3) Introduction to the Acari. Author(s): Vacante, V.
Chapter: 2 (Page no: 6) External morphology. Author(s): Vacante, V.
Chapter: 3 (Page no: 27) Internal morphology. Author(s): Vacante, V.
Chapter: 4 (Page no: 32) Biology. Author(s): Vacante, V.
Chapter: 5 (Page no: 37) Ecology. Author(s): Vacante, V.
Chapter: 6 (Page no: 85) Collecting and detecting, preserving, preparing and rearing. Author(s): Vacante, V.
Chapter: 7 (Page no: 94) Mites and plant damage. Author(s): Vacante, V.
Chapter: 8 (Page no: 116) Mites as biocontrol agents of weeds. Author(s): Vacante, V.
Chapter: 9 (Page no: 119) Control. Author(s): Vacante, V.
Chapter: 11 (Page no: 152) Classification of and key for the identification of major taxa. Author(s): Vacante, V.
Chapter: 12 (Page no: 159) The family Histiostomatidae Berlese. Author(s): Vacante, V.
Chapter: 13 (Page no: 167) The family Acaridae Latreille. Author(s): Vacante, V.
Chapter: 14 (Page no: 197) The family Erythraeidae Robineau-Desvoidy. Author(s): Vacante, V.
Chapter: 15 (Page no: 201) The family Penthaleidae Oudemans. Author(s): Vacante, V.
Chapter: 16 (Page no: 214) The family Eriophyidae Nalepa. Author(s): Vacante, V.
Chapter: 17 (Page no: 391) The family Phytoptidae Murray. Author(s): Vacante, V.
Chapter: 18 (Page no: 414) The family Diptilomiopidae Keifer. Author(s): Vacante, V.
Chapter: 19 (Page no: 421) The family Tuckerellidae Baker et Pritchard. Author(s): Vacante, V.
Chapter: 20 (Page no: 426) The family Tetranychidae Donnadieu. Author(s): Vacante, V.
Chapter: 21 (Page no: 611) The family Tenuipalpidae Berlese. Author(s): Vacante, V.
Chapter: 22 (Page no: 641) The family Tarsonemidae Canestrini et Fanzago. Author(s): Vacante, V.
Chapter: 23 (Page no: 671) Minor families. Author(s): Vacante, V.

Chapter details

  • Author Affiliation
  • Mediterranean University of Reggio Calabria, Salita Melissari, 89124 Reggio Calabria RC, Italy.
  • Year of Publication
  • 2016
  • ISBN
  • 9781845939946
  • Record Number
  • 20153443366