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Ecological and economic entomology: a global synthesis.

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Description

This book contains 13 chapters focusing on the ecology and control of insects as they affect human society. A brief outline of the insect structure, classification and importance is presented and the various geographical and landscape aspects of the distribution of terrestrial plants and the defences they marshal against herbivorous insects are discussed.

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Book Chapters

Chapter: 1 (Page no: 1) General introduction. Author(s): Freeman, B. E.
Chapter: 2 (Page no: 16) An introduction to plant pests. Author(s): Freeman, B. E.
Chapter: 3 (Page no: 44) The pests of roots, tubers and sown seed. Author(s): Freeman, B. E.
Chapter: 4 (Page no: 64) The pests of plant stems. Author(s): Freeman, B. E.
Chapter: 5 (Page no: 88) The pests of leaves. Author(s): Freeman, B. E.
Chapter: 6 (Page no: 144) The insect pests of flowers and fruits. Author(s): Freeman, B. E.
Chapter: 7 (Page no: 174) Medical and veterinary pests. Author(s): Freeman, B. E.
Chapter: 8 (Page no: 219) Beneficial insects. Author(s): Freeman, B. E.
Chapter: 9 (Page no: 267) The principles of insect autecology 1: some key concepts. Author(s): Freeman, B. E.
Chapter: 10 (Page no: 306) The principles of insects autecology 2: innate attributes and environmental factors. Author(s): Freeman, B. E.
Chapter: 11 (Page no: 395) The dynamics of insect numbers 1: history, classical theories, time series, life tables, models. Author(s): Freeman, B. E.
Chapter: 12 (Page no: 448) The dynamics of insect numbers 2: pattern and process. Author(s): Freeman, B. E.
Chapter: 13 (Page no: 494) Applied ecology and methods of control. Author(s): Freeman, B. E.

Book details

  • Year of Publication
  • 2020
  • ISBN
  • 9781789241181
  • Record Number
  • 20203523722