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Ecological and economic entomology: a global synthesis.

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Chapter 2 (Page no: 16)

An introduction to plant pests.

Before starting to classify plant pests, this chapter looks briefly at classification in general to provide some insights. Then, the physical drivers and the global distribution of plant associations are discussed. The classification of plant pests, including the ecological method of classification, is explained. The herbivorous insect groups and the plants they eat are described, as well as their physical and chemical defences.

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Chapter: 1 (Page no: 1) General introduction. 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.

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