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Ecological and economic entomology: a global synthesis.

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Chapter 5 (Page no: 88)

The pests of leaves.

This chapter contains example of pests species feeding on leaves. Leaf pests comprise a big section of biters, either munchers or miners, and a small section of suckers that are mainly apical and use their sophisticated mouthparts to tap into the plant's vascular system.

Other chapters from this book

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: 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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