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Ecological and economic entomology: a global synthesis.

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Chapter 13 (Page no: 494)

Applied ecology and methods of control.

This chapter provides information on the general ecology of insect pests, various methods of pest control and their efficacy and target pests and the benefits of integrated pest management in various cropping systems. Some pests relevant to the medical and veterinary entomology fields are presented and some economic aspects of pest control are highlighted.

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: 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.