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Cover for Stored product pests.

This chapter describes some common stored product pests, i.e. the rice weevil (Sitophilus oryzae and S. granarius), sawtoothed grain beetle (Oryzaephilus surinamensis), red flour beetle (Tribolium castaneum) and confused flour beetle (Tribolium confusum), cigarette or tobacco beetle (Lasioderma...

Author(s)
Dhang, P.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786395146)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Climate change and urban human health.

This chapter focuses on how to use research to build a resilient city facing the hazards posed by climate change. It takes into account all the interrelationships between climate and pests in cities. It presents an overview of the scientific knowledge on urban health outcomes and their...

Author(s)
Barata, M. M. de L.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645377)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Climate change impacts on urban pests.

This book reviews the influence of climate change on urban and public pests such as mosquitoes, flies, ticks, and wood pests (such as termites), with respect to population, distribution, disease, damage and control. Consisting of 13 chapters, the book systematically addresses how the impact of...

Author(s)
Dhang, P.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645377)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Climate change and urban pest management.

This chapter presents a general review on how climate change could affect the population dynamics, distribution, density and diversity of urban pests, as well as their management. Particular focus is given on mosquitoes, flies, termites, ants, ticks, and cockroaches. Temperature, the primary...

Author(s)
Dhang, P.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645377)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Survival of Formosan subterranean termite colonies during periods of flooding.

The Formosan subterranean termite, Coptotermes formosanus, is an invasive pest in USA and has become successfully established in areas of the south-eastern USA and Hawaii. Immediately after the Hurricane Katrina flooding in New Orleans, Louisiana in August 2005, the question of subterranean termite ...

Author(s)
Cottone, C.; Su NanYao
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645377)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Urban insect pests: sustainable management strategies.

This book, inclusive of 15 chapters, focuses on current control strategies and approaches to urban insect pest management. Control methods for bedbugs, urban mosquitoes, filth flies, cockroaches, fleas, ants, subterranean termites, drywood termites and timber pest beetles are described. Concepts in ...

Author(s)
Dhang, P.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642758)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Urban insect pests: sustainable management strategies.

This chapter provides an overview on current trends in urban pest control, including aspects of prevalent trade, sustainable pest control, pest control tools, and green pest control.

Author(s)
Dhang, P.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642758)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Plants with pest control properties against urban pests.

This chapter aims to to provide information on plants and natural products (including essential oils) with pest control properties that often interest customers. Tabulated lists of plants with anti-insect properties, particularly against household and public pests, are given.

Author(s)
Dhang, P.; Sanjayan, K. P.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642758)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Urban pest management: an environmental perspective.

This book, containing 15 chapters, aims to highlight approaches to urban pest (including mosquitoes and termites) prevention and control by the judicious use of pesticides. It discusses key strategies for minimizing pesticide use without compromising quality of pest control; foremost among these...

Author(s)
Dhang, P.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938031)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Introduction.

The resettlement of humans on earth has never taken place as rapidly as it is doing now. As little as 1% of the earth's total land mass is used as urban centres (cities) and these cities, astoundingly, carry 50% of the world's population. Urban centres are extremely well suited to a group of...

Author(s)
Dhang, P.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938031)
Type
Book chapter

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