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Cover for 4 restoration biology and habitat management.

This chapter contains questions about habitat management, the restoration of lost and damaged habitats, captive breeding and the reintroduction of species to their natural habitats. The questions are arranged by topic and divided into three levels: foundation, intermediate and advanced.

Author(s)
Rees, P. A.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789248494)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The space frame for butterfly biology systems.

This chapter focuses on the importance of the space frame in butterfly biology systems. The key roles of statistical analyses based on characteristics of samples of objects in organism spatial studies are discussed. The influence of the habitat, i.e. geology, soils, landforms, other biota and...

Author(s)
Dennis, R. L. H.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243574)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Habitat: the context for individuals and populations.

This chapter identifies the natural settings or sites of species, which are usually referred to as a 'habitat', where traits are first often observed in species and the species thought worthy of study as model taxa. the issues involving 'habitat' are explored and the more useful species-specific...

Author(s)
Dennis, R. L. H.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243574)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Landscape descriptors and insect conservation dynamics.

This chapter provides information on some landscape descriptors useful for describing aspects of landscapes for insect conservation action, such as size distribution of patches, connectivity, perimeter-area ratio, boundary form, patch orientation, contrast and context. The interrelationship between ...

Author(s)
Samways, M. J.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241686)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Species-level operational scale in insect conservation.

This chapter focuses on the 3 operational scales for practical insect conservation. These are the landscape, features on the landscape and species, with all 3 also taking into account the toposcape at various spatial scales. The need to use both landscapes (including features) and species together...

Author(s)
Samways, M. J.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241686)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Restoration of insect habitats.

This chapter focuses on the importance of restoring insect diversity by providing a wide range of habitats aiming to bring back a functional and compositional semblance of the historic state of a certain area. The effects of various restoration approaches, efforts and treatments in restoring insect ...

Author(s)
Samways, M. J.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241686)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Introduction.

This chapter focuses on the taxonomy, evolution, species diversity and habitats of the Iranian Chalcidoidea (Insecta: Hymenoptera). The importance of Chalcidoidea as parasitoids of various insect pests and as pollinators are also highlighted.

Author(s)
Ghahari, H.; Gibson, G. A. P.; Viggiani, G.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789248463)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Family Aphelinidae Thomson, 1876.

This chapter focuses on the taxonomy, evolution, morphological characteristics, ecological importance, habitats and geographical distribution of members of the hymenopteran family Aphelinidae. A checklist on Iranian Aphelinidae is also provided.

Author(s)
Viggiani, G.; Hayat, M.; Ghahari, H.; Abd-Rabou, S.; Huang Jian
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789248463)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Common Starling (<i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Sturnus vulgaris</i> Linnaeus, 1758).

This chapter describes the terminology, nomenclature, morphology, geographical distribution, diet, physiology, reproduction, behaviour, ecology, habitats, invasion patterns, environmental impact, control and human use of the common starling (Sturnus vulgaris).

Author(s)
Craig, A. J. F. K.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242065)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Common Myna (<i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Acridotheres tristis</i> Linnaeus, 1766).

This chapter describes the common terminologies, taxonomy, morphology, geographical distribution, physiology, diet, behaviour, reproduction, habitats, ecology, invasion pathways, environmental impact, control and human use of the common myna (Acridotheres tristis).

Author(s)
Hart, L. A.; Rogers, A. M.; Rensburg, B. J. van
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242065)
Type
Book chapter

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