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Botanical Pesticides in Agriculture

by Anand Prakash & Jagadiswari Rao

<p>Due to the prohibitive cost of synthetic pesticides and the problems of environmental pollution caused by continuous use of these chemicals, there is a renewed interest in the use of botanicals for crop protection. Agricultural entomologists,

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Carrion Ecology, Evolution, and Their Applications

by Benbow, M. Eric

<P>Decomposition and recycling of vertebrate remains have been understudied, hampered largely due to these processes being aesthetically challenging (e.g., smell and sight). Technological innovations have provided the means to explore new and ...

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Chemical Ecology of Insects

Applications and Associations with Plants and Microbes

by Jun Tabata

<p>Insects have evolved very unique and interesting tactics using chemical signals to survive. Chemical ecology illustrates the working of the biological network by means of chemical analyses. Recent advances in analytical technology have opened

ISBN: 9781351230865

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Coevolution of Life on Hosts

Integrating Ecology and History

by Dale H. Clayton, Sarah E. Bush & Kevin P. Johnson

<p>For most, the mere mention of lice forces an immediate hand to the head and recollection of childhood experiences with nits, medicated shampoos, and traumatic haircuts. But for a certain breed of biologist, lice make for fascinating ...

ISBN: 9780226302300

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Concise Illustrated Dictionary of Biocontrol Terms

by Gouli, Vladimir V.

<p>The <i>Concise Illustrated Dictionary of Biocontrol Terms</i> includes basic terminology related to the biological control of pests, together with state-of-the-art scientific and practical terms, for expedient comprehension and analysis of ...

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Diseases Of Nematodes

Volume I

by George O Poinar

<p>The present work deals with the diseases of nematodes. Although the term disease implies a pathological condition brought about by an infectious agent, a broader concept is used here.</p> ...

ISBN: 9781351088367

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Dung Beetles

and a Cowman's Profits

by Charles Walters

<p>Dung beetles have always been nature’s greatest recyclers — in a way, they were the first organic farmers. They were also the first casualties of industrial farming. As farmers rediscover the many benefits of grass-based livestock production,

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Earthworm Ecology

by Edwards, Clive A.

Since the publication of the highly-successful first edition of Earthworm Ecology, there were two international symposia and an increased number of publications on the subject, demanding a revision of the book that addresses the most rapidly ...

ISBN: 9781420039719

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Easy Evolution ; for Christians, Creationists and Evolutionists

by Frank W Watkinson

<p>They say a theory is good as long as it holds. The crickity old legs of the 'Theorum of Evoluthum' cannot hold it up anymore.<br /> Easy Evolution is so simple you will think you already know that.</p> ...

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Ecology and Behaviour of the Ladybird Beetles (Coccinellidae)

by Ivo Hodek, A. Honek & Helmut F. van Emden

<p>Ladybirds are probably the best known predators of aphids and coccids in the world, though this greatly underestimates the diversity of their biology. Maximising their impact on their prey is an important element in modern conservation ...

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Ecology of Invertebrate Diseases

by David I. Shapiro-Ilan & Ann E. Hajek

<p>A rapidly growing interdisciplinary field, disease ecology merges key ideas from ecology, medicine, genetics, immunology, and epidemiology to study how hosts and pathogens interact in populations, communities, and entire ecosystems. Bringing ...

ISBN: 9781119256069

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Edible Insects of the World

by Jun Mitsuhashi

<p>The first book on entomophagy written in this manner, <strong>Edible Insects of the World</strong> is an enumeration of 2,141 species of edible insects. For the reader’s convenience, insect names are arranged much like a dictionary, first by ...

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Encyclopaedia of Fruit Flies

by Tamoghna Saha & Nithya Chandran

The book Encyclopaedia of Fruit Flies covers different pest species of economic importance of world and presented alphabetically with latest taxonomic status. In addition to major genera of economically important fruit flies viz., Anastrepha, ...

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Entomopathogenic Nematodes in Biological Control

by Randy Gaugler

<p>The editors of this book, who are world renown for their creativity with entomopathogenic nematodes, have assembled the foremost authorities from four continents to contribute on basic and applied concepts. The authors have taken advantage of

ISBN: 9781351088640

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Focus On Phytochemical Pesticides

by Martin Jacobson

<p>First published in 1989. Presents research and findings from a series of conferences in the 1980s on the use of plants in pesticides for insect control.</p> ...

ISBN: 9781351088954

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Food Exploitation By Social Insects: Ecological, Behavioral, and Theoretical Approaches

by Jarau, Stefan

<P>Omnipresent in virtually all terrestrial ecosystems and of undisputed ecological and economical importance, the study of social insects is an area that continues to attract a vast number of researchers. As a consequence, a huge amount of ...

ISBN: 9781420075618

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Forensic Entomology: International Dimensions and Frontiers

by Tomberlin, Jeffery Keith

<P>The use of forensic entomology has become established as a global science. Recent efforts in the field bridge multiple disciplines including, but not limited to, microbiology, chemistry, genetics, and systematics as well as ecology and ...

ISBN: 9781466572416

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Forensic Entomology: The Utility of Arthropods in Legal Investigations, Second Edition

by Byrd, Jason H.

<P>The first edition of <STRONG>Forensic Entomology: The Utility of Arthropods in Legal Investigations </STRONG>broke ground on all levels, from the caliber of information provided to the inclusion of copious color photographs. With over 100 ...

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Forest Entomology

A Global Perspective

by William Ciesla

<p>Insects are the most abundant and diverse organisms that inhabit our planet and are found in all the world’s forest ecosystems.  Many feed and/or breed on parts of trees.  Some perform important functions, such as pollination or break-down of

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Forest Insect Population Dynamics, Outbreaks, And Global Warming Effects

by A. S. Isaev, O. V. Tarasova, E. N. Palnikova & others

<p>Research in insect population dynamics is important for more reasons than just protecting forest communities. Insect populations are among the main ecological units included in the analysis of stability of ecological systems. Moreover, it is ...

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