Entomology and Pest Management

ISBN-10: 0135132959

ISBN-13: 9780135132951

Edition: 6th 2009

List price: $155.60
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Completely updated in a new edition, this book remains ideal for anbsp;reader with little or no background in entomology and those who cannot spend the time to take both a general entomology course and an applied course. Thisnbsp;combines, in a single volume, general principles of entomology and modern principles of insect pest management, including factual details and specific examples.Features up-to-date coverage on environmentally sound insecticides; the Transgenic plant controversy; Pest management systems; Newly released and recently discontinued products and updated insecticides; Current government regulations and labeling of microbial pesticides, plant pesticides and biochemical pesticides; and Developments in genetic engineering and plant bio technology.For those with little or no background in entomology who want a comprehensive resource of both general entomology and applied aspects.
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Book details

List price: $155.60
Edition: 6th
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 6/27/2008
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 816
Size: 8.25" wide x 10.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 3.740
Language: English

Introduction
Insect Structures and Life Processes
Insect Classification
The Insect Life Cycle
Insect Ecology
Surveillance and Sampling
Economic Decision Levels for Pest Populations
Pest Management Theory
Management with Natural Enemies and Other Biological Agents
Ecological Management of the Crop Environment
Conventional Insecticides for Management
Biopesticides for Management
Managing Insects with Resistant Plants
Management by Modifying Insect Development and Behavior
Sterile-Insect Technique and Other Pest Genetic Tactics
The Practice of Insect Pest Management
Managing Ecological Backlash
Insect Pest Management Case Histories
Key to the Orders of Hexapoda
List of Some Insects and Related Species Alphabetized by Common Name
World Wide Web Sites of Entomological Resources
Glossary
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