Ecological and economic entomology : a global synthesis / B.E. Freeman
- Freeman, Brian E.
- Wallingford ; Boston, MA : CABI, 
- Physical Description:
- 1 Online-Ressource (viii, 695 Seiten) : Illustrationen
- General introduction : the importance of insects -- Climate and an introduction to plant pest -- The pests of roots, tubers, and sown seed -- The pests of plant stems -- Pests of foliage -- The insect pests of flowers and fruits -- Medical and veterinary pests -- Beneficial insects -- The principles of insect autecology 1 : some key concepts -- The principles of insect autecology 2 : innate attributes and environmental factors -- The dynamics of insect numbers 1 : history, classical -- The dynamics of insect numbers 2 : pattern and process -- Applied ecology and methods of control.
"The book is a comprehensive treatise on the ecology and control of insects as they affect human society. After a brief outline of insect structure, classification and importance, which is written with beginning students in mind, we examine geographical and landscape aspects of the distribution of terrestrial plants and the defences they marshal against herbivorous insects"
- Includes bibliographical references and index.
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