9780135132951

Entomology and Pest Management

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  • ISBN13:

    9780135132951

  • ISBN10:

    0135132959

  • Edition: 6th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 6/27/2008
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
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Summary

"This best-selling text emphasizes both theory and practice, and is appropriate for both undergraduate and beginning graduate students. Entomology and Pest Management has been revised to reflect advances in the theory and technology of pest management."--BOOK JACKET.

Table of Contents

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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