Insect Predator-Prey Dynamics: Ladybird Beetles and Biological Control

Insect Predator-Prey Dynamics: Ladybird Beetles and Biological Control

by A. F. G. Dixon
     
 

Investigates predator-prey dynamics of ladybird beetles, and the implications for biological control.See more details below

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Investigates predator-prey dynamics of ladybird beetles, and the implications for biological control.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521622035
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
06/28/2000
Pages:
268
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.75(d)

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Table of Contents

Preface; 1. Introduction; 2. Basic biology and structure; 3. Body size; 4. Slow-fast continuum in life history parameters; 5. Foraging behaviour; 6. Cannibalism; 7. Theory of predator-prey interactions; 8. Intraguild predation; 9. Biological control; 10. Epilogue; 11. References; Taxonomic index; Subject index.

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