Invertebrate Conservation and Agricultural Ecosystemsby T. R. New
Pub. Date: 10/15/2004
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
This book serves as an introduction to invertebrate conservation biology for agriculturists and to crop protection for conservation biologists. Demonstrating how the two disparate fields may interact for greater collective benefit, it draws on recent literature to reveal how invertebrate conservation in highly altered landscapes may be promoted and enhanced.
Table of Contents1. Introduction: agricultural ecosystems and conservation; 2. Agriculture and biodiversity: the place of invertebrates; 3. Agriculture: effects on invertebrate diversity and conservation; 4. Agricultural disturbances: diversity and effects on invertebrates; 5. Biological control and invertebrate conservation; 6. Cultural aspects of pest management; 7. Extending beyond cropping areas; 8. Field margins and landscape ecology; 9. Pasture management and conservation; 10. Toward more holistic management for invertebrates; References; Index.
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