Invertebrate Conservation and Agricultural Ecosystems

Invertebrate Conservation and Agricultural Ecosystems

by T. R. New
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0521825032

ISBN-13: 9780521825030

Pub. Date: 05/31/2005

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.

Overview

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521825030
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
05/31/2005
Series:
Ecology, Biodiversity and Conservation Series
Pages:
368
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.91(d)

Table of Contents

1. 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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