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A Textbook of Agricultural Entomology / Edition 1
     

A Textbook of Agricultural Entomology / Edition 1

by David V. Alford, Alford
 

ISBN-10: 063205297X

ISBN-13: 9780632052974

Pub. Date: 10/12/1999

Publisher: Wiley

A full understanding of the biology and life histories of pest species is vital for all those involved in crop production and crop protection. This important new title provides comprehensive coverage of major insect and mite pest species, primarily in Northern Europe. Textbook of Agricultural Entomology is broadly divided into two parts. The first part

Overview

A full understanding of the biology and life histories of pest species is vital for all those involved in crop production and crop protection. This important new title provides comprehensive coverage of major insect and mite pest species, primarily in Northern Europe. Textbook of Agricultural Entomology is broadly divided into two parts. The first part covers the external and internal features of the major insect and mite pest families, while the second part provides detailed descriptions of major pest species including information on life history stages (vital information when considering control methods) and the crops which these species attack.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780632052974
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
10/12/1999
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
7.38(w) x 9.64(h) x 0.81(d)

Table of Contents

Part I: The Main Groups of Insects and Mites; Part II: Pests of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops; Small insect orders; Order Hemiptera (true bugs); Order Coleoptera (beetles); Order Diptera (true flies); Order Lepidoptera (butterflies and moths); Order Hymenoptera (ants, bees, sawflies, wasps etc); Mites; List of host plants cited in the text under their common name; List of host plants cited in the text under their scientific name; Glossary; Selected bibliography; Index of host plants; General index

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