Urban Entomology: Insect and mite pests in the human environment / Edition 1

Urban Entomology: Insect and mite pests in the human environment / Edition 1

by William Robinson
     
 

ISBN-10: 0412607506

ISBN-13: 9780412607509

Pub. Date: 09/30/1996

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

This is a comprehensive textbook covering all aspects of entomology in the human environment. There is particular emphasis on control and biology of pests. The book provides students of entomology with a clear theoretical and practical foundation in household and structural insect pests.;This book should be of interest to senior undergraduates and masters students

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This is a comprehensive textbook covering all aspects of entomology in the human environment. There is particular emphasis on control and biology of pests. The book provides students of entomology with a clear theoretical and practical foundation in household and structural insect pests.;This book should be of interest to senior undergraduates and masters students in entomology; pest control workers; researchers in the pesticide industry.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780412607509
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
09/30/1996
Edition description:
Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1996
Pages:
448
Sales rank:
1,188,356
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.91(d)

Table of Contents

1 Introduction to Urban entomology. 2 Early humans and first encounters with insect pests. 3 Caves, villages and organized agriculture. 4 Early cities and urban environments. 5 Pest status of insects in the human environment. 6 The human environment and biocoenoses. 7 Insect control in the human environment. 8 Insect and mite pests in the human environment. 9 Cockroaches. 10 Fleas, lice and mites. 11 Spiders and bugs. 12 Flour and fabric pests. 13 Ants. 14 Flies. 15 Stinging hymenoptera. 16 Termites. 17 Wood-infesting beetles.

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