Urban Insects and Arachnids: A Handbook of Urban Entomology

Urban Insects and Arachnids: A Handbook of Urban Entomology

by William H. Robinson
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521812534

ISBN-13: 9780521812535

Pub. Date: 05/31/2005

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

The rise of biological control techniques and integrated pest management (IPM), and their successful application in agricultural systems, has attracted many entomologists to attempt the crossover of these methods into household and industrial environments. Covering all the major groups of insects and other arthropods considered urban pests, this reference provides

Overview

The rise of biological control techniques and integrated pest management (IPM), and their successful application in agricultural systems, has attracted many entomologists to attempt the crossover of these methods into household and industrial environments. Covering all the major groups of insects and other arthropods considered urban pests, this reference provides the reader with an up-to-date and comprehensive review of basic biology, behavior, distribution and, most importantly, control methodology.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521812535
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
05/31/2005
Pages:
480
Product dimensions:
8.62(w) x 10.87(h) x 1.06(d)

Table of Contents

Part I. Urban Entomology: 1. Introduction; 2. Urban ecosystem; 3. Pest status and control; Part II. Insects in the Urban Environment: 4. Blattaria; 5. Coleoptera; 6. Collembola, Dermaptera; 7. Diptera, Ephemeroptera; 8. Hemiptera, Homoptera; 9. Hymenoptera; 10. Isoptera; 11. Lepidoptera; 12. Mantodea, Neuroptera; 13. Orthptera, Phasmatodea; 14. Phthiraptera; 15. Plecoptera, Psocoptera; 16. Siphonaptera; 17. Thysanoptera, Thysanura, Trichoptera; Part III. Other Arthropods in the Urban Environment: 18. Arthropods.

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