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Ecology of Insects: Concepts and Applications / Edition 2
     

Ecology of Insects: Concepts and Applications / Edition 2

by Martin R. Speight, Mark D. Hunter, Allan D. Watt
 

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ISBN-10: 1405131144

ISBN-13: 9781405131148

Pub. Date: 09/02/2008

Publisher: Wiley

Fully revised and updated to include new topical study areas, the second edition of the successful text the Ecology of Insects provides a balanced treatment of the theory and practice of pure and applied insect ecology.

  • Includes new topical areas of insect ecology and provides greater coverage of physiological, genetic, molecular, and

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Fully revised and updated to include new topical study areas, the second edition of the successful text the Ecology of Insects provides a balanced treatment of the theory and practice of pure and applied insect ecology.

  • Includes new topical areas of insect ecology and provides greater coverage of physiological, genetic, molecular, and ecosystem aspects of insect ecology
  • Concepts include the foundations of evolutionary ecology and population dynamics in ecosystem science as they are applied to topics such as climate change, conservation and biodiversity, epidemiology and pest management
  • Fully updated and revised throughout, this new edition refers to primary literature and real world examples.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781405131148
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
09/02/2008
Edition description:
Revised
Pages:
640
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 9.70(h) x 1.30(d)

Table of Contents

Preface.

1. An Overview of Insect Ecology.

2. Insects and Climate.

3. Insect Herbivores.

4. Resource Limitation.

5. Natural Enemies and Insect Population Dynamics.

6. Evolutionary Ecology.

7. Physiological Ecology.

8. Insects in Ecosystems.

9. Biodiversity.

10. Insect Conservation.

11. Insects and Diseases.

12. Insect Pest Management.

References.

Index

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