Insects are major pests of both natural and plantation forests in the tropics. This book is the first to provide a broad-based, international review of this subject at a level suitable for advanced students and practitioners. It describes the ecology and biology of the insects with special reference to the economic damage they cause to trees.
|Publisher:||CAB International North America|
|Edition description:||Second Edition|
|Product dimensions:||6.70(w) x 9.50(h) x 0.90(d)|
About the Author
F. Ross Wylie works in the Queensland Government, Australia.
Martin R. Speight is in the Zoology Department, University of Oxford and St. Anne's College, Oxford.
Table of Contents
1. Tropical Forests2. Tropical Forests and Insect Biodiversity3. Abiotic & Biotic Effects4. Insect/Host Tree Interactions5. Tropical Forest Pests: Ecology, Biology and Impact6. Management systems I: Planning stage7. Management Systems II: Nursery Stage8. Management Systems III: Plantation Stage9. Management Systems IV: Forest Health Surveillance, Invasive Species and Quarantine10. Integrated Pest Management (IPM)