Insects and the Life of Man: Collected Essays on Pure Science and Applied Biology

Insects and the Life of Man: Collected Essays on Pure Science and Applied Biology

by V.B. Wigglesworth

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780412147302
Publisher: Springer US
Publication date: 11/25/1976
Pages: 218
Product dimensions: 5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.02(d)

Table of Contents

1 Introduction.- 2 Insects and Human Affairs.- 3 DDT and the Balance of Nature.- 4 Science, Pure and Applied.- 5 The Science and Practice of Entomology.- 6 Insects and the Farmer.- 7 The Fauna of the Orchard.- 8 Malaria in Ceylon.- 9 Malaria in War.- 10 The Insect as a Medium for the Study of Physiology.- 11 The Contributions of Sir John Lubbock (Lord Avebury) to Insect Physiology.- 12 Fifty Years of Insect Physiology.- 13 The Epidermal Cell.- 14 Preformation and Insect Development.- 15 Experimental Biology, Pure and Applied.- 16 Wordsworth and Science.- 17 The Religion of Science.

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