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Ecological Entomology

By: Carl Barton Huffaker and Andrew Paul Gutierrez

756 pages, Illus

John Wiley & Sons

Hardback | Dec 1998 | Edition: 2 | #85675 | ISBN: 047124483X
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Entirely rewritten by new authors, this second edition of a classic work in entomology discusses the application of ecology to insect pest management.


Introduction to Ecological Entromology (C. Huffaker, et al.).; The Concept of the Ecosystem (P. Price).; BASIC BIOLOGICAL AND ECOLOGICAL ADAPTATIONS, PROPERTIES, BEHAVIORS, AND PROCESSES.; Growth and Development of Insects (H. Gordon).; The Food of Insects (R. Barbehenn, et al.).; Reproduction in Insects (F. Engelmann).; Adaptations to Hazardous Seasonal Conditions: Dormancy, Migration, and Polyphenism (J. Nechols, et al.).; Adaptations of Insects to Modes of Life (L. Caltagirone).; Biogeography and Evolutionary History: Wide--Scale and Long--Term Patterns in Insects (S. Peck & E. Munroe).; NATURAL CONTROL OF INSECT POPULATIONS.; Dynamics and Regulation of Insect Populations (C. Huffaker, et al.).; Weather and Insects (W. Wellington, et al.).; Interspecific Competition in Insects (N. Mills).; Dynamics of Insect Predator--Prey Interactions (A. Berryman & A. Gutierrez).; Insect Invasions and Community Assembly (S. Schreiber & A. Gutierrez).; Migration and Movement (P. Turchin & K. Omland).; Mathematical Models for Age--Structured Population Dynamics (G. Di Cola, et al.).; ROLES OR EFFECTS OF INSECTS IN ECOSYSTEMS.; Insect Diversity and the Trophic Complexity of Communities (J. Thompson & D. Althoff).; Insects on Flowers (P. Kevan & H. Baker).; The Influence of Insects on Plant Populations and Communities (R. Nowierski, et al.).; APPLICATION OF ECOLOGY TO INSECT POPULATION MANAGEMENT.; Modeling Tritrophic Field Populations (A. Gutierrez).; Applications of Ecology for Integrated Pest Management (M. Kogan, et al.).; Index.

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