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Forest Entomology: Ecology and Management

By: RN Coulson and JA Witter

John Wiley & Sons

Hardback | Jun 1984 | #8286 | ISBN: 0471025739
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About this book

Groups insects according to the kind of damage they can do, and then discusses each species individually. Coulson and Witter offer an extensive species-by-species treatment of all the major insect pests, and the techniques for monitoring insect populations is greatly revised.


Contents

GENERAL ENTOMOLOGY.; Introduction to Insects.; Insect Structure and Function.; Insect Classification.; Insect Damage and Sign Categories.; PRINCIPLES AND TECHNIQUES OF INTEGRATED PEST MANAGEMENT.; Concepts of Integrated Pest Management.; Population Dynamics of Forest Insects.; Population Dynamics of Forest Trees in Relation to Phytophagous Insects.; Principles of Population Modification and Regulation Using Artificial and Natural Agents.; Impact Assessment.; Monitoring Pest Populations and Forest Stands.; INSECT FEEDING GROUPS.; Defolating Insects.; Sapsucking Insects and Mites.; Terminal, Shoot, Twig, and Root Insects.; Seed and Cone Insects.; Phloem Boring Insects.; Wood Boring Insects.; Gall Makers.; Arthropod Pests in Recreational Areas.

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