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How to Collect and Preserve Insects and Arachnids

Handbook / Manual

Series: A Plant Protection Research Institute Handbook Volume: 7

By: VM Uys and RP Urban

112 pages, b&w illus

Plant Protection Research Institute

Spiralbound | Dec 2006 | Edition: 2 | #164373 | ISBN: 1868493113
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NHBS Price: £36.99 $47/€44 approx

About this book

Easily accessible general handbook for collecting and preserving insects and arachnids, with a Southern African slant.

The content of this edition is similar to the first and includes:
*An outline of the higher classification of insects and arachnids
*Descriptions and keys to the orders
*Collecting methods
*Killing and temporary storage
*Preservation
*Labelling, accessioning and dispatching
*Permanent storage and curation
*Collectors' code of practice

This edition has been given a complete update giving it a modern, contemporary look. Photographs are included wherever possible.


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