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Plant Kairomones in Insect Ecology and Control

Out of Print

Series: Current Topics in Entomology Series

Edited By: RL Metcalf and ER Metcalf

178 pages, Line drawings

Chapman & Hall

Hardback | Dec 1992 | #8257 | ISBN: 0412019914
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About this book

Describes ways of using kairomones in insect control.

'Those with an interest in this field will find the book valuable. It is well written , well illustrated, and abounds with references.' Entomological News '...its highly focused content is of great importance across the board of entomological study.' British Journal of Entomological Natural History '...its excellent organisation and writing style, as well as high quality print and graphics...Careful planning and editorial care are evident in details such as definitions of terms and internal cross-referencing...I and many others fortunate enough to know or just know about the authors will treasure this inexpensive book as a capstone to a long-running and inspired research project in the exemplary career of one of the World's greatest entomologists and a warm and truly inspiring scientific collaboration.' Ecology


Contents

Chemical ecology of plant kairomones. Volatile kairomones as lures for insects. Japanese beetle. Diabroticite rootworm beetles. Fruitflies of the family Tephritiedae. Plant produced synomones and insect pollination.

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