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Spiders in the Cotton Fields in China [Chinese]

By: Jingzhao Zhao (Author)

552 pages, colour photos

Huayu Nature Book Trade Co.Ltd

Hardback | Dec 1993 | #38652 | ISBN: 7543008327
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About this book

Language: Chinese with English and scientific nomenclature and name index

Spiders in the Cotton Fields in China is a collection of the results of our research on cotton spiders of 20 years and work of Chinese arachnologists. In Spiders in the Cotton Fields in China, characteristics of adults of 204 species and of each instar of spiderlings of 20 species are described, biology, ecology and predation of more than 10 species are explained and community structure, dominant species and their population dynamics of spiders in five Chinese cotton planting areas are analyzed. Finally, some suggestions on conservation and utilization of spiders in cotton fields are given in Spiders in the Cotton Fields in China.


Chapter One Introduction
Chapter Two Basic knowledge of spiders
Chapter Three Spiders community of cotton field
Chapter Four Burrowing spiders
Chapter Five Spiders active on the ground
Chapter Six Spiders making small webs
Chapter Seven Spiders making large webs
Chapter Eight Spiders active on the cotton plant
Chapter Nine Spiders composition of the cotton regions in China
Chapter Ten Regular occurring patterns of spiders in cotton regions
Chapter Eleven Control role of spiders playing to cotton pests
Chapter Twelve Conservation methods of cotton spiders
Chapter Thirteen Investigation, Collection, Rearing and Experiment of cotton spiders
Catalogue of cotton field spiders in China
Main Reference
Index to Chinese names
Index to Scientific names

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