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Understanding and Controlling the German Cockroach

Edited By: Michael K Rust, John M Owens and Donald A Reirson

447 pages, 23 b/w photos, 49 illus

Oxford University Press

Hardback | Apr 1995 | #41406 | ISBN: 019506495X
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NHBS Price: £147.50 $187/€176 approx

About this book

Addresses taxonomy and distribution, morphology, genetics, and behaviour, as well as control technology and strategies.

This excellent book will likely become a pest control classic. --IPM Practitioner
"A useful resource, recommended especially for libraries that serve workers in entomology, public health, and pest management." --Choice


Contents

Preface; 1. Blatella and related species; 2. Biology; 3. Behavior; 4. Medical and economic significance; 5. Detection and monitoring; 6. Conventional insecticides; 7. Factors affecting control wth insecticides; 8. Insecticide resistance; 9. Inorganic insecticides and dusts; 10. Baits and baiting; 11. Insect growth regulators; 12. Alternate control strategies; 13. Chemical systems approach to pest control; 14. Integrated pest management: An operational view

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