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Urban Entomology: Insect and Mite Pests in the Human Environment

Textbook

By: WH Robinson

430 pages, Figs

Chapman & Hall

Paperback | Dec 1996 | #44490 | ISBN: 0412607506
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NHBS Price: £60.99 $78/€73 approx

About this book

Textbook covering all aspects of entomology in the urban environment, with emphasis on control and biology of pests.

...a useful student textbook. - Annals of Tropical Medicine and Parasitology


Contents

1 Introduction to Urban entomology. 2 Early humans and first encounters with insect pests. 3 Caves, villages and organized agriculture. 4 Early cities and urban environments. 5 Pest status of insects in the human environment. 6 The human environment and biocoenoses. 7 Insect control in the human environment. 8 Insect and mite pests in the human environment. 9 Cockroaches. 10 Fleas, lice and mites. 11 Spiders and bugs. 12 Flour and fabric pests. 13 Ants. 14 Flies. 15 Stinging hymenoptera. 16 Termites. 17 Wood-infesting beetles.

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