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Epizootiology of Insect Diseases

Edited By: James R Fuxa and Yoshinori Tanada

John Wiley & Sons

Hardback | Jun 1987 | #83069 | ISBN: 047187812X
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Covers all aspects of the subject, including general principles, concepts and definitions, strategies and methods for research, modeling, factors that influence epizootics, area-wide patterns of disease, all the groups of disease, and practical aspects, such as enhancing disease in pest species, controlling it in beneficial insects or in insect rearing.


Epidemiological Concepts Applied to Insect Epizootiology (J. Fuxa and Y. Tanada). Ecological Methods (J. Fuxa). Modeling (G. Brown). The Host Population (H. Watanabe). The Pathogen Population (Y. Tanada and J. Fuxa). Transmission (T. Andreadis). Environment (G. Benz). Patterns over Place and Time (J. Weiser). Noninfectious Diseases (R. Gaugler). Viral Diseases (H. Evans and P. Entwistle). Diseases Caused by Bacteria and Other Prokaryotes (A. Krieg). Fungal Diseases (R. Carruthers and R. Soper). Protozoan Diseases (J. Maddox). Diseases Caused by Nematodes (H. Kaya). Applied Epizootiology: Microbial Control of Insects (J. Harper). Epizootiology Prevention of Insect Diseases (T. Hukuhara). Author Index. Subject Index.

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