504 pages, 288 colour & 93 b/w photos
The series of advisory leaflets issued by the MAFF has been a widely acknowledged source of valuable information for many years. Individual crop pest leaflets have not been issued since 1985, but the last editions have now been revised and updated by ADAS entomologists and brought together to provide a standard reference work on the major invertebrate pests of agricultural and horticultural crops in the UK.
... this book is warmly welcomed. It puts together a comprehensive body of authoritative factual information which ... could be obtained only by extensive literary research. It will be of value to agriculturalists, conservationists, teachers, advisers, students, pest controllers and all interested in crop-pest problems - Journal of Natural History; ...The book is well produced, well illustrated and strongly bound...This is an essential handbook for all concerned with applied entomology and crop protection especially... - Entomologists Monthly Magazine
Aphids and other plant bugs (hemiptera); thrips (thysanoptera); caterpillars (of butterflies, moths and sawflies); beetles (coleoptera); flies (diptera); wasps (hymenoptera - apocrita); mites (acari); other arthropods (myriapoda and crustacea); nematodes (eelworms) (nematoda); molluscs (mollusca).
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