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Texas Bug Book: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

By: Howard Garret and C Malcolm Beck

214 pages, 23 figs, 413 colour photos

University of Texas Press

Paperback | Nov 2005 | Edition: 2 | #158425 | ISBN: 0292709374
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Takes an organic approach to pest control highlighting the many useful roles that bugs play in nature and offering proven organic remedies for infestations of pest insects.

Praise for Texas Bug Book: "Definitive ... This book is a must-have for any organic library!" Texas Organic News "Overall this [book] is probably the best of its kind. Given the excellent photography and affordability, it is definitely worth the purchase." Whole Earth "Texas Bug Book, unlike many of the characters it describes, is a keeper--highly recommended as a perfect companion volume to set beside your native plant books." Native Plant Society of Texas News "If you plan on ever stepping outside, or staying inside, or going to bed, Texas Bug Book is a wealth of information you can't possibly live without." Austin American-Statesman "This book is recommended essentially to all humans above the age of three. It conveys a wonderful message about our ecology and hope for living within our environment." Choice


PREFACE INTRODUCTION How to Use This Book Insect Pest Management Insectivorous Animals and Other Beneficials THE BUGS APPENDIXES A. Beneficial Insects B. Pest Control Products C. Growing Organic Roses, Pecan Trees, and Fruit Trees D. Basic Organic Program E. Texas Organic Research Center, Inc. (TORC): Acceptable and Unacceptable Products BIBLIOGRAPHY INDEX

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