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Reviews the main features of all major pest groups, the principles of pest control, and pest and plant indexes.
Introduction. Insects: Collembola (Springtails), Orthoptera (crickets and grasshoppers), Dermaptera (earwigs), Dictyoptera (cockroaches and mantises), Hemiptera (true bugs), Thysanoptera (thrips), Coleoptera (beetles and weevils), Diptera (true flies), Lepidoptera (butterflies and moths), Trichoptera (caddis flies), Hymenoptera (ants, bees, sawflies and wasps). Mites. Miscellaneous pests: Woodlice, Millepedes, Symphylids, Nematodes, Slugs and snails, Earthworms, Birds, Mammals. Selected bibliography. Index of host plants. General index.
Flora / Fauna
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448 pages, 1,059 col photos
... very well presented ... should serve as an authoritative and comprehensive text for practitioners and students. (Journal of Agricultural Science) "... investment that will more than earn its keep." (Horticulture Week) "... recommended to all involved in garden and amenity polant industries as well as the amateur gardener." (Association of Applied Biologists)