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A Textbook of Agricultural Entomology

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By: Kenneth M Smith(Author)
289 pages, 84 b/w photos and b/w line drawings
A Textbook of Agricultural Entomology
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First published in 1948 as the second edition of a 1931 original, A Textbook of Agricultural Entomology deals with the main types of insects found on British farms, the damage they can cause and the various weeds that can harbour them. The text is richly illustrated with photographs and drawings of the insects, their eggs and the symptoms of their attack on common farm plants. A Textbook of Agricultural Entomology will be of value to anyone with an interest in the history of entomology.

Contents

Preface
List of illustrations

1. Introductory
organisation of agricultural entomology in England and Wales
2. Methods of insect control and their application in farming practice
3. The effect of weather conditions on insect outbreaks
4. Classification. Collembola, anoplura, thysanoptera
5. Hemiptera - heteroptera
6. Hemiptera - homoptera
7. Lepidoptera
8. Coleoptera
9. Coleoptera (contd.)
10. Hymenoptera
11. Diptera
12. Diptera (contd.)
13. Diptera (contd.)
14. Insects and virus diseases of crops

Appendix A. A list of characteristic symptoms of insect attack on agricultural crops together with the insect responsible
Appendix B. A list of common farm weeds and the insect pests associated with them

Index of authors
Index of parasites and predators
General index

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Textbook
By: Kenneth M Smith(Author)
289 pages, 84 b/w photos and b/w line drawings
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