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Aphids on the World's Crops An Identification and Information Guide

Flora / Fauna
Edited By: RL Blackman and VF Eastop
466 pages, B/w plates
Aphids on the World's Crops
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  • Aphids on the World's Crops ISBN: 9780471851912 Edition: 2 Hardback Feb 2000 Usually dispatched within 2-3 weeks
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About this book

Extensively revised and fully updated, this new edition incorporates the latest information on the biology and distribution of both major and minor aphid pest species covering 335 species and 130 genera.

Contents

Introductory section: systematics; life cycles and polymorphism; host-plant relationships; geographical distribution; morphology and key characters. Part 1 The crops and their aphids: list of crop plants and their English names; lists and keys of aphids on each crop. Part 2 The aphids: systematic treatment of genera. Part 3 Techniques: collecting; preservation and mounting; labelling and storage of slide-mounted preparations. Part 4 Sources of information: regionally classified faunal works; general biology; morphology, anatomy, and physiology.

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Flora / Fauna
Edited By: RL Blackman and VF Eastop
466 pages, B/w plates
Media reviews
..."this excellent book achieves its aim of making a rather difficult and very important group of insects accessible to the layman"
--African Entomology, Vol 8/2, 2000

"For those who missed the original, don't hesitate now."
--Entomologists Monthly Magazine, Vol 137, 2001

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