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Fundamentals of Entomology

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By: Richard J Elzinga

495 pages, B/w photos, figs, tabs

Prentice-Hall (Pearson Education)

Hardback | Mar 2000 | Edition: 5 | #116637 | ISBN: 0130114936
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Using an exceptionally clear writing style, minimal scientific jargon, and vivid photos and drawings, this text provides a comprehensive view of the fundamentals of entomology at a level that introductory, non-major students can comprehend. It captures the rich diversity and complexity of insects and their influence upon the ecosystem - without turning students off with excessive details.


1. The Arthropod Plan. 2. The Insect Externally. 3. The Insect Internally. 4. Development and Specialization. 5. Ecology. 6. Behavior. 7. From Solitary to Social. 8. Parasitism by Insects. 9. Predation by Insects. 10. Insects, Plants, Livestock, Domestic Animals, and Humans. 11. Insect Pest Management. 12. Household Insects. 13. Classification. 14. Making an Insect Collection. Glossary. Selected References. Index.

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