The subject matter in this
book should attract the reader's concern to support rational decisions regarding
the use of pesticides. This book is compiled of 24 Chapters divided into 4
Sections. Section A focuses on toxicity of organic and inorganic insecticides,
Section B is dedicated to vector control using insecticides, biological control
of mosquito larvae, Section C describes bioactive natural products from
sapindacea, management of potato pests, flower thrips, mango mealy bug, pear
psylla and grapes pests, Section D provides information on insecticide
resistance in natural population of malaria vector, role of Anopheles gambiae
P450 cytochrome, genetic toxicological profile of carbofuran and pirimicarp
carbamic insecticides, etc.
This book Contains Upwards of Six
Hundred and Fifty Figures and Descriptions of Foreign Insects, Interspersed with
Remarks and Reflections on Their Nature and Properties.Also is a great example of an 18th century
meditation on natural history, blending a scientific exactitude of
classification with a confidence in God's hand behind the scenes.
This is an older
book but most information is still useable, good for people with a developing
interest in insects. It contains classical literature works from over two
thousand years. Most of these titles have been out of print and off the
bookstore shelves for decades. The book series is intended to preserve the
cultural legacy and to promote the timeless works of classical literature.
This note covers the following topics:
Importance of Insects, Systematics and Taxonomy, External Anatomy, Growth and
Development, Internal Anatomy and Physiology, Behavior, Ecology and Applied
This note covers the following topics: Introduction to Insects, Growth
and Development, Insect Orders, Feeding Styles and Mouthparts, Integrated Pest
Management, Common Garden Pests and Beneficial Insects.