This note covers the following topics: Introduction
to Insects, Insect vs. Spider, Growth and Development, Complete Metamorphosis,
Incomplete Metamorphosis, Molting, Life Cycle and Development, Voltinism, Insect
Orders, Chewing and Biting, Feeding Styles.
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 note provides an
introduction to the biology and identification of insects and an introduction to
insect pest management. Emphasis is placed on the application of entomology in
agriculture, horticulture, forestry, and everyday life.
This note covers the following
topics: Characteristics of Insects, Common Orders of Insects, Introduction Mouthparts
Development, Orthoptera, Thysanoptera, Hemiptera, Homoptera, Coleoptera,
Neuroptera, Diptera, Lepidoptera, Hymenoptera, Other Arthropods, Spiders, and
Entomology Basics Pest Management.
of Entomology, University of Kentucky
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.