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 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