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: Metamorphoses of Insects, Direct
Injuries caused by Insects, Direct Benefits derived from Insects,Indirect
Injuries caused by Insects, indirect Benefits derived from Insects, Affection of
Insects for their Young, Affection of Insects for their Young, Food of Insects
and Habitations of Insects.
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.
book describes the following topics: Arthropods Which Are Directly Poisonous,
Parasitic Arthropods Affecting Man, Accidental Or Facultative Parasites,
Arthropods As Simple Carriers Of Disease, Arthropods As Direct Inoculators Of
Disease Germs, Arthropods As Essential Hosts Of Pathogenic Organisms, Arthropods
As Essential Hosts Of Pathogenic Protozoa, Arthropods As Essential Hosts Of
Pathogenic Protozoa, Keys To The Arthropods Noxious To Man.