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The Resource Pests : a guide to the world's most maligned, yet misunderstood creatures, Ross Piper

Pests : a guide to the world's most maligned, yet misunderstood creatures, Ross Piper

Label
Pests : a guide to the world's most maligned, yet misunderstood creatures
Title
Pests
Title remainder
a guide to the world's most maligned, yet misunderstood creatures
Statement of responsibility
Ross Piper
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"... Presents an overview of the animals that have the greatest impact on our lives, from the creatures that eat our crops to the ones that invade our homes and those that transmit diseases"--From publisher description
Cataloging source
DLC
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Piper, Ross
Dewey number
632/.6
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
SB601
LC item number
.P49 2011
Literary form
non fiction
NAL call number
SB601
NAL item number
.P49 2011
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Pests
Label
Pests : a guide to the world's most maligned, yet misunderstood creatures, Ross Piper
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • Introduction -- Pesticides -- Insecticides and acaricides -- Antihelminthics -- Rodenticides -- The future of pesticides -- Pesticides and the environment -- Organochlorines : a persistent problem -- Avermectins and ivermectins: disaster for dung fauna -- Tributyltin: marine gender-bender -- Pesticides and environmental protection -- Pesticide resistance -- Pests and ecosystems -- Tsetse and the African wilderness -- Pest and host interactions: hidden complexity -- Our place in the environment and our obligations -- Modern agriculture -- Integrated crop management --
  • Arachnids: Chiggers -- House dust mites -- Scabies mite -- Scorpions -- Spiders -- Ticks -- Varroa mite -- Crustaceans: Fish lice -- Gill maggots --
  • Insects: Aphids -- Asian long-horned beetle -- Bark beetles -- Bedbug -- Biting midges -- Black flies -- Boll weevil -- Citrus leaf miner -- Cockroaches -- Colorado potato beetle -- European corn borer -- Fleas -- gypsy moth -- Head louse and body louse -- Horse botflies -- Housefly -- Japanese beetle -- Kissing bugs -- Locusts -- Mealybugs -- Mediterranean fruit fly -- Mosquitoes -- Pharaoh ant -- Planthoppers -- Pubic louse -- Red imported fire ant -- rice, maize, and granary weevils -- Sand flies -- Scale insects -- Screwworm -- Sheep ked -- Tabanids -- Termites -- Thrips -- Tsetse -- Warble flies -- Whiteflies --
  • Molluscs: Oyster drills -- Slugs and snails -- Zebra mussels -- Nematodes: Nematode pests of animals (including humans) -- Nematode pests of plants -- Platyhelminthes: Cestodes -- Monogeneans -- Trematodes --
  • Vertebrates: Black rat -- Brown rat -- Cane toad -- European rabbit -- Feral goats -- Feral pigeons -- House mouse -- Red-billed quelea -- Sea lamprey -- Snakes
Control code
ocn662405999
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xxxi, 282 p.
Isbn
9780313384264
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2010041536
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)662405999
Label
Pests : a guide to the world's most maligned, yet misunderstood creatures, Ross Piper
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • Introduction -- Pesticides -- Insecticides and acaricides -- Antihelminthics -- Rodenticides -- The future of pesticides -- Pesticides and the environment -- Organochlorines : a persistent problem -- Avermectins and ivermectins: disaster for dung fauna -- Tributyltin: marine gender-bender -- Pesticides and environmental protection -- Pesticide resistance -- Pests and ecosystems -- Tsetse and the African wilderness -- Pest and host interactions: hidden complexity -- Our place in the environment and our obligations -- Modern agriculture -- Integrated crop management --
  • Arachnids: Chiggers -- House dust mites -- Scabies mite -- Scorpions -- Spiders -- Ticks -- Varroa mite -- Crustaceans: Fish lice -- Gill maggots --
  • Insects: Aphids -- Asian long-horned beetle -- Bark beetles -- Bedbug -- Biting midges -- Black flies -- Boll weevil -- Citrus leaf miner -- Cockroaches -- Colorado potato beetle -- European corn borer -- Fleas -- gypsy moth -- Head louse and body louse -- Horse botflies -- Housefly -- Japanese beetle -- Kissing bugs -- Locusts -- Mealybugs -- Mediterranean fruit fly -- Mosquitoes -- Pharaoh ant -- Planthoppers -- Pubic louse -- Red imported fire ant -- rice, maize, and granary weevils -- Sand flies -- Scale insects -- Screwworm -- Sheep ked -- Tabanids -- Termites -- Thrips -- Tsetse -- Warble flies -- Whiteflies --
  • Molluscs: Oyster drills -- Slugs and snails -- Zebra mussels -- Nematodes: Nematode pests of animals (including humans) -- Nematode pests of plants -- Platyhelminthes: Cestodes -- Monogeneans -- Trematodes --
  • Vertebrates: Black rat -- Brown rat -- Cane toad -- European rabbit -- Feral goats -- Feral pigeons -- House mouse -- Red-billed quelea -- Sea lamprey -- Snakes
Control code
ocn662405999
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xxxi, 282 p.
Isbn
9780313384264
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2010041536
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)662405999

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