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Advances In Insect Rearing For Research And Pest Management



ISBN 9780429043246
December 13, 2021 Forthcoming by CRC Press
522 Pages

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Book Description

The efficient production of large numbers of high-quality insects is a concern both for basic research and for the success of control programmes for pests of agricultural and medical significance. This volume provides a comprehensive overview of this important issue, identifying the major applications for insect-rearing technology. The chapters, international in scope, cover genetics and molecular biology; insect rearing and the development of bioengineered crops; nutrition, digestion and artificial diets; and the practical concerns of commercial insect rearing.

Table of Contents

Part 1 Historical Perspective, Part 2 Insect Rearing Research, Part 3 Insect Rearing Support, Insect Rearing for Pest Management, Part Five Insect rearing in the Marketplace.

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Thomas E Anderson (Author) , Norman C Leppla (Author)