Contemporary Topics in Entomology

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  • Invasive Stink Bugs and Related Species (Pentatomoidea): Biology, Higher Systematics, Semiochemistry, and Management book cover

    Invasive Stink Bugs and Related Species (Pentatomoidea)

    Biology, Higher Systematics, Semiochemistry, and Management

    Edited by J.E. McPherson

    The Superfamily Pentatomoidea (stink bugs and their relatives) is comprised of 18 families with over 8,000 species, the largest of which is the family Pentatomidae (about 5,000 species). These species primarily are phytophagous, and many cause tremendous economic damage to crops worldwide. Within…

    Hardback – 2017-06-23 
    CRC Press
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  • Cerambycidae of the World: Biology and Pest Management book cover

    Cerambycidae of the World

    Biology and Pest Management

    Edited by Qiao Wang

    There are more than 36,000 described species in the family Cerambycidae in the world. With the significant increase of international trade in the recent decades, many cerambycid species have become major plant pests outside their natural distribution range, causing serious environmental problems at…

    Hardback – 2017-01-17
    CRC Press
    Contemporary Topics in Entomology

  • Greenhouse Pest Management book cover

    Greenhouse Pest Management

    By Raymond A. Cloyd

    As the sustainable agriculture movement has grown, there has been a dramatic increase in the production of horticultural crops in greenhouses worldwide. Although there are numerous publications associated with pest management in greenhouses, Greenhouse Pest Management is the first comprehensive…

    Hardback – 2016-06-10
    CRC Press
    Contemporary Topics in Entomology

  • Forensic Entomology: International Dimensions and Frontiers book cover

    Forensic Entomology

    International Dimensions and Frontiers

    Edited by Jeffery Keith Tomberlin, M. Eric Benbow

    The use of forensic entomology has become established as a global science. Recent efforts in the field bridge multiple disciplines including, but not limited to, microbiology, chemistry, genetics, and systematics as well as ecology and evolution. The first book of its kind, Forensic Entomology:…

    Hardback – 2015-03-03
    CRC Press
    Contemporary Topics in Entomology

  • Honey Bee Colony Health: Challenges and Sustainable Solutions book cover

    Honey Bee Colony Health

    Challenges and Sustainable Solutions

    Edited by Diana Sammataro, Jay A. Yoder

    Modern commercial beekeeping has changed from primarily honey production to crop pollination. With this change has come extraordinary stress—colonies are moved multiple times a year, increasing their exposure to diseases, parasites, and hive pests. Antibiotics and acaricides are being applied more…

    Hardback – 2011-11-17
    CRC Press
    Contemporary Topics in Entomology

  • Molecular Biology and Genetics of the Lepidoptera book cover

    Molecular Biology and Genetics of the Lepidoptera

    Edited by Marian R. Goldsmith, Frantisek Marec

    Numerous and charismatic, the Lepidoptera is one of the most widely studied groups of invertebrates. Advances in molecular tools and genomic techniques have reduced the need for large sizes and mass-rearing, and lepidopteran model systems are increasingly used to illuminate broad-based experimental…

    Hardback – 2009-09-01
    CRC Press
    Contemporary Topics in Entomology

  • Food Exploitation By Social Insects: Ecological, Behavioral, and Theoretical Approaches book cover

    Food Exploitation By Social Insects

    Ecological, Behavioral, and Theoretical Approaches

    Edited by Stefan Jarau, Michael Hrncir

    Omnipresent in virtually all terrestrial ecosystems and of undisputed ecological and economical importance, the study of social insects is an area that continues to attract a vast number of researchers. As a consequence, a huge amount of information about their biology and ecology has accumulated.…

    Hardback – 2009-05-21
    CRC Press
    Contemporary Topics in Entomology

  • Insect Symbiosis, Volume 3 book cover

    Insect Symbiosis, Volume 3

    Edited by Kostas Bourtzis, Thomas A. Miller

    The associations between insects and microorganisms, while pervasive and of paramount ecological importance, have been relatively poorly understood. The third book in this set, Insect Symbiosis, Volume 3, complements the previous volumes in exploring this somewhat uncharted territory. Like its…

    Hardback – 2008-10-28
    CRC Press
    Contemporary Topics in Entomology

  • Insect Symbiosis, Volume 2 book cover

    Insect Symbiosis, Volume 2

    Edited by Kostas Bourtzis, Thomas A. Miller

    Summarizing current knowledge on symbiotic organisms in the biology of insects, Insect Symbiosis, Volume IIdescribes the diversity of symbiotic bacteria associated with pests such as whiteflies, aphids, mealybugs, psyllids, and tsetse flies. The book illustrates how symbiosis research has important…

    Hardback – 2006-06-23
    CRC Press
    Contemporary Topics in Entomology

  • Insect Sounds and Communication: Physiology, Behaviour, Ecology, and Evolution book cover

    Insect Sounds and Communication

    Physiology, Behaviour, Ecology, and Evolution

    Edited by Sakis Drosopoulos, Michael F. Claridge

    While we may have always assumed that insects employ auditory communication, our understanding of it has been impeded by various technical challenges. In comparison to the study of an insect's visual and olfactory expression, research in the area of acoustic communication has lagged behind.…

    Hardback – 2005-11-02
    CRC Press
    Contemporary Topics in Entomology

  • Insect Symbiosis book cover

    Insect Symbiosis

    Edited by Kostas Bourtzis, Thomas A. Miller

    Insect Symbiosis summarizes the current knowledge of the relationship between symbiotic organisms and their insect hosts and provides an unparalleled analysis of cutting-edge research on this issue. Findings from international experts reveal possible new ways to control disease-carrying insects and…

    Hardback – 2003-02-26
    CRC Press
    Contemporary Topics in Entomology