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Bugs in the system : insects and their impact on human affairs

Author: M Berenbaum
Publisher: Reading, Mass. : Addison-Wesley, ©1995.
Series: Helix book.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Entomologist discusses the good and bad aspects of the interaction between humans and insects, focusing on the benefits humans get from bugs.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Berenbaum, M. (May).
Bugs in the system.
Reading, Mass. : Addison-Wesley, ©1995
(OCoLC)621792881
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: M Berenbaum
ISBN: 0201624990 9780201624991 0201408244 9780201408249
OCLC Number: 30157272
Description: xiii, 377 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: Ch. 1. Classification and Nomenclature ("A Rose-chafer by any Other Name ... ") --
Ch. 2. Physiology --
Ch. 3. Behavior --
Ch. 4. Social Lives --
Ch. 5. Vegetarian Lifestyles --
Ch. 6. Eating Insects --
Ch. 7. Parasites and Hosts --
Ch. 8. Odd Appetites and Out-of-the-Way Places --
Ch. 9. Insects and People --
Ch. 10. Appreciating Insects --
Ch. 11. Equal Time (The Insect Perspective).
Series Title: Helix book.
Responsibility: May R. Berenbaum.

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