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|Additional Physical Format:||Print version:
Ecology of fungal entomopathogens.
Dordrecht : Springer, ©2010
|Material Type:||Document, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Helen E Roy
|Description:||1 online resource (198 pages) : illustrations|
|Contents:||Deep space and hidden depths: understanding the evolution and ecology of fungal entomopathogens.- Fungal evolution and taxonomy.- Molecular ecology of fungal entomopathogens: molecular genetic tools and their applications in population and fate studies.- Principles from community and metapopulation ecology: application to fungal entomopathogens.- Challenges in modelling complexity of fungal entomopathogens in semi-natural populations of insects.- Fungal entomopathogens in a tritrophic context.- Entomopathogenic fungi and insect behaviour: from unsuspecting hosts to targeted vectors.- Fungal entomopathogens in the rhizosphere.- Endophytic fungal entomopathogens with activity against plant pathogens: ecology and evolution.- Ecological considerations in producing and formulating fungal entomopathogens for use in insect biocontrol.- Fungal pathogens as classical biological control agents against arthropods.- Ecological factors in the inundative use of fungal entomopathogens.- Conservation biological control using fungal entomopathogens.|
|Other Titles:||BioControl (Dordrecht, Netherlands).|
|Responsibility:||Helen E. Roy [and others], editors.|
From the reviews: "The ecology of fungal entomopathogens covers in its 13 chapters comprehensive reviews of entomopathogenic fungi and insect biological control from an ecological perspective. ... an