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In a desert garden : love and death among the insects

著者: John Alcock
出版: New York : W.W. Norton, ©1997.
エディション/フォーマット:   書籍 : English : 1st edすべてのエディションとフォーマットを見る
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A specialist in ecology uses humor and insight to detail the lives of the insects that live in the desert garden behind his Arizona home, in a study that reveals the complex interactions in a unique ecosystem, including the mating habits of scarab beetles, the problems of whiteflies and killer bees, and the life cycle of earwigs.
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ドキュメントの種類: 図書
すべての著者/寄与者: John Alcock
ISBN: 0393041182 9780393041187
OCLC No.: 36219322
物理形態: 186 p. : ill. (some col.). ; 27 cm.
コンテンツ: Preface: trouble in paradise, and a partial solution 9 (8) --
Chapter 1: how to revolutionize a yard xeriscaping and its entomological benefits 17 (10) --
Chapter 2: the gardener's friends ladybird beetles and biocontrol; praying mantises and sexual cannibalism 27 (14) --
Chapter 3: compost lovers how to make a desert compost heap; earwigs and their cerci; rove beetles and mate guarding 41 (16) --
Chapter 4: lawn lovers scarab beetles and the risks they take to mate; desert termites and their nuptial flights 57 (14) --
Chapter 5: native stingers paper wasps and one-queen rule; zucchini bees and the squash they pollinate; sleeping bees and their enemies 71 (24) --
Chapter 6: camouflage experts grasshoppers and gravel mimicry; inchworms and twig mimicry; swallowtail caterpillars and bird-dropping mimicry 95 (14) --
Chapter 7: aliens whiteflies and the trouble they now cause; "killer" bees and the trouble they will cause 109 (20) --
Chapter 8: transients mayflies away from water; milkweed bugs on the march 129 (14) --
Chapter 9: parthenogens and poison eaters milkweed aphids and how to be a single mother; "killer" hover flies and how aphids fight back 143 (15) --
Chapter 10: paradise regained the return of the sleeping bees 158 (11) --
acknowledgments 169 (2) --
bibliography 171 (6) --
appendix 177 (2) --
index 179.
責任者: John Alcock ; with illustrations by Turid Forsyth.

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Provides an introduction to the lives and loves of desert insects as they forage in the author's backyard in the American Southwest. The text examines the exotic plant life, and offers tips on its  続きを読む

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The real charm of Mr. Alcock . . . is that he shows us that scientific cognition isn't the only way to experience a glorious ecosystem. "

 
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