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|Additional Physical Format:||Print version:
Samways, Michael J.
Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2010
|Material Type:||Document, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Michael J Samways; Melodie A McGeoch; T R New
|Description:||1 online resource (xv, 441 pages) : illustrations, maps.|
|Contents:||Introduction; 1 Introducing insect conservation; 2 Taxonomy and curation of insects; 3 Designing sampling protocols for insect conservation; 4 Collecting and recording insects; 5 Measuring environmental variables; 6 Estimating population size and condition; 7 The population and the landscape; 8 Ex-situ conservation: captive rearing and reintroduction programmes; 9 Biodiversity and assemblage studies; 10 Studying insects in the changing environment; 11 Key questions for insect conservation in an era of global change; Software; References; Glossary; Index.|
|Series Title:||Oxford biology.; Techniques in ecology and conservation series.|
|Responsibility:||Michael J. Samways, Melodie A. McGeoch, Tim R. New.|
It should be on the bookshelf of every practising conservationist or environmental manager and will be a great source-book for undergraduates, postgraduates and established researchers.It will