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What good are bugs? : insects in the web of life

Autore: Gilbert Waldbauer
Editore: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2003.
Edizione/Formato:   Libro : EnglishVedi tutte le edizioni e i formati
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"In What Good Are Bugs? Gilbert Waldbauer combines anecdotes from entomological history with insights into the intimate workings of the natural world, describing the intriguing and sometimes amazing behavior of these tiny creatures. He weaves a colorful, richly textured picture of beneficial insect life on earth, from ants sowing their "hanging gardens" on Amazonian shrubs and trees to the sacred scarab of ancient  Per saperne di più…
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Tipo materiale: Risorsa internet
Tipo documento: Book, Internet Resource
Tutti gli autori / Collaboratori: Gilbert Waldbauer
ISBN: 0674010272 9780674010277 0674016327 9780674016323
Numero OCLC: 50198798
Descrizione: 366 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contenuti: Macrocosm --
Pollinating --
Dispersing seeds --
Supplying food --
Providing defense --
Giving sustenance --
Giving protection --
Controlling plant populations --
Controlling insect populations --
Controlling vertebrate populations --
Recycling dead animals --
Recycling dung --
Recycling dead plants --
Microcosm.
Responsabilità: Gilbert Waldbauer.
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Combining anecdotes from entomological history with insights into the intimate workings of the natural world, Waldbauer weaves a colorful picture of beneficial insect life on Earth. 30 halftones.  Per saperne di più…

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Persuasive, rollicking, and informative...He may not get you to hug your termites, but you will see them in a whole new light. Bugs are truly awesome in numbers and variety...On the surface, bugs Per saperne di più…

 
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