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Insects on palms

Author: F W Howard
Publisher: Wallingford, Oxon ; New York, NY : CABI Pub., ©2001.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
This book reviews the interrelationships between palms and insects, emphasizing the similarities in various world regions. Host plants, distribution and bionomics of representative insects are discussed according to their feeding sites on palms (foliage, flowers, fruits and stems) and their taxonomic groups. Host and distribution records for the most extensively represented insect families on palms are tabulated.  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Insects on palms.
Wallingford, Oxon ; New York, NY : CABI Pub., ©2001
(DLC) 00057965
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: F W Howard
ISBN: 9780851997056 0851997058 1280811552 9781280811555
OCLC Number: 70772014
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 400 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Contents: The animal class Insecta and the plant family Palmae / Forrest W. Howard --
Defoliators of palms. Lepidoptera / Forrest W. Howard and Reynaldo G. Abad. Coleoptera / Forrest W. Howard and Reynaldo G. Abad. Orthoptera / Dave Moore and Forrest W. Howard. Phasmida and Hymenoptera / Forrest W. Howard --
Sap-feeders on palms / Forrest W. Howard. Hemiptera: Heteroptera / Forrest W. Howard. Hemiptera: Auchenorrhyncha / Forrest W. Howard and Michael R. Wilson. Hemiptera: Sternorrhyncha / Forrest W. Howard. Thysanoptera / Forrest W. Howard. Acari / Dave Moore and Forrest W. Howard --
Insects of palm flowers and fruits / Dave Moore --
Borers of palms / Robin M. Giblin-Davis --
Population regulation of palm pests / Dave Moore --
Principles of insect pest control on palms / Forrest W. Howard --
Field techniques for studies of palm insects / Forrest W. Howard.
Responsibility: F.W. Howard [and others].
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This book reviews the inter-relationships between palms and insects, emphasising the similarities in different world regions.  Read more...


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