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Turfgrass insects of the United States and Canada

Author: Patricia J Vittum
Publisher: Ithaca : Comstock Publishing Associates, an imprint of Cornell University Press, [2020]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : Third editionView all editions and formats
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"This reference about insects that cause damage in turfgrass in North America provides information necessary to identify a pest and understand its life cycle so appropriate management strategies can be identified and employed. It includes a review of biological control options such as the use of pathogens, predators, and parasitoids"--
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Vittum, Patricia J., 1951-
Turfgrass insects of the United States and Canada
Ithaca : Comstock Publishing Associates, an imprint of Cornell University Press, 2020.
(DLC) 2019025916
(OCoLC)1105736046
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Patricia J Vittum
ISBN: 9781501747977 1501747975 9781501747960 1501747967
OCLC Number: 1105738256
Language Note: In English.
Description: 1 online resource (xxvi, 525 pages) : illustrations (some color), maps
Contents: Turfgrass in the modern environment --
Insects and near relatives --
Insects and mites : turf association --
Acarine pests --
Orthopteran pests : family Gryllotalpidae --
Hemipteran pests : suborder Heteroptera --
Hemipteran pests : suborder Homoptera --
Lepidopteran pests : family Pyralidae --
Lepidopteran pests : family Noctuidae --
Lepidopteran pests : family Hesperildae --
Coleopteran pests : family Scarabaeidae --
Scarabaeid pests : subfamily Aphodinae --
Scarabaeid pests : subfamily Cetoniinae --
Scarabaeid pests : subfamily Dynastinae --
Scarabaeid Pests : subfamily Melolonthinae --
Scarabaeid pests : subfamily Rutelinae --
Coleopteran pests : family Chrysomelidae --
Coleopteran pests : family Curculionidae --
Dipteran pests : families Tipulidae and Chloropidae --
Hymenopteran pests : family Formicidae --
21. Hymenopteran pests : families Sphecidae and Vespidae --
Minor insect pests --
Turfgrass-associated arthropods and near relatives --
Vertebrate pests --
Principles of integrated pest management --
Sampling techniques and setting thresholds --
Biological control strategies --
Chemical control strategies.
Responsibility: Patricia J. Vittum.
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"This reference about insects that cause damage in turfgrass in North America provides information necessary to identify a pest and understand its life cycle so appropriate management strategies can be identified and employed. It includes a review of biological control options such as the use of pathogens, predators, and parasitoids"--

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"This revised and expanded second edition is excellent and is highly recommended for anyone working with turfgrasses and their pests." * E-Streams * "This contribution updates and expands the Read more...

 
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