Biology of Coccinellidae

  • Authors
  • Ivo Hodek

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages 1-13
  2. I. Kovář
    Pages 15-35
  3. G. I. Savoïskaya, B. Klausnitzer
    Pages 36-55
  4. A. Honěk
    Pages 56-69
  5. Ivo Hodek
    Pages 77-106
  6. Ivo Hodek
    Pages 107-151
  7. Ivo Hodek
    Pages 152-195
  8. Ivo Hodek
    Pages 196-214
  9. Ivo Hodek
    Pages 215-236
  10. Ivo Hodek
    Pages 295-295
  11. Ivo Hodek
    Pages 295-295
  12. Ivo Hodek
    Pages 295-295
  13. Back Matter
    Pages 237-N31

About this book


This book provides the first monograph of Coccinellidae. Although the group finds inclusion both in Clausen's (1940) "Entomophagous Insects" and in Balduf's (1935) "Entomophagous Coleoptera", reference in these works is limited to three and twenty pages respectively. Moreover, the last thirty years since these books appeared have ~een a great deal of work on the group. The use of insecticides largely destroyed the early attempts at biological control and interest remained low for as long as insecticides appeared quite successfuL However, the problems of insecticides soon became apparent, and in the last decade there have been tremendous developments in biological control, particularly in eombin


Coleoptera biological biology development insecticide insects

Bibliographic information

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  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media B.V. 1973
  • Publisher Name Springer, Dordrecht
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-94-010-2714-4
  • Online ISBN 978-94-010-2712-0
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