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Pests of Crops in Warmer Climates and Their Control

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  • © 2008

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  • Both a textbook on insect and other pests of tropical crops aimed for under-graduate and graduate student courses, and a handbook for practicing entomologists in the tropics
  • The extent of the tropics has been viewed widely to include areas with a warm climate
  • All the major crop pests are illustrated clearly so as to aid identification
  • A course of reference for further information

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A textbook providing basic data about the crop pests and the damage they inflict throughout the tropics and sub-tropics. Each major pest is illustrated by either a line drawing or a photograph, and sometimes the damage can also be seen. A world distribution map is provided for each species. Control measures tend to be general rather than very specific. Most of the pests are insects and mites, but some nematodes, molluscs, birds and mammals are included.

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Table of contents (11 chapters)

Authors and Affiliations

  • Skegness Lincs, UK

    Dennis S. Hill

Bibliographic Information

  • Book Title: Pests of Crops in Warmer Climates and Their Control

  • Authors: Dennis S. Hill

  • DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4020-6738-9

  • Publisher: Springer Dordrecht

  • eBook Packages: Biomedical and Life Sciences, Biomedical and Life Sciences (R0)

  • Copyright Information: Springer Science+Business Media B.V. 2008

  • Hardcover ISBN: 978-1-4020-6737-2Published: 24 September 2008

  • Softcover ISBN: 978-90-481-7707-3Published: 19 October 2010

  • eBook ISBN: 978-1-4020-6738-9Published: 16 July 2008

  • Edition Number: 1

  • Number of Pages: XII, 704

  • Topics: Entomology, Plant Pathology, Agriculture

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