Thrips Biology and Management

Hardcover | August 31, 1995

EditorBruce L. Parker

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'The editors are to be congratulated in compiling this volume which should not be missing from the bookshelf of any thysanopterist, agronomist or entomologist, encountering this unusual but fascinating order of insects.' --- Bulletin of Entomological Research, 1998

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''The editors are to be congratulated in compiling this volume which should not be missing from the bookshelf of any thysanopterist, agronomist or entomologist, encountering this unusual but fascinating order of insects.'' --- Bulletin of Entomological Research, 1998

Format:HardcoverDimensions:652 pages, 10 × 7.01 × 0.39 inPublished:August 31, 1995Publisher:Springer USLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0306450135

ISBN - 13:9780306450136

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Introduction to Thrips/Plant Relationships: Thysanoptera as Phytophagous Opportunists; L.A. Mound, D.A.J. Teulon. Pest Problems in Field, Forest and Glasshouse Crops: Bionomics of Cotton Thrips: A Review; T.F. Leigh. Vectoring of Plant Pathogens: Median Latent Period and Transmission of Tospoviruses Vectored by Thrips; I. Wijkamp, et al. Biological Control Agents and Practices: Resources to Implement Biological Control in Greenhouses; R.J. Jacobson. Biological Control Using Oligophagous Predators; P.M.J. Ramakers. Chemical Control: Insecticide Resistance in Western Flower Thrips; K.L. Robb, et al. Integrated Pest Management: IPM of Western Flower Thrips; K.L. Robb, M.P. Parrella. Ecology and Behavior: Temporal and Spatial Dynamics of Thrips Populations in a Diverse Ecosystem: Theory and Management; A.M. Shelton. Development and Genetics: Morphogenetic Development of Some Species of the Order Thysanoptera; (Insecta); G. Moritz. Field Sampling and Laboratory Techniques: Monitoring of Western Flower Thrips on Glasshouse and Vegetable Crops; J.L. Shipp. List of Thrips Species and Synonyms. 80 additional articles. Index.

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`The editors are to be congratulated in compiling this volume which should not be missing from the bookshelf of any thysanopterist, agronomist or entomologist, encountering this unusual but fascinating order of insects.' Bulletin of Entomological Research, 1998