Agricultural Acarology

Agricultural Acarology

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Written by a globally prominent entomologist, Agricultural Acarology: Introduction to Integrated Mite Management provides tools for developing integrated mite management programs for agriculture, including management of plant-feeding mites, mites attacking bees and livestock, and stored products. Emphasizing the biology, ecology, behavior, and diverse methods of controlling mites, this book provides an overview of the management of agriculturally important mites using all available Integrated Pest Management (IPM) tools, including biological control, cultural practices, host-plant resistance, and pesticides. Agricultural Acarology prepares agricultural managers to identify, manage, and contribute to the field of integrated mite management. An accompanying CD-ROM contains numerous color photographs of mites and the damage they cause, and PDFs of key publications.Krar1tz, G.W. and D.E. Walter (eds.) 2009. A Manual of Acarology, 3rd ed. Lubbock: Texas Tech University Press. ... C hromosoma 77:263a€”276. Oliver, J.H. 1971. Parthenogenesis in mites and ticks (Arachnida: Acari). Am. Zool. 11: 283a€”299.

Title:Agricultural Acarology
Author:Marjorie A. Hoy
Publisher:CRC Press - 2011-05-04


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