The German cockroach is considered to be the most resilient and ecologically important insect pest found in homes, apartments, and commercial facilities in the United States and across the world. This book expertly provides up-to-the-minute information about the behavior and biology of this pest--including taxonomy, distribution, morphology, and genetics--as it may relate to effective technologies for its control. Building on information presented piecemeal in books and articles appearing over more than 50 years, the book features over 1, 200 references related to the German cockroach, most published within the last year. With contributions from the top experts, the book will be invaluable to students and practitioners of entomology and pest management.Riverside Michael K. Rust Professor of Entomology University of California, Inc. John M. Owens Research ... incur substantial costs in repairing damage caused by these insects, as well as costs to manage or eradicate populations. ... COCKROACHES AS PATHOGENS Psychological Stressors One truth that appears to 80anbsp;...
|Title||:||Understanding and Controlling the German Cockroach|
|Author||:||Riverside Michael K. Rust Professor of Entomology University of California, Inc. John M. Owens Research Entomologist S.C. Johnson and Sons, Racine Wisconsin, Riverside Donald A. Reierson Research Entomologist University of California|
|Publisher||:||Oxford University Press, USA - 1994-11-30|