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Handbook of Mites of Economic Plants : Identification, Bio-Ecology and Control (Hardcover) (Vincenzo
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Prepublication Special: $300.00A 14% savings through December 31, 2015Thereafter: $350.00Knowledge of mite pests helps to inform control strategies and optimize the production of economic plants and the agrarian economy. This handbook provides a thorough coverage of the mites and the problems they cause to crops, yet it is easily searchable, organized by mite species and subdivided into helpful headings. It takes a worldwide view of the issue of mites injurious to economic plants, describing mites prevalent in different regions and discussing control methods appropriate in different environments.This book provides an encyclopedic reference to the major mites, described by family in terms of their internal and external morphology, bio-ecology and family systematics. Methods of mite collection and laboratory study is described, as well as species diagnostic characteristics, worldwide distribution, host plants, identification by the type of damage they cause and control strategies, including chemical and biological intervention and integrated pest management measures. Mites of the following families are included: (Eriophyoidea, Tarsonemidae, Tuckerellidae, Tenuipalpidae, Tetranychidae, Acaridae, Penthaleidae).
Number of Pages: 872
Genre: Technology, Science
Sub-Genre: Pest Control, Life Sciences / Zoology / Entomology
Publisher: Stylus Pub Llc
Author: Vincenzo Vacante
Street Date: February 10, 2016
Item Number (DPCI): 247-48-2858
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