Encyclopedia of Entomology

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August 2008



The Encyclopedia of Entomology provides a detailed, global overview of insects and their close relatives, including taxonomy, behavior, ecology, physiology, history, and management. It covers all the major groups of arthropods, as well as many important families and individual species. The encyclopedia also covers physiology, genetics, ecology, behavior, insect relationships with people, medical entomology, and pest management.


John Capinera is chairman of the Entomology and Nematology Department at the University of Florida, and formerly headed the Entomology Department at Colorado State University. He is a fellow of the Entomological Society of America, and an authority on insect ecology and pest management.


From the reviews of the second edition:
"The text is abundantly illustrated with photographs and line drawings. The colour plates are generally very good and highly attractive ... . should be in all institutional libraries whose clientele have interests in entomology or pest management." (T. R. New, Journal of Insect Conservation, Vol. 13 (2), 2009)
"This second edition of Capinera's Encyclopedia of Entomology draws on the expertise of over 450 contributors ... . Black-and-white illustrations and photographs are used throughout the work to good effect. ... Overall this is a succinct, clearly written introduction to the field of entomology. It will appeal to both those new to the field as well as those seeking more detailed information and further reading. ... I think this will be a useful reference tool ... ." (Mary Robinson, Reference Reviews, Vol. 23 (5), 2009)
EAN: 9781402063602
ISBN: 1402063601
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Erscheinungsdatum: August 2008
Seitenanzahl: 4346 Seiten
Format: gebunden
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