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Handbook of Mites of Economic Plants, The: Identification, Bio-Ecology and Control
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Handbook of Mites of Economic Plants, The: Identification, Bio-Ecology and Control

Publication Year: 2016
Edition: 1st Ed.
Authors/Editor: Vacante, Vincenzo
Publisher: CAB International
ISBN: 978-1-845-93994-6
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An important resource for students of entomology and crop production, and as a thorough reference guide for researchers and field workers involved with mites, crop damage and food production.

Knowledge of mite pests helps to inform control strategies and optimize the production of economic plants and the agrarian economy. This encyclopedia provides a thorough coverage of the mites and the problems they cause to crops, yet it is easily searchable, organised 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 encyclopaedic 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).

  • Platform:
    Ovid
  • Publisher: CAB International
  • Product Type: Book
  • Author/Editor: Vacante, Vincenzo
  • ISBN: 978-1-845-93994-6
  • Specialty:
    Plant Sciences
  • Language: English
  • Edition: 1st Ed.
  • Pages: 890
  • Illustrations: 0
  • Year: 2016

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