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Title Insects on palms / F.W. Howard [and others].

Published Wallingford, Oxon ; New York, NY : CABI Pub., ©2001.


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Physical description 1 online resource (xiv, 400 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 333-379) and index.
Contents The animal class Insecta and the plant family Palmae / Forrest W. Howard -- Defoliators of palms. Lepidoptera / Forrest W. Howard and Reynaldo G. Abad. Coleoptera / Forrest W. Howard and Reynaldo G. Abad. Orthoptera / Dave Moore and Forrest W. Howard. Phasmida and Hymenoptera / Forrest W. Howard -- Sap-feeders on palms / Forrest W. Howard. Hemiptera: Heteroptera / Forrest W. Howard. Hemiptera: Auchenorrhyncha / Forrest W. Howard and Michael R. Wilson. Hemiptera: Sternorrhyncha / Forrest W. Howard. Thysanoptera / Forrest W. Howard. Acari / Dave Moore and Forrest W. Howard -- Insects of palm flowers and fruits / Dave Moore -- Borers of palms / Robin M. Giblin-Davis -- Population regulation of palm pests / Dave Moore -- Principles of insect pest control on palms / Forrest W. Howard -- Field techniques for studies of palm insects / Forrest W. Howard.
Summary This book reviews the interrelationships between palms and insects, emphasizing the similarities in various world regions. Host plants, distribution and bionomics of representative insects are discussed according to their feeding sites on palms (foliage, flowers, fruits and stems) and their taxonomic groups. Host and distribution records for the most extensively represented insect families on palms are tabulated. Pest management and field techniques are also covered.
Other author Howard, F. W.
Subject Palms -- Diseases and pests.
Insect pests.
Insect pests -- Control.
Electronic books.
Internet resource.
ISBN 9780851997056 (electronic bk.)
0851997058 (electronic bk.)