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INSECT CONTROL: Biological and Synthetic Agents - Product Details

INSECT CONTROL: Biological and Synthetic Agents
Lawrence I. Gilbert & Sarjeet S. Gill, editors

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2010, 470 pages, color & b/w photos and illustrations, tables, graphs. Publication of the extensive 7-volume work Comprehensive Molecular Insect Science provided users with a complete reference encompassing important developments and achievements in insect science, including reviews on the ecdysone receptor, lipocalins, and bacterial toxins.  This derivative work taps into a previously unapproached market - the end user who desires to purchase a comprehensive yet affordable work on important aspects of this topic. Contents include articles covering insect growth- and development-disrupting insecticides, mechanisms and use of Bacillus thuringiensis, biology and genomics of polydnaviruses, function and use of pheromones in insect control, and more.

The articles are written by a group of 40 internationally recognized contributors, with extensive reference sources following each chapter. They are classic reviews offering broad coverage of essential topics in insect control, with special addenda including author notes on the chapter since its original publication. The editors' introduction puts the selected body of work in context for this volume, highlighting the need for entomologists and related researchers to have these reviews in their collection.

Hardcover; 8-1/2 x 10-1/2".

Lawrence I. Gilbert, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC
Sarjeet S. Gill, University of California, Riverside, CA

4002 Gilbert, Insect Control: Biological & Synthetic Agents

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