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The Resource Insights from insects : what bad bugs can teach us, Gilbert Waldbauer

Insights from insects : what bad bugs can teach us, Gilbert Waldbauer

Label
Insights from insects : what bad bugs can teach us
Title
Insights from insects
Title remainder
what bad bugs can teach us
Statement of responsibility
Gilbert Waldbauer
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Waldbauer, Gilbert
Dewey number
632/.7
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Insect pests
  • Insects
  • Insect pests
  • Insects
Label
Insights from insects : what bad bugs can teach us, Gilbert Waldbauer
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip054/2004026928.html
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 273-291) and index
Contents
The most dangerous insects : mosquitoes -- Evolution in action : house fly -- What Darwin wished he knew : Drosophila -- Natural selection outflanks farmers : corn rootworms -- How a species becomes two species : fruit flies -- Guaranteeing descendants : the numbers game : aphids -- Guaranteeing descendants : the role of parental care : tsetse fly -- Surviving winter as a sleeping egg : evergreen bagworm -- Escaping predators by deception : black swallowtail butterfly -- Why insects are such picky eaters : cabbage white butterfly -- "Nutritional wisdom" : corn earworm -- Invaders from abroad : gypsy moth -- An American saves the French wine industry : grape phylloxera -- An insecticide "creates" new pests : codling moth -- From low- to high-tech controls : European corn borer -- The demise of DDT : Japanese beetle -- Their passing from the agricultural scene : chinch bug -- Synchrony with the seasons : Hessian fly -- An insect to control another insect : cottony cushion scale -- Extermination by subverting the sex act : screwworm fly -- Epilogue
Control code
ocm57167831
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
311 p.
Isbn
9781591022770
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2004026928
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)
Label
Insights from insects : what bad bugs can teach us, Gilbert Waldbauer
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip054/2004026928.html
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 273-291) and index
Contents
The most dangerous insects : mosquitoes -- Evolution in action : house fly -- What Darwin wished he knew : Drosophila -- Natural selection outflanks farmers : corn rootworms -- How a species becomes two species : fruit flies -- Guaranteeing descendants : the numbers game : aphids -- Guaranteeing descendants : the role of parental care : tsetse fly -- Surviving winter as a sleeping egg : evergreen bagworm -- Escaping predators by deception : black swallowtail butterfly -- Why insects are such picky eaters : cabbage white butterfly -- "Nutritional wisdom" : corn earworm -- Invaders from abroad : gypsy moth -- An American saves the French wine industry : grape phylloxera -- An insecticide "creates" new pests : codling moth -- From low- to high-tech controls : European corn borer -- The demise of DDT : Japanese beetle -- Their passing from the agricultural scene : chinch bug -- Synchrony with the seasons : Hessian fly -- An insect to control another insect : cottony cushion scale -- Extermination by subverting the sex act : screwworm fly -- Epilogue
Control code
ocm57167831
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
311 p.
Isbn
9781591022770
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2004026928
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)

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