Urban Landscape Entomology
  • Author : David Held
  • Release Date : 11 September 2019
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Genre : Science
  • Pages : 224
  • ISBN 13 : 9780128130728

Urban Landscape Entomology Book Summary

Urban Landscape Entomology provides readers with the background needed to adequately understand and manage many of the complexities of urban landscape pest management. For those who need training in landscape entomology, this work serves as a practical guidebook and resource. Its chapters include quality color images of pests, along with pest management tactics, such as tree injection procedures. This topical arrangement facilitates easy extraction of information relevant to a particular situation (e.g., management of borers) and uses practical terms without oversimplifying the subject matter. This work is an invaluable resource for practitioners of landscape entomology, including technicians and operations that service local landscape management needs, such as horticultural and turfgrass management. In addition, it is also a useful reference for advanced courses in landscape entomology. Includes diagnostic information on both turfgrass and ornamental pest management Concludes each chapter with a list of key papers for further reading and research Provides information on open-source online resources for insect identification and insecticide classification Includes details of the author’s international work in such urban landscapes as China, Costa Rica and Cuba, also including additional global perspectives

Urban Landscape Entomology

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Urban Landscape Entomology provides readers with the background needed to adequately understand and manage many of the complexities of urban landscape pest management. For those who need training in landscape entomology, this work serves as a practical guidebook and resource. Its chapters include quality color images of pests, along with ...

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Urban Landscape Entomology provides readers with the background needed to adequately understand and manage many of the complexities of urban landscape pest management. For those who need training in landscape entomology, this work serves as a practical guidebook and resource. Its chapters include quality color images of pests, along with ...

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