Insect Conservation Biology: Proceedings of the Royal Entomological Society's 23nd Symposium (Google eBook)

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Alan J. A. Stewart, T. R. New, O. T. Lewis
CABI, Jan 1, 2007 - Insects - 457 pages
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These proceedings contain papers on insect conservation biology that are classified under 3 themes: (1) the current status of insect conservation, and major avenues for progress and hindrances (6 papers); (2) insects as model organisms in conservation biology (6 papers); and (3) future directions in insect conservation biology (6 papers).
  

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Contents

Issues Progress and Prospects
1
2 Insect Conservation in Tropical Forests
34
Rationale Evaluation Tools and Example Programme Case Studies
57
4 What Have Red Lists Done for Us? The Values and Limitations of Protected Species Listing for Invertebrates
76
A Habitat Perspective
92
6 Implementing Ecological Networks for Conserving Insect and Other Biodiversity
127
Theory and Progress
144
8 Insect Populations in Fragmented Habitats
175
12 Conservation Genetics for Insects
280
13 Broadening Benefits to Insects from Wider Conservation Agendas
301
A Threat to Insect Conservation?
322
Crop Pollination and Pest Control
349
16 Insect Conservation in Agricultural Landscapes
383
17 Genetically Modified Crops and Insect Conservation
405
Progress and Prospects
431
Taxonomic Index
437

Measuring Longterm Changes in Insect Abundance
203
10 The Conservation of Ecological Interactions
226
Processes Patterns and Implications for Conservation
245

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