Agricultural Insect Pests of the Tropics and Their Control

Front Cover
CUP Archive, Jul 24, 1975 - Science - 516 pages
0 Reviews
Principles and methods of pest control; Biological control of insect pests in Africa; Chemical control of insect pests; Pests descriptions, biology and control measures; Major tropical crops and their pests.
 

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

Contents

Pest descriptions biology and control
3
Principles of pest control
7
Forecasting pest attack
14
Biological control
21
Antestia Bug of coffee
29
Pesticides
45
Crop guide for pesticide use
51
Pesticides in current use
62
Tortricidae
252
Pyralidae
258
Nymphalidae
281
Lycaenidae
283
Papilionidae
284
Hesperiidae
286
Drepanidae
287
Geometridae
288

Methods of application
89
Spray additives
95
Dusters
102
measures
105
Orthoptera
107
Tettigoniidae
109
Gryllidae
110
Gryllotalpidae
111
A crididae
113
Isoptera
119
Hodotermitidae
121
Termitidae
122
Homoptera
127
Cercopidae
131
Cicadellidae
132
Te t tigo metridae
137
Delphacidae
138
Lophopidae
143
Psyllidae
144
Aleyrodidae
146
Aphididae
150
Pemphigidae
166
Margarodidae
167
Orthezidae
168
Pseudococcidae
169
Coccidae
177
Diaspididae
185
Heteroptera
197
Miridae
199
Lygaeidae
205
Pyrrhocoridae
206
Coreidae
208
Tingidae
213
Pentatomidae
214
Thysanoptera
223
Thripidae
225
Lepidoptera
239
Sesiidae
242
Gelechiidae
243
Yponomeutidae
247
Cossidae
248
Limacodidae
250
Epiplemidae
290
Sphingidae
291
Noctuidae
293
Lyonetiidae
314
Diptera
317
Ce cidomy iidae
319
Tephritidae
323
Agromyzidae
329
Diopsidae
330
Ephydridae
332
Muscidae
333
Anthomyiidae
336
Hymenoptera
339
Tenth redinidae
341
Formicidae
342
Coleoptera
347
Scarabaeidae
349
Anobiidae
357
Bostrychidae
358
Silvanidae
360
Coccinellidae
361
Tenebnomdae
363
Meloidae
365
Cerambycidae
368
Bruchidae
372
Chrysomelidae
374
Curculionidae
388
Scolytidae
409
Acarina
411
Tetranychidae
413
Tenuipalpidae
418
Tarsonemidae
419
Eriophyidae
421
Major tropical crops and their pests
423
General bibliography
471
Appendices
485
A List of pesticides cited and some of their trade names
487
B Glossary of terms used in Applied Entomology and Crop Protection
489
Preservation shipment and identification of insect specimens simple hints
496
Index
499
Copyright

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

References to this book

All Book Search results »

About the author (1975)

Dennis S. Hill is an English zoologist specializing in entomology, with considerable experience in agricultural entomology. His B.Sc. and MSc. degrees are from Hull University and his Ph.D. is from Hong Kong University. He has studied insects and lectured on entomology, ecology, and other subjects in diverse locations around the world. His published works include 14 books, 35 research papers, and numerous reports, reviews, and articles. Hill has also developed advisory literature and teaching manuals dealing with insects, crop pests, and community ecology.

Bibliographic information