Comprehensive Insect Physiology, Biochemistry, and Pharmacology: Insect control

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G. A. Kerkut, Lawrence Irwin Gilbert
Pergamon Press, 1985 - Science - 849 pages
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Volume 12 is devoted to current and future approaches to insect management and control. The topics discussed cover chemical control, including the use of juvenile hormone analogs, microbiological methods, including viral and fungal agents, biological control, and genetic approaches to insect control. The 20 chapters, all amply referenced and illustrated, well demonstrate the multidisciplinary nature of the subject and the degree of international effort that has led to the present state of knowledge. Fifteen of the chapters are devoted to the action of insecticides, reflecting the immensity of the subject. The past 30 years have witnessed remarkable advances in the scientific basis of insect control and this volume provides a convenient point of entry into the massive amount of literature now available.

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Contents

Feeding Behavior 7 Microsomal Monooxygenases
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Insect Growth Regulators Volume 13 CUMULATIVE INDEXES
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Volume 10BIOCHEMISTRY 15 Cyanogenesis in Insects
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