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INSECTS AND WILDLIFE
Arthropods and their relationships with wild vertebrate animals - Product Details

INSECTS AND WILDLIFE
Arthropods and their relationships with wild vertebrate animals
by John L. Capinera

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2010, 487 pages, b/w photos, diagrams, fine line illustrations. This book provides a comprehensive overview of the interrelationships of insects and wildlife. It serves as an introduction to insects and other arthropods for wildlife management and other vertebrate biologists and students, and emphasizes the importance of insects to wild vertebrate animals. It discusses the important influences of insects on wildlife populations, habitat suitability, and sustainability, as well as their direct and indirect effects on wildlife health.

Important topics covered:

  • the importance of insects as food items for vertebrate animals
  • the role of arthropods as determinants of ecosystem health and productivity
  • the ability of arthropods to transmit disease-causing agents, and an overview of representative disease-causing agents transmitted by arthropods
  • arthropods as pests and parasites of vertebrates
  • hazards to wildlife associated with pesticide use to protect against insect damage
  • insect management techniques other than pesticides
  • insect conservation and how insects influence wildlife conservation
  • Paperback; 7-1/2 x 9-11/16".

    3567 Capinera, Insects & Wildlife, Paperback

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