Urban Landscape Entomology

Written By David Held
Urban Landscape Entomology
  • Publsiher : Academic Press
  • Release : 11 September 2019
  • ISBN : 0128130725
  • Pages : 224 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Read or download book entitled Urban Landscape Entomology written by David Held which was release on 11 September 2019, this book published by Academic Press. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Book excerpt: 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

Urban Landscape Entomology
  • Author : David Held
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2019-09-11
  • Total pages : 224
  • ISBN : 0128130725
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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 ...

Perspectives in Urban Entomology

Perspectives in Urban Entomology
  • Author : G. W. Frankie,C. S. Koehler
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2013-09-17
  • Total pages : 436
  • ISBN : 0128130725
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Summary : Perspectives in Urban Entomology is a collection of papers presented at the "Ecology and Management of Insect Populations in Urban Environments" held in Washington, D.C. in 1976. This collection deals with urban entomology with emphasis on insects, insect-plant relationships, and arthropods in the urban environments. One paper examines the causes ...

Urban Landscape Ecology

Urban Landscape Ecology
  • Author : Robert A. Francis,James D.A. Millington,Michael A. Chadwick
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2016-04-14
  • Total pages : 336
  • ISBN : 0128130725
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Summary : The growth of cities poses ever-increasing challenges for the natural environment on which they impact and depend, not only within their boundaries but also in surrounding peri-urban areas. Landscape ecology – the study of interactions across space and time between the structure and function of physical, biological and cultural components of ...

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Urban Agroecology
  • Author : Monika Egerer,Hamutahl Cohen
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2020-12-16
  • Total pages : 384
  • ISBN : 0128130725
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Summary : Today, 20 percent of the global food supply relies on urban agriculture: social-ecological systems shaped by both human and non-human interactions. This book shows how urban agroecologists measure flora and fauna that underpin the ecological dynamics of these systems, and how people manage and benefit from these systems. It explains how ...

Urban Biodiversity

Urban Biodiversity
  • Author : Alessandro Ossola,Jari Niemelä
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2017-11-28
  • Total pages : 260
  • ISBN : 0128130725
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Summary : Urban biodiversity is an increasingly popular topic among researchers. Worldwide, thousands of research projects are unravelling how urbanisation impacts the biodiversity of cities and towns, as well as its benefits for people and the environment through ecosystem services. Exciting scientific discoveries are made on a daily basis. However, researchers often ...

Encyclopedia of the World s Biomes

Encyclopedia of the World   s Biomes
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2020-06-26
  • Total pages : 3500
  • ISBN : 0128130725
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Summary : Encyclopedia of the World’s Biomes is a unique, five volume reference that provides a global synthesis of biomes, including the latest science. All of the book's chapters follow a common thematic order that spans biodiversity importance, principal anthropogenic stressors and trends, changing climatic conditions, and conservation strategies for maintaining ...

Encyclopedia of Entomology

Encyclopedia of Entomology
  • Author : John L. Capinera
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2008-08-11
  • Total pages : 4346
  • ISBN : 0128130725
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Summary : This text brings together fundamental information on insect taxa, morphology, ecology, behavior, physiology, and genetics. Close relatives of insects, such as spiders and mites, are included....

Insect Outbreaks Revisited

Insect Outbreaks Revisited
  • Author : Pedro Barbosa,Deborah K. Letourneau,Anurag A. Agrawal
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2012-06-29
  • Total pages : 492
  • ISBN : 0128130725
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Summary : The abundance of insects can change dramatically from generation to generation; these generational changes may occur within a growing season or over a period of years. Such extraordinary density changes or "outbreaks" may be abrupt and ostensibly random, or population peaks may occur in a more or less cyclic fashion. ...

Insect Conservation and Urban Environments

Insect Conservation and Urban Environments
  • Author : Tim R. New
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2015-09-18
  • Total pages : 244
  • ISBN : 0128130725
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Summary : Includes chapters on assessing changes among assemblages and in individual species, the variety of general threats (notably habitat changes and impacts of alien species) and more particularly urban threats. The first global overview and synthesis of the impacts of urbanisation on insects and their relatives and the needs and theoretical ...

Urban Ecology

Urban Ecology
  • Author : Pedro Barbose
  • Publisher : CABI
  • Release Date : 2020-11-04
  • Total pages : 247
  • ISBN : 0128130725
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Summary : Today, 55% of the world's human population lives in urban areas. By 2030, up to 90% of the global human population will live in cities and the global population is expected to increase by 68% by 2050. Although land cover categorized as "urban" is a relatively small fraction of the total surface of the Earth, ...

Climate Change Impacts on Urban Pests

Climate Change Impacts on Urban Pests
  • Author : Partho Dhang
  • Publisher : CABI
  • Release Date : 2016-11-29
  • Total pages : 199
  • ISBN : 0128130725
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Summary : This book is the first resource to review the influence of climate change on urban and public pests such as mosquitoes, flies, ticks, and wood pests, with respect to population, distribution, disease, damage and control. It systematically addresses how the impact of climate change on pests in urban areas differs ...

Routledge Handbook of Urban Forestry

Routledge Handbook of Urban Forestry
  • Author : Francesco Ferrini,Cecil C. Konijnendijk van den Bosch,Alessio Fini
  • Publisher : Taylor & Francis
  • Release Date : 2017-03-31
  • Total pages : 548
  • ISBN : 0128130725
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Summary : More than half the world's population now lives in cities. Creating sustainable, healthy and aesthetic urban environments is therefore a major policy goal and research agenda. This comprehensive handbook provides a global overview of the state of the art and science of urban forestry. It describes the multiple roles and ...

Urban Insect Pests

Urban Insect Pests
  • Author : Partho Dhang
  • Publisher : CABI
  • Release Date : 2014-09-14
  • Total pages : 264
  • ISBN : 0128130725
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Summary : A companion to 'Urban Pest Management', this book builds on the issues of insect pests in urban settings to discuss control strategies that look beyond products. From an environmental and health perspective, it is not always practical to spray chemicals indoors or in urban settings, so this work discusses sustainable ...

Managing Turfgrass Pests Second Edition

Managing Turfgrass Pests  Second Edition
  • Author : Thomas L. Watschke,Peter H. Dernoeden,David J. Shetlar
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2013-04-16
  • Total pages : 519
  • ISBN : 0128130725
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Summary : Written by three of the top professionals in the turfgrass field, Managing Turfgrass Pests, Second Edition brings together hundreds of solutions and best practices to help you manage turfgrass weeds, diseases, and insects more effectively. Since the publication of the bestselling first edition, advances in pest-resistant turfgrass cultivars and pest ...

The Truth About Organic Gardening

The Truth About Organic Gardening
  • Author : Jeff Gillman
  • Publisher : Timber Press
  • Release Date : 2008-02-01
  • Total pages : 208
  • ISBN : 0128130725
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Summary : Gardeners tend to assume that any organic product is automatically safe for humans and beneficial to the environment—and in most cases this is true. The problem, as Jeff Gillman points out in this fascinating, well-researched book, is that it is not always true, and the exceptions to the rule ...