Relationships of Natural Enemies and Non-prey Foods - Progress in Biological Control 7 (Hardback)Jonathan G. Lundgren (author)
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Publisher: Springer-Verlag New York Inc.
Number of pages: 454
Weight: 1910 g
Dimensions: 235 x 155 x 26 mm
Edition: 2009 ed.
From the reviews:
"This work focuses on the role of non-prey nutritional resources with the worthy goal of improving the understanding and use of natural enemies. Lundgren ... presents the nature and importance of glucophagy, pollinivory, granivory, and mycophagy to natural enemies, followed by an extensive discussion of applications, including diet supplementation strategies, compatibility with genetically modified plants, and biological control of weed seeds. ... Includes taxonomic and subject indexes. Summing Up: Highly recommended. Upper-division undergraduate through professional collections." (M. K. Harris, Choice, Vol. 47 (2), October, 2009)
"This book would be useful for advanced undergraduates, graduate students, and researchers with an interest in biological control natural enemy biology food web dynamics, nutritional ecology, or plant-insect interactions. ... serve as a valuable reference tool. ... The book clearly succeeds in providing a comprehensive overview of the field. ... Relationships of Natural Enemies of Non Prey Foods is a must read for those involved with biological control and arthropod pest management in general." (Ian Kaplan, American Entomologist, Summer, 2011)
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