More Details about General And Applied Entomology, Second E

General Information  
Author(s)David and B V
PublisherMcGraw Hill
Publish YearJanuary 2003


This book essentially covers all aspects of study of insects covering aspects of morphology, physiology, ethology, ecology, taxonomy with emphasis on bioecology and management of insects of economic importance in the fields of agriculture, horticulture, medicine and veterinary. With the factors controlling gene expression being better understood, interest in crop transformations resulting from transgenic is on the rise. The book emphasizes the increased involvement of interdisciplinary trends, the diversity of approaches as well as developments that make insect science truly integrated.

Key Features:-

  • IPM or integrated Pest Management, a concept involving the optimum combination of control methods to
  • The increased relevance of biopesticides involving plant-derived products, new molecules, which have
  • The role of biodiversity in the effective functioning of ecosystems has been detailed.
  • The role of insect taxonomy, wherein while retaining the importance of insects of pestological value
  • Every aspect of insect science including industrial entomology.