Aphids on the World's Crops: An Identification and Information Guide (2nd Revised edition)
By: V. F. Eastop (author), R.L. Blackman (author)Hardback
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An essential identification guide and information source for a major group of agriculturally important insects on a world-wide basis. It will not only enable non-specialist workers anywhere in the world to identify aphids found colonising crop plants, but also provide summaries of the available knowledge of each species. This edition has been comprehensively revised to include the most up-to-date information in this area.
Introductory section: systematics; life cycles and polymorphism; host-plant relationships; geographical distribution; morphology and key characters. Part 1 The crops and their aphids: list of crop plants and their English names; lists and keys of aphids on each crop. Part 2 The aphids: systematic treatment of genera. Part 3 Techniques: collecting; preservation and mounting; labelling and storage of slide-mounted preparations. Part 4 Sources of information: regionally classified faunal works; general biology; morphology, anatomy, and physiology.
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- ID: 9780471851912
2nd Revised edition
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