Insect Sampling (Ecological Methods & Concepts S.)

Insect Sampling (Ecological Methods & Concepts S.)

By: S. R. Leather (editor)Paperback

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Insect Sampling in Forest Ecosystems highlights the problems faced by entomologists working in forest ecosystems. * Insects play a major part in all aspects of ecology * Brings together the methodology needed to investigate insects through the various strata of the forest canopy * Covers techniques associated with various specialised groups of forest insects * Each chapter is backed up by a sound approach to experimental design and data analysis * Essential reading for advanced students and researchers as well as teachers

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Simon Leather is currently Reader in Applied Ecology in the Department of Biological Sciences at Imperial College's Silwood Park campus. He has been researching the population biology of agricultural and forest pests, particularly insects, for over 25 years.


Contributors. Methods in Ecology series. Preface. 1 Sampling theory and practice: Simon R. Leather & Allan D. Watt. 2 Sampling insects from roots: Alan C. Gange. 3 Pitfall trapping in ecological studies: B.A. Woodcock. 4 Sampling methods for forest understorey vegetation: Claire M.P. Ozanne. 5 Sampling insects from trees: shoots, stems, and trunks: Martin R. Speight. 6 Insects in flight: Mark Young. 7 Techniques and methods for sampling canopy insects: Claire M.P. Ozanne. 8 Sampling methods for water--filled tree holes and their artificial analogues: S.P. Yanoviak & O.M. Fincke. 9 Sampling devices and sampling design for aquatic insects: Leon Blaustein & Matthew Spencer. 10 Methods for sampling termites: David T. Jones, Robert H.J. Verkerk & Paul Eggleton. 11 Parasitoids and predators: Nick Mills. Index

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  • publication date: 07/12/2004
  • ISBN13: 9780632053889
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 320
  • ID: 9780632053889
  • weight: 478
  • ISBN10: 0632053887

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