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Encyclopedia of Entomology: Book by John L. Capinera

Encyclopedia of Entomology

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ISBN: 9781402062421    Publisher: Springer-Verlag New York Inc. Year of publishing: 2008     Format:  Hardback No of Pages: 4409        Language: English
The Encyclopedia of Entomology provides a detailed, global overview of insects and their close relatives, including taxonomy, behavior, ecology, physiology, history, and management. It covers all the major...Read more
The Encyclopedia of Entomology provides a detailed, global overview of insects and their close relatives, including taxonomy, behavior, ecology, physiology, history, and management. It covers all the major groups of arthropods, as well as many important families and individual species. The encyclopedia also covers physiology, genetics, ecology, behavior, insect relationships with people, medical entomology, and pest management.
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About the author: John L. Capinera
John Capinera is chairman of the Entomology and Nematology Department at the University of Florida, and formerly headed the Entomology Department at Colorado... Read more
John Capinera is chairman of the Entomology and Nematology Department at the University of Florida, and formerly headed the Entomology Department at Colorado State University. He is a fellow of the Entomological Society of America, and an authority on insect ecology and pest management.
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Review:
From the reviews of the second edition: "The text is abundantly illustrated with photographs and line drawings. The colour plates are generally very good and highly attractive ... . should be in...Read more
From the reviews of the second edition: "The text is abundantly illustrated with photographs and line drawings. The colour plates are generally very good and highly attractive ... . should be in all institutional libraries whose clientele have interests in entomology or pest management." (T. R. New, Journal of Insect Conservation, Vol. 13 (2), 2009) "This second edition of Capinera's Encyclopedia of Entomology draws on the expertise of over 450 contributors ... . Black-and-white illustrations and photographs are used throughout the work to good effect. ... Overall this is a succinct, clearly written introduction to the field of entomology. It will appeal to both those new to the field as well as those seeking more detailed information and further reading. ... I think this will be a useful reference tool ... ." (Mary Robinson, Reference Reviews, Vol. 23 (5), 2009)
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