MOSQUITOES AND THEIR CONTROL, second edition
by Norbert Becker, et al.
2010, 577 pages, 700+ drawings. This volume presents a wealth of information on the bionomics, systematics, ecology, research techniques and control of both nuisance and disease vector mosquitoes in an easily readable style, providing practical guidelines and important information for professionals and laymen alike.
Ninety-two European species and more than 100 globally important vector and nuisance species are included in the book. Most of them, including all European species, are described in the fully illustrated identification keys, followed by a detailed description of the morphology, biology, distribution and medical importance of each species, including over 700 detailed drawings.
Subjects covered include:
systematics and biology
illustrated identification keys for larval and adult mosquito genera
morphology, ecology, and distribution of the species identified in the keys
biological, chemical, physical and genetic control of mosquitoes
The book provides a valuable tool for vector ecologists, entomologists, and all those involved with mosquito control, biology, ecology, and systematics world-wide. Hardcover: 8 x 10-3/4″.
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