INSECT PESTS IN TROPICAL FORESTRY, second edition
by F. Ross Wylie & Martin R. Speight
2012, 365 pages, 131 color photos & maps, b/w illus., charts, graphs. The management of tropical forest ecosystems is essential to the health of the planet. This book addresses forest insect pest problems across the world’s tropics, addressing the pests’ ecology, impact and possible approaches for their control. Fully updated, this second edition also includes discussions of new areas of interest including climate change, invasive species, forest health and plant clinics with special reference to the economic damage pests cause to trees. Case histories illustrating a whole range of insect types from defoliators and sap-feeders to shoot, bark and wood borers are provided.
This work is an indispensible resource for students, researchers and practitioners of forestry, ecology, pest management and entomology in tropical and subtropical countries. Paperback; 6-3/4 x 9-1/2″.
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