LIVING WITH BUGS
Least-Toxic Solutions to Everyday Bug Problems
by Jack DeAngelis
2009, 176 pages, 16 color plates with multiple photos, b/w photos throughout. This valuable resource provides a wealth of information about the insects and related critters that share our homes and living spaces. It examines more than 50 of the most commonly encountered household pests, from ants to scabies to vinegar flies, and offers environmentally friendly solutions for managing them, distinguishing situations requiring immediate attention from those needing simple monitoring.
The guide includes more than 90 color and black-and-white photographs and drawings of the featured species; an identification guide to common pests; information about life histories; and advice about control. It also contains information on entomophobia and delusions; Internet and local resources; electronic pest control; biorational (“eco-friendly”) pesticides; buying pest control services; and simple “keys” to identification of an unknown pest. Paperback; 5-1/2 x 8-1/2″.
About the Author – Jack DeAngelis, PhD, is an emeritus entomologist with the Oregon State University Extension Service. He was professor at Oregon State University for fifteen years, where he conducted pest management research and taught urban entomology.
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