Bark Beetles: Biology and Ecology of Native and Invasive by Fernando E. Vega,Richard W. Hofstetter

By Fernando E. Vega,Richard W. Hofstetter

Bark Beetles: Biology and Ecology of local and Invasive Species presents an intensive dialogue of those economically vital pests of coniferous and broadleaf bushes and their significance in agriculture. It  is the 1st e-book out there completely devoted to this significant workforce of bugs, and includes 15 chapters on common heritage and ecology, morphology, taxonomy and phylogenetics, evolution and variety, inhabitants dynamics, resistance, symbiotic institutions, ordinary enemies, weather swap, administration strategies,  economics, and politics, with a few chapters solely dedicated to essentially the most economically vital bark beetle genera, together with Dendroctonus, Ips, Tomicus, Hypothenemus, and Scolytus.

This textual content is perfect for entomology and forestry classes, and is aimed toward scientists, school contributors, woodland managers, practitioners of organic keep an eye on of insect pests, mycologists drawn to bark beetle-fungal institutions, and scholars within the disciplines of entomology, ecology, and forestry.

  • Provides the one synthesis of the literature on bark beetles
  • Features chapters solely dedicated to the most economically very important bark beetle genera, resembling Dendroctonus, Ips, Tomicus, Hypothenemus, and Scolytus
  • Includes copious colour illustrations and pictures that extra improve the content

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