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Contemporary Topics in Entomology

Series Editor: Thomas A. Miller

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  1. Honey Bee Colony Health

    Challenges and Sustainable Solutions

    Edited by Diana Sammataro, Jay A. Yoder

    Series: Contemporary Topics in Entomology

    Modern commercial beekeeping has changed from primarily honey production to crop pollination. With this change has come extraordinary stress—colonies are moved multiple times a year, increasing their exposure to diseases, parasites, and hive pests. Antibiotics and acaricides are being applied more...

    Published November 16th 2011 by CRC Press

  2. Molecular Biology and Genetics of the Lepidoptera

    Edited by Marian R. Goldsmith, Frantisek Marec

    Series: Contemporary Topics in Entomology

    Numerous and charismatic, the Lepidoptera is one of the most widely studied groups of invertebrates. Advances in molecular tools and genomic techniques have reduced the need for large sizes and mass-rearing, and lepidopteran model systems are increasingly used to illuminate broad-based experimental...

    Published August 31st 2009 by CRC Press

  3. Food Exploitation By Social Insects

    Ecological, Behavioral, and Theoretical Approaches

    Edited by Stefan Jarau, Michael Hrncir

    Series: Contemporary Topics in Entomology

    Omnipresent in virtually all terrestrial ecosystems and of undisputed ecological and economical importance, the study of social insects is an area that continues to attract a vast number of researchers. As a consequence, a huge amount of information about their biology and ecology has accumulated....

    Published May 20th 2009 by CRC Press

  4. Insect Symbiosis, Volume 3

    Edited by Kostas Bourtzis, Thomas A. Miller

    Series: Contemporary Topics in Entomology

    The associations between insects and microorganisms, while pervasive and of paramount ecological importance, have been relatively poorly understood. The third book in this set, Insect Symbiosis, Volume 3, complements the previous volumes in exploring this somewhat uncharted territory. Like its...

    Published October 27th 2008 by CRC Press

  5. Insect Symbiosis, Volume 2

    Edited by Kostas Bourtzis, Thomas A. Miller

    Series: Contemporary Topics in Entomology

    Summarizing current knowledge on symbiotic organisms in the biology of insects, Insect Symbiosis, Volume IIdescribes the diversity of symbiotic bacteria associated with pests such as whiteflies, aphids, mealybugs, psyllids, and tsetse flies. The book illustrates how symbiosis research has important...

    Published June 22nd 2006 by CRC Press

  6. Insect Sounds and Communication

    Physiology, Behaviour, Ecology, and Evolution

    Edited by Sakis Drosopoulos, Michael F. Claridge

    Series: Contemporary Topics in Entomology

    While we may have always assumed that insects employ auditory communication, our understanding of it has been impeded by various technical challenges. In comparison to the study of an insect's visual and olfactory expression, research in the area of acoustic communication has lagged behind....

    Published November 1st 2005 by CRC Press

  7. Insect Symbiosis

    Edited by Kostas Bourtzis, Thomas A. Miller

    Series: Contemporary Topics in Entomology

    Insect Symbiosis summarizes the current knowledge of the relationship between symbiotic organisms and their insect hosts and provides an unparalleled analysis of cutting-edge research on this issue. Findings from international experts reveal possible new ways to control disease-carrying insects and...

    Published February 25th 2003 by CRC Press

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Forthcoming Books

  1. Forensic Entomology: International Dimensions and Frontiers
    Edited by Jeffery Keith Tomberlin, Mark Eric Benbow
    To Be Published March 14th 2015

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