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Mites of greenhouses [electronic resource] : identification, biology and control / Zhi-Qiang Zhang.

Author/Creator:
Zhang, Zhi-Qiang, 1963-
Publication:
Wallingford, Oxon, UK ; Cambridge, MA : CABI Pub., c2003.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (256 p.)
Subjects:
Plant mites.
Plant mites -- Biological control.
Greenhouse plants -- Diseases and pests.
Mites as biological pest control agents.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
Mites are major pests of greenhouse crops and cause significant economic impact. This book describes the biology, identification and control of such mites. Topics covered include: introduction to the Acari; keys to orders, families and selected species; and collecting, rearing and studying mites.
Contents:
Table of Contents; Preface; Acknowledgements; Part I Introduction; 1 Greenhouses, Plants & Mites; 2 Introduction to Acari; 3 Methods & Techniques; Part II Pest Mites; 4 Spider Mites; 5 False Spider Mites; 6 Tarsonemid Mites; 7 Eriophyoid Mites; 8 Acarid Mites; 9 Other Pest Mites; Part III Beneficial Mites; 10 Phytoseiid Mites; 11 Laelapid Mites; 12 Other Beneficial Mites; Part IV Accessories; 13 Glossary; 14 Appendix; 15 Index
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 229-234) and index.
ISBN:
1-280-82978-8
9786610829781
0-85199-841-0
OCLC:
476061262
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