Prevention of Bug Bites, Stings, and Disease [electronic resource].
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- Oxford : Oxford University Press, USA, 2009.
1 online resource (352 p.)
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- Arthropoda. (search)
Bites and stings. (search)
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- Here is all the information you will ever need--no matter where you are in the world--to identify, avoid, and protect yourself against all manner of blood sucking or venomous arthropods, ranging from scorpions, spiders, ants, and bees to mites, ticks, lice, bed bugs, sand flies, biting midges, mosquitoes, and horse flies. Line drawings and representative color photographs help identify bugs accurately, and information on each bug's particular habits and habitats allows readers to minimize potentially annoying, painful, and even lethal encounters. This book is packed with helpful tips on using
- Contents; Foreword; Preface; Acknowledgments; 1. What's Biting Me?; 2. Location, Location, Location; 3. When Is Enough Enough?; 4. Stop Them at the Source; 5. WANTED: Dead or Dead; 6. Good Fences Make Good Neighbors; 7. Suit Up!; 8. Put on Something Natural; 9. Repellents That Work; 10. Formulation: The Choice Is Up to You; 11. How Do I Know What Works?; 12. How Do I Know That It's Safe?; 13. Will It Hurt? Toxic Stings and Bites; 14. Future Directions; 15. Putting It All Together; Glossary; References; Index
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- Frances, Stephen P.
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