1. The first all-photographic field guide (1,014 full-color identification photographs. The field guide with the unique visual key, Arrangement by shape and by color makes identification quick and easy. 600 species covered in full detail; notes are provided on 70 others)
  2. Featuring a durable vinyl binding and over 700 full-color identification photographsorganized visually by color and shape, theNational Audubon Society Field Guide to Insects and Spidersis the perfect companion for any outdoor excursion.Descriptive text includes measurements, diagnostic details,...
  3. icipe'smission is to help alleviate poverty, ensure food security and improve the overall health status of peoples of the tropics, by developing and extending management tools and strategies for harmful and useful arthropods, while preserving the natural resource base through research and...
  4. 1993-12-19 A method for rearing the insect that yields the red dye, carmine.
  5. 1999-07-19 The diamondback caterpillar,Plutella xylostella, (larva of amoth) is a very serious pest of cabbage and other crops. When highly fertilized collard greens (B. oleracea, Acephala Group), a related vegetable, are planted completely around a field, moths lay their eggs on the collards rather than on...
  6. 1999-12-19 In a study done by the University of Georgia, scientists showed that plants send out very specific signals for parasitic wasps to come to their aid when under attack by herbivores.
  7. 2001-10-20 Varroa mites (two strains of Varroa destructor), which parasitize the Western honey bee (Apis mellifera) over much of the world, can seriously weaken and even kill honey bee colonies. Some possibilities for control are discussed.
  8. 1996-10-19 Grasshoppers and locusts cause extensive damage to a wide variety of crops and can be persistent in gardens year after year. Several ideas for their control are presented.
  9. 2004-04-20 Researchers have discovered that under certain conditions, plants may communicate with insects or other plants
  10. 2005-01-20 Report on experience using Tithonia diversifolia as a termite repellent for protecting fruit trees in Central African Republic.