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Author Capinera, John L.

Title Insects and wildlife : arthropods and their relationships with wild vertebrate animals / John L. Capinera
Published Chichester, U.K. ; Hoboken, NJ : Wiley-Blackwell, 2010
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Description 1 online resource (viii, 487 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents Insects and Wildlife; Contents; Preface; Acknowledgments; Section 1: Introduction to the Arthropods; Section 2: Food Relationships; Section 3: Arthropods As Disease Vectors and Pests; Section 4: Pest Management and Its Effects on Wildlife; Section 5: Conservation Issues; Glossary; Index
Summary This book provides a comprehensive overview of the interrelationships of insects and wildlife. It serves as an introduction to insects and other arthropods for wildlife management and other vertebrate biology students, and emphasizes the importance of insects to wild vertebrate animals. The book emphasizes how insects exert important influences on wildlife habitat suitability and wildlife population sustainability, including their direct and indirect effects on wildlife health. Among the important topics covered are: the importance of insects as food items for vertebrate animals; the role of a
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Insecticides -- Toxicology.
Insects as carriers of disease.
Insects -- Ecology.
Vertebrates -- Ecology.
Vertebrates -- Food.
Wildlife conservation.
Animals, Wild.
Environmental Health.
Insecticides -- toxicity.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2009041246
ISBN 1444317687
1444317695 (electronic bk.)
1444357840 (electronic bk.)
9781444317695 (electronic bk.)
9781444357844 (electronic bk.)
Other Titles Arthropods and their relationships with wild vertebrate animals