Medical and Veterinary Entomology

Medical and Veterinary Entomology

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For medical, veterinary, entomology and public health students, this acclaimed textbook has been fully updated and revised to reflect the most recent advances. Each chapter is structured with the student in mind, organized by the major headings of Taxonomy, Morphology, Life History, Behavior and Ecology, Public Health and Veterinary Importance, and Prevention and Control. This 2e includes separate chapters devoted to each of the taxonomic groups of insects and arachnids of medical or veterinary concern, including spiders, scorpions, mites, and ticks. Internationally recognized editors Mullen and Durden surpass the competition by including extensive coverage of both medical and veterinary entomological importance. * Follows in the tradition of Herm's Medical and Veterinary Entomology * The latest information on developments in entomology relating to public health and veterinary importance * Two separate indexes for enhanced searchability: Taxonomic and Subject New to this edition: * Three new chapters - Morphological Adaptations of Parasitic Arthropods - Forensic Entomology - Molecular Tools in Medical and Veterinary Entomology * Online ancillaries: glossary, chapter images, study questions, and related web links * 1700 word glossary * Appendix of Arthropod-Related Viruses of Medical-Veterinary Importance * Numerous new full-color images, illustrations and maps throughoutGary R. Mullen, Lance A. Durden ... Proper maintenance of farm ponds and fluctuation of the water level in dairy ponds and waste lagoons can help to reduce the ... Disking of low-lying crop lands and the use of appropriate irrigation schedules have been effective in reducing adult populations of ... (2008); and for an assessment of mermithid nematodes as biological control agents, see Mullens et al.

Title:Medical and Veterinary Entomology
Author:Gary R. Mullen, Lance A. Durden
Publisher:Academic Press - 2009-04-22


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