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The Resource Encyclopedia of insects, editors, Vincent H. Resh, Ring T. Cardé, (electronic book)

Encyclopedia of insects, editors, Vincent H. Resh, Ring T. Cardé, (electronic book)

Label
Encyclopedia of insects
Title
Encyclopedia of insects
Statement of responsibility
editors, Vincent H. Resh, Ring T. Cardé
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Awarded Best Reference by the New York Public Library (2004), Outstanding Academic Title by CHOICE (2003), and AAP/PSP 2003 Best Single Volume Reference/Sciences by Association of American Publishers' Professional Scholarly Publishing Division, the first edition of Encyclopedia of Insects was acclaimed as the most comprehensive work devoted to insects. Covering all aspects of insect anatomy, physiology, evolution, behavior, reproduction, ecology, and disease, as well as issues of exploitation, conservation, and management, this book sets the standard in entomology. The second edition of this reference will continue the tradition by providing the most comprehensive, useful, and up-to-date resource for professionals. Expanded sections in forensic entomology, biotechnology and Drosphila, reflect the full update of over 300 topics. Articles contributed by over 260 high profile and internationally recognized entomologists provide definitive facts regarding all insects from ants, beetles, and butterflies to yellow jackets, zoraptera, and zygentoma. * 66% NEW and revised content by over 200 international experts * New chapters on Bedbugs, Ekbom Syndrome, Human History, Genomics, Vinegaroons * Expanded sections on insect-human interactions, genomics, biotechnology, and ecology * Each of the 273 articles updated to reflect the advances which have taken place in entomology research since the previous edition * Features 1,000 full-color photographs, figures and tables * A full glossary, 1,700 cross-references, 3,000 bibliographic entries, and online access save research time * Updated with online access
Cataloging source
OPELS
Dewey number
595.703
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
QL462.3
LC item number
.E485 2009eb
Literary form
non fiction
NAL call number
QL462.3
NAL item number
.E53 2009
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
  • encyclopedias
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Resh, Vincent H
  • Cardé, Ring T
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  • Insects
  • Insects
Label
Encyclopedia of insects, editors, Vincent H. Resh, Ring T. Cardé, (electronic book)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Previous ed.: 2002
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
285 subjects from 265 contributors
Control code
SCIDI500570904
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
1 online resource (xxxiii, 1132 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780080920900
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), maps.
Specific material designation
remote
Label
Encyclopedia of insects, editors, Vincent H. Resh, Ring T. Cardé, (electronic book)
Publication
Note
Previous ed.: 2002
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
285 subjects from 265 contributors
Control code
SCIDI500570904
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
1 online resource (xxxiii, 1132 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780080920900
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), maps.
Specific material designation
remote

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