By P. K. McEwen (editor), T. R. New (editor), A. E. Whittington (editor)

ISBN-10: 051166611X

ISBN-13: 9780511666117

ISBN-10: 0521037298

ISBN-13: 9780521037297

ISBN-10: 0521772176

ISBN-13: 9780521772174

Lacewings are predatory bugs which assault and kill huge numbers of insect pests. Lacewings within the Crop atmosphere addresses either the theoretical and functional facets of lacewing biology and their use in crop security. The booklet opens with a piece on lacewing systematics and ecology. subsequent, lacewings as predators in a wide selection of commercially vital plants are reviewed and this can be through a piece at the rules of utilizing lacewings in pest keep an eye on. the prospective effect of genetically changed vegetation on lacewing populations is usually mentioned. ultimately, a desirable array of case reports of lacewing use in lots of plants from around the globe is gifted, and destiny makes use of of lacewings speculated upon. Lacewings within the Crop atmosphere is a necessary reference paintings and sensible guide for college kids, researchers of organic keep watch over, built-in pest administration and agricultural technology, and for box staff utilizing lacewings in pest administration programmes world wide.

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The biological differences between Mallada and Dichochrysa are still largely unclear. Meleoma Fitch (Type species Meleoma signoretii Fitch) (Chrysopinae: Chrysopini). Figs. 13a, h. Despite considerable variability within Meleoma (Brooks & Barnard, 1990), many species have the head broad, antennae shorter than the fore wing and widely separated at the base; males often have intricate ornamentation on the head (including a pronounced frontal cavity), or stridulatory mechanism. The broad arcessus has an upturned pseudopenis.

1990) Systematics of the Neuropteroidea: present status and future needs. Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University College of Agricultural and Life Sciences Information Series 90, 151–64. Tjeder, B. (1961) Neuroptera-Planipennia. The lacewings of southern Africa. 3. Family Hemerobiidae. South African Animal Life 8, 296–408. R. NEW Tjeder, B. (1966) Neuroptera-Planipennia. The lacewings of southern Africa. 5. Family Chrysopidae. South African Animal Life 12, 228–534. Tjeder, B. (1970) Neuroptera.

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