Public Release:  Handbook of Agricultural Entomology

Wiley

Insect pests of crops cause enormous damage and expense worldwide. Many crop pests and plant diseases they transmit have been successfully controlled in the past with agro-chemicals but many have developed resistance to these chemical controls. Also, the phenomenon of climate change and global warming presents a danger of many pests and diseases migrating as the climate shifts creating new dangers from invasive insect pests.

Wiley is pleased to announce the publication of the Handbook of Agricultural Entomology, a reference and textbook for swift identification and information on all major insect pests and the damage they cause to crops.

Written by one of the world's leading entomologists, Handbook of Agricultural Entomology is a landmark publication for students and practitioners of entomology applied to agriculture and horticulture. It can be used as a reference and as a general textbook.

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To speak to the author or for a review copy of Handbook of Agricultural Entomology please contact:

Michelle Martella at Wiley

Handbook of Agricultural Entomology
March 2013 • 336pp
978-0-470-65913-7 • Online & Electronic Editions Available
$129.95; CAN $142.95; €89.90; £75.00

About the Author

H. F. van Emden is an internationally respected entomologist who in the UK has been President of both the Royal Entomological Society and the Association of Applied Biologists. He is currently Emeritus Professor of Horticulture in the School of Agriculture, Policy and Development at the University of Reading, UK, where for 35 years he has taught entomology at Masters level to international students of Crop Protection. He has taught and carried out research on applied entomology in six continents.

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