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Insect conservation

Michael J. Samways

Insect conservation

a handbook of approaches and methods

by Michael J. Samways

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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Insects,
  • Artenschutz,
  • Conservation,
  • Conservation of Natural Resources,
  • Insekten

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [375]-404) and index.

    StatementMichael J. Samways, Melodie A. McGeoch, Tim R. New
    SeriesTechniques in ecology and conservation series
    ContributionsMcGeoch, Melodie A., New, T. R.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQL496.4 .S26 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 441 p. :
    Number of Pages441
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25538623M
    ISBN 100199298238, 019929822X
    ISBN 109780199298235, 9780199298228
    OCLC/WorldCa430496973

    Conservation Biological Control presents various means to modify or manipulate the environment to enhance the activities of natural enemies of pests. It establishes a conceptual link between ecology and the agricultural use of agents for biological control, and discusses both theoretical issues as well as practical management concerns. [The first book on insect conservation as a subject, and still a mine of information]. Habitat Management for Invertebrates: A Practical Handbook, pp. .

    A series of original papers and reviews dealing with the peculiarities of island insects and their conservation in many parts of the world. Contributions to this special issue of Journal of Insect Conservation range from biogeographical analyses andecological features of island insects and their evolution to the variety of concerns for their wellbeing, and practical conservation through .   Chapter 10 looks at the importance of habitat restoration for insect conservation. The next two chapters consider ecological assessment (Chapter 11) and monitoring (Chapter 12) in insect conservation. The book concludes with a chapter on the efforts that are necessary for a future-proof world for insects (Chapter 13).Author: Thomas Fartmann.

    Insect conservation: an Australian perspective. [T R New] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for `This book tackles a timely and contentious topic and succeeds to the extent that it will remain a resource book on the problem of insect conservation in Australia for years to come. Insect Conservation and Diversity notes that FAIR data sharing allows for access to shared data under restrictions (e.g., to protect confidential or proprietary information) but notes that the FAIR principles encourage you to share data in ways that are as open as possible (but that can be as closed as necessary).


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This book will add to the continuing force for the conservation and protection of biological diversity of the Earth.

Show less The Conservation of Insects and their Habitats is a compilation of papers presented in the 15th Symposium of the Royal Entomological Society of London held at the Department of Physics Lecture Theatre Imperial College.

Tim New is an entomologist with wide interests in insect conservation, systematics and ecology and has published more than reviewed papers/book chapters, and about 30 books. He is Professor of Zoology at La Trobe University, by: The book is thereby both an encapsulated history of insect conservation and a template for the future, of interest to science historians, entomologists, and conservation biologists, policy-makers and practitioners in many parts of the : Tim R.

New. The key to insect conservation is to protect and - where necessary - to enhance or create habitats throughout the landscape, so that even the least mobile species can find somewhere to live when conditions become locally unsuitable.

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This book presents a state-of-the-art, comprehensive review of the entire field of insect conservation, from single-species conservation to whole-ecosystem approaches, Price Range: £ - £ Insect Conservation: A Global Synthesis is a landmark, field-defining work written by Professor Michael Samways, one of the founding fathers of this burgeoning discipline of conservation science.

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Insect Conservation outlines the main methods and Format: Unknown Binding. Biedermann, Robert Achtziger, Roland Nickel, Herbert and Stewart, Alan J.A. Conservation of Grassland Leafhoppers: A Brief Review. Journal of Insect. Conservation circles have given too little attention to the ecological significance of insects, while entomologists have been engaged mostly in controlling a tiny minority of species of insect pests.

The realms of conservationists and entomologists are brought together in this ground-breaking : Insect Conservation A Handbook of Approaches and Methods Michael J. Samways, Melodie A. McGeoch, and Tim R. New Techniques in Ecology & Conservation. Authored by a team of world-renowned entomologists; Intensely practical, concentrating largely on methods.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xv, pages: illustrations, maps ; 25 cm: Contents: Foundations for insect conservation --Landscape-scale insect conservation in three dimensions --Landscape descriptors and insect conservation dynamics --Species-level operational scale in insect conservation.

Mupepele et al.__Insect conservation in agricultural landscapes – An outlook for policy-relevant GAIA 28 / 4 (): – FORUM   These proceedings contain papers on insect conservation biology that are classified under 3 themes: (1) the current status of insect conservation, and major avenues for progress and hindrances (6 papers); (2) insects as model organisms in conservation biology (6 papers); and (3) future directions in insect conservation biology (6 papers).

In an age of unprecedented human impact on the environment, insect conservation biology is of increasing importance. Due to their abundance, diversity and rapid response to environmental changes, insects are also valuable indicators of wider biodiversity, and make excellent models for conservation research and monitoring.

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About this book. With up to a quarter of all insect species heading towards extinction over the next few decades, there is now a pressing need to summarize the techniques available for measuring insect diversity in order to develop effective conservation Range: £ - £ ' Conservation Biology `This book provides a clearly written, thoughtful, comprehensive and well illustrated introductory text for all concerned with insect ecology and conservation.

' Bulletin of Entomological Research ` It will prove an invaluable primer and reference for both beginning and experienced students of conservation : Springer Netherlands.

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Insects play important roles in terrestrial ecological processes and in maintaining the world as we know it.

They present particular conservation challenges, especially as a quarter face extinction within the next few decades. This textbook. The conservation and restoration of books, manuscripts, documents and ephemera is an activity dedicated to the preservation and protection of items of historical and personal value made primarily from paper, parchment, and applied to cultural heritage conservation activities are generally undertaken by a primary goal of conservation is to .His new book Insect Conservation: A Global Synthesis is published by the UK-based publishing house FABI.

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