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Entomologie médicale et vétérinaire

Medical and veterinary entomology


G. Duvallet, D. Fontenille, V. Robert

Edition 2017

In a context of general expansion of insect-borne diseases, this reference work presents an updated state of knowledge for all groups of arthropods of medical and veterinary interest. Pragmatic and operational, it describes the identification and control methods to be implemented to limit the nuisances and pathogenic effects.


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Les animaux utiles au jardin

Useful garden critters

A guide to biocontrol


V. Albouy

Edition 2017

Intended for the general public, this guide provides an update on the various aspects of biological control considered from the specific viewpoint of the amateur gardener. Its aim is to give gardeners a great many practical tips to get the most out of their gardens. At the end of the book, readers will find a table listing problems and solutions, addresses (of suppliers of beneficial organisms, nesting boxes and shelters) and an index of the animals and plants mentioned.

Année de première publication : 2012 (La lutte biologique au jardin)


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Insectes et acariens des cultures maraîchères en milieu tropical humide

Insects and spidermites affecting vegetable crops in tropical humid regions

Identification, bio-ecology and agro-ecological management


P. Ryckewaert, B. Rhino

Edition 2017

Insects and spidermites do significant damage to vegetable crops in all tropical regions around the world. Today, agro-ecological crop protection methods such as biological control are recommended. This work, a veritable handbook, features 22 references describing the major groups of arthropods: pests and natural enemies (predators and parasitoids). The bio-ecology of these groups and the means at our disposal to control pests are detailed along with many photographs.


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Formidables fourmis !

Astounding ants!


L. Passera, A. Wild, S. Deligeorges

Edition 2016

The social life of ants has nothing to envy in that of humans: they have managed to conquer the terrestrial world through fascinating behaviour! The unique, adaptive solutions that evolution has devised for ants are revealed here in everyday language and are brought to life by over 150 pictures combining scientific facts with aesthetic charm.


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Des insectes au menu ?

Insects anyone?

What the future holds for our everyday diet


V. Albouy, J. Chardigny, M. Prosper

Edition 2016

Insects as part of our future diet!

Just a rumour or a feasible prediction? An entomologist and a nutrition specialist have joined forces to take stock of past and emerging practices and discuss whether insects are a problem or possibly the solution to the food problems of tomorrow... Written in a humorous and easy to read style, this book gives you all the information you need to form your own opinion and, who knows, maybe you will even include insects in your next meal ... Would you care for a little more caterpillar?


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Les insectes sociaux

Social insects


E. Darrouzet, B. Corbara

Edition 2016

Social insects live in complex social organisations. They fascinate us with the flexibility of their individual functions, the diversity of their forms of communication, their behaviour and their collective intelligence. They do truly remarkable things that constantly pique our curiosity and creativity.


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Insect secrets

Insect secrets

1001 curiosities of the six-legged population


G. Boeuf, C. Bouget, G. Goujon

Edition 2016

Insects may well be a model of success in the genealogical tree of living beings, but their success lies in an exceptional treasure house of resourcefulness. The first animals to conquer the air through flight, insects have invented reproduction by cloning, antibiotics, antifreeze, coded flashes of cold light to communicate, the breeding of aphids and gardening of fungi for food, genetic manipulations to slave their hosts, etc. Scrolling through the immense diversity of insect species, often humourously, this book explores their most intriguing features and customs.


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Abeilles et paysage

Bees and Landscapes

Bee-keeping and Agricultural Issues


É. Maire, D. Laffly

Edition 2015

This book is original in that it establishes the link between landscapes and good bee health, as alterations to the landscapes can impact their lifestyles. It addresses the availability of pollen and nectar resources for the bees depending on landscapes, types of geographical area, vegetation and farming and bee-keeping practices. A useful book for anyone wishing to understand the reasons for declining bee populations.


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Les insectes. histoires insolites

Insects

Unusual Stories


P. Leraut

Edition 2015

The author relates unusual stories with tremendous humour, including the one about the little bug that blocked the construction of a motorway for two years or the one about "femmes fatales" or vamps (in fireflies!). Single-parent families also feature (case of parthenogenesis), as are  the urban hives. The eighth plague of Egypt may well remind us that, since Antiquity, men have had to combat certain insects that devoured their crops or infected them with dreadful diseases, but entomologists and nature lovers will understand here that consuming insects is a genuine hope for humanity.


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Our Bees in Danger

Our Bees in Danger


V. Albouy, Y. Le Conte

Edition 2014

What is the role of domestic and wild bees in the natural and farming environments? How do they live? What does bee-keeping mean today? What are the verifiable and verified facts of alarmist reports on the death of bees and how many are simply rumours or anecdotes? The authors answer these questions whilst taking stock of the reasons for bee mortality and possible solutions. This very readable book is targeting anyone sensitive to the crucial role of these incomparable pollinators and the repercussions on farming.


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