Pests

Pathology, Insects & Disease

INSECTS: Their Natural History and Diversity (With A Photographic Guide to Insects of Eastern North America)
Stephen Marshall.  "The most comprehensive photographic overview of insects ever published, …covering all the insect diversity in eastern North America."  Visual, user-friendly format enables readers to quickly and accurately identify most insects.  Features: detailed chapters covering all insect orders and the insect families of eastern North America; brief examination of common families of related terrestrial arthropods; 28 picture keys for quick and accurate insect identification, and; much more.  "The book has coffee-table quality combined with practitioner-level relevance."  A landmark reference book that is ideal for any naturalist or entomologist. 8-3/4 x 11-1/4, 718p, 4,000 color photos, 400 illustrations, charts, 28 picture keys, 2006. OVERSIZE.
I9008 hardcover ..........US $95.00 CAN $95.00

DISEASES OF TREES AND SHRUBS (2/e)
William Sinclair, Howard Lyon.  A thorough revision or updating of the volume first published in 1987.  The work is both a pictorial survey of the diseases of trees (forest and shade trees) and woody ornamental shrubs in the U.S. and Canada, and a diagnostic tool for identifying specific diseases.  Revisions seek to make the volume more useful for classroom instruction and for use by non-academics among professionals and the public. The second edition is organized by kind of pathogen, and secondarily by disease type or plant part.  The color images have been increased by 15 percent, and there are 101 b&w images, most of which illustrate microscopic features of pathogens.  In this edition, plant names are given first in Latin, with common names presented parenthetically.  Both a disease's symptoms and signs and its disease cycle are presented more clearly than in the first edition, and the diagnostic detail about pathogens, especially microfungi, has been expanded.  The reference list has been doubled, now including more than 4000 titles, and the Index has been made more user friendly.  In addition, an accompanying CD-ROM contains all the individual reference lists that will be represented only as lists of numbers on the book's printed pages.  It allows the book's users to consult the lists when they want to find sources of information or additional information or images. 9 x 12, 660p,  2200+ color illustrations,  261 color photos,  350 b&w photos and drawings, 2005. OVERSIZE.
D3717 hardcover .........US $89.95 CAN $102.95

DIAGNOSIS OF ILL-HEALTH IN TREES (2/e)
R.G. Strouts, T.G. Winter (Britain).  An easy-to-understand, non-laboratory based system for determining the causes of ill-health in trees.  The emphasis is on problems of species grown for non-commercial purposes, but nearly all causes of ill-health in trees are covered in some detail (apart from damage from biting insects and mammals).  The most important or striking problems are fully described and illustrated, and their significance and control discussed.  Includes: diagnostic procedure; the known problems of virtually all tree genera used for amenity purposes in Britain; prevention and treatment of pests, diseases and disorders; decay and tree safety, and; more. 5-1/2 x 9-1/4, 334p, color photos, 2000.
D5451 paperback ..........US $99.95  CAN $99.95

A GUIDE TO THE IDENTIFICATION AND CONTROL OF EXOTIC INVASIVE SPECIES IN ONTARIO’S HARDWOOD FORESTS

Lisa Derickx, Pedro Antunes.  This is the first comprehensive guidebook for terrestrial exotic invasive species in Ontario.  Focuses on the biology, ecology and management of species that invade hardwood forests, which are a major natural resource in Canada.  The first main section provides an introduction to the importance of hardwood forests in Ontario and an overview about management practices (both invasive species and woodlot management).  The second section focuses on invasive species accounts, including fourteen (14) exotic plants, five (5) insects and six (6) pathogens.  All were selected based on science-based criteria stemming from their economic, environmental and societal effects.  A valuable and timely reference for a broad audience, including academics, students, natural resource managers, woodlot owners and the general public. 8-1/2 x 10-3/4, 294p, color photos, tables, 2013.
G0212 paperback..........US $54.95 CAN $59.95

WOOD AND TREE FUNGI: Biology, Damage, Protection, and Use
Olaf Schmidt.  “The most comprehensive treatise on the fundamentals, causes, and consequences of decomposition wood as well as the measures for its prevention.”  Provides an up-to-date overview of the various wood and tree fungi damaging trees, lumber, and timber, with special focus is given to identification, prevention, and remediation techniques.  Coverage includes: the fundamentals of cytology and morphology; a practical section describing damage by viruses and bacteria on trees; the habitat of wood fungi and tree care, and: the positive effects of wood-inhabiting microorganisms.  A valuable resource for advanced students, teachers and scientists, professionals working in wood protection and prevention of wood decay, foresters, and architects. 6-1/4 x 9-1/2, 334p, 12 color + 62 b&w photos, figures, 2006.
W1381 hardcover..........US $129.00 CAN $144.95

PRINCIPLES OF FOREST PATHOLOGY
Frank Tainter, Fred Baker.  Focuses on the practical aspects of forest diseases and measures to minimize damage and loss.  Deals with the study of the problems and damage to forests due to plant diseases, insects, fire, weather, and animals.  Both a forestry and plant pathology book.  The first section deals with general topics and principles, including both abiotic and biotic causes.  The latter presents the details of particular forest diseases and offers practical management suggestions.  Includes numerous “Disease Profiles” to aid in diagnosis and treatment. 7 x 10, 832p, 1996. OVERSIZE.
P9526 print-on-demand..........US $399.95 CAN $439.99

FOREST ENTOMOLOGY: A Global Perspective
William Ciesla.  Examines forest insects in a global context and reviews their dynamics, interactions with humans and methods for monitoring and management of species that damage forests.  Features 235 profiles of forest insects, worldwide.  Contains a series of tables providing summaries of the distribution and hosts of many more species.  Included are those that damage forests, others that are simply curiosities and some that are beneficial.  A valuable reference designed for students, practicing foresters and forest health specialists, especially for those who work internationally or are concerned with species that have the potential to expand their ranges via international trade, travel or environmental changes. 7-3/4 x 10, 416p, color plates, b&w photos, figures, 2011.
F3145 hardcover..........US $134.95 CAN $147.95

INSECT SAMPLING IN FOREST ECOSYSTEMS
Simon Leather, ed..  Highlights the problems faced by entomologists working in forest ecosystems.  “Suggests ways in which their methodology can be modified so as to be understood by ecologists and become accepted within the general fields of ecology and entomology.”  Covers all aspects of insect sampling within all ecosystems, but has a definite bias towards forest ecosystems.  Includes an introduction to sampling theory and practice.  Subsequent chapters deal with the methodology and techniques needed to sample a particular stratum of the forest canopy (i.e. understory vegetation, canopy insects, roots, etc.) or specialized group of insects (i.e. insects in flight, termites, parasitoids and predators, etc.).  A reference for advanced students, researchers, and teachers. 6 x 9, 320p, b&w photos & illustrations, figures, tables, 2005.
I3887 print-on-demand..........US $114.95 CAN $125.99

INVASIVE FOREST INSECTS, INTRODUCED FOREST TREES, AND ALTERED ECOSYSTEMS: Ecological Pest Management in Global Forest of a Changing World
Timothy Paine, ed.  Demand for timber and fibre continues to grow and is being met by increased reliance on plantation forestry.  Many of these plantations are non-native species that have characteristics of rapid growth and good commercial qualities.  In some cases, the high rates of production are a result of the absence of native herbivore and diseases.  This limited pest status is threatened as pest species move around the globe.  There also is concern about threats of these non-native plantation species on native communities and the impact of changing climates on forest productivity.  This volume explores many of these issues for the first time, examining the ecological processes occurring in new forest environments.  A book appealing to those in the forestry, forest entomology, and pest management communities. 6 x 9, 190p, b&w photos, figures, 2008.
I2909 paperback..........US $99.00 CAN $112.95

TRACKS AND SIGN OF INSECTS AND OTHER INVERTEBRATES: A Guide to North American Species
Charley Eiseman, Noah Charney.  The first-ever reference to the sign left by insects and other North American invertebrates.  Includes descriptions and almost 1,000 color photographs of: tracks and trails; eggs and egg cases; feeding signs; galls and leaf mines; webs and cocoons; shelters, coverings, and burrows; signs of predation, and; more.  Covers some 2,000 species, including beetles, spiders, flies, ants, butterflies, moths, dragonflies, mayflies, grasshoppers, centipedes, snails, earthworms, wasps, bees, crabs, and many other invertebrates.  Identification is made to the family level, sometimes to the genus or species.  A "ground-breaking reference" for wildlife professionals, naturalists, students, and insect specialists. 5-1/2 x 8-1/4, 592p, 927 color photos, 2010.
T6245 paperback..........US $39.95 CAN $43.95

HOW TO KNOW THE INSECTS (3/e)  - Pictured Key Nature Series
Roger Bland, H.E. Jaques, et al..  A long-standing, respected entomological handbook.  Contains dichotomous keys to identify orders and common families of insects in North America, north of Mexico.  Includes: general information on the twenty-nine (29) insect orders; a description of the basic biology of each order and of most families, and; a description of selected common species or genera in most families.  Strengths include plenty of detailed illustrations and a not too technical, easy-to-understand layout.  Includes chapters on how to collect insects, as well as organizing and maintaining a collection.  A valuable entomology resource and classification guide. 7-1/2 x 9-1/4, 432p, b&w illustrations, 1947, 1978, 1979.
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H7520 spiral-bound..........US $66.00 CAN $71.95

ECOLOGY OF INSECTS: Concepts and Applications (2/e)
Martin Speight, Mark Hunter, Allan Watt.  Insects account for a very large proportion of all terrestrial and freshwater species, pervading almost all ecosystems; functioning as carnivores, herbivores and detritivores.  Their ecology is of crucial importance to ecosystem function and they are economically important to humanity as pests of crops, vectors of disease, beneficial components of food webs, and vital components of pollination systems.  This fully-revised text provides a balanced treatment of the theory and practice of pure and applied insect ecology.  Includes new topical areas and provides greater coverage of physiological, genetic, molecular, and ecosystem aspects of insect ecology.  Concepts include the foundations of evolutionary ecology and population dynamics in ecosystem science as they are applied to topics such as climate change, conservation and biodiversity, epidemiology, and pest management.  A valuable reference appropriate for general readers, entomologists, ecologists, and students of varying levels. 7-1/2 x 9-1/2, 640p, figures, graphs, 2008.
E1144 paperback..........US $124.95 CAN $129.95

ECOLOGICAL METHODS IN FOREST PEST MANAGEMENT
David Wainhouse.  The central theme is the development of Integrated Pest Management (IPM).  This has been driven by the need to use environmentally sensitive methods of control appropriate to both semi-natural and plantation forests that are likely to be managed for timber production, recreation and improvement of biodiversity.  Coverage includes: how forests have been transformed and this can contribute to pest problems; the important elements and “techniques” of management and control that contribute to IPM; the economic and environmental impact of pests, the economics of control, and the role of decision support systems, and; more.  Includes detailed case studies. 7-1/2 x 10, 248p, 24 b&w photos + 70 line illustrations, 3 maps, 2005.
E5647 hardcover ..........US $85.00 CAN $105.95

ARMORED SCALE INSECT PESTS OF TREES AND SHRUBS
Douglass Miller, John Davidson.  Armored scale insects are among the most damaging and least understood of the pests that prey on forest trees, fruit and nut crops, landscape ornamentals, and greenhouse plants.  This book provides the most comprehensive information on the identification, field appearance, life history, and economic importance of the 110 economically-important armored scale insects found in the United States (most of the species are not native, but broadly distributed across the globe.).  Features the first field key to economic armored scales.  Extensive color plates & detailed line drawings are unsurpassed.  Species descriptions include data on distribution by state, field characteristics, host plants, economic damage, and more.  An invaluable reference for government officials, arborists, farmers, nursery workers, foresters, and gardeners everywhere. 9 x 12, 442p, 939 color illustrations, 118 line drawings, 2005. OVERSIZE.
A2796 hardcover ..........US $126.95 CAN $139.95
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INSECTS THAT FEED ON TREES AND SHRUBS (2/e, revised)
Warren Johnson, Howard Lyon.  A splendid pictorial encyclopedia acclaimed as "one of the most useful reference manuals on diagnostic entomology yet produced."  This revision reflects advances in technology, new information, newly-introduced pests (introduced from foreign shores), and increased coverage of several topics.  Provides the essential Integrated Pest Management (IPM) facts on 950+ species of insects, mites, and other animals that injure woody ornamental plants in the United States and Canada, and the means for quick identification of both the pests and the damage they cause.  Entries visually show the pest at various stages of its life cycle, typical injuries to the host plant, with text providing essential details (i.e. characteristics of the plant disorder, geographic distribution, basic biology of the pest, etc.).  An "essential diagnostic aid" that has become a standard reference for both professionals and students in the field. 9 x 12, 560p, 241 color plates, 136 b&w illustrations, 21 tables, 1991. OVERSIZE.
I6022 hardcover ..........US $89.95 CAN $102.95

PHOTOGRAPHIC ATLAS OF ENTOMOLOGY AND GUIDE TO INSECT IDENTIFICATION
Dr. James L. Castner.  A learning aid created by this entomologist and professional photographer.  The first thorough, photo-oriented entomological guide of its kind.  This book allows the reader to take an insect reference collection home with them.  It treats 190 arthropod taxa [including thirty (30) insect and eight (8) arachnid orders].  A valuable reference for students, professors, master gardeners, and laymen with an interest in insects. 8.5 x 11, 192p, 670 color photos, 2001.
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P5043 spiral-bound ..........US $40.00 CAN $45.95

FOREST INSECT PESTS IN CANADA
J.A. Armstrong, W.G.H. Ives, eds..  Within a context of sustainable development, this book reviews new developments in forest insect pest control and management, focusing on methods that are environmentally-friendly and socially-acceptable.  100+ contributors cover the status of forest insect pests by region, pest management technology, the application of technology and equipment, operational control programs, and future challenges. 8-1/2 x11, 744p, 70 chapters, 320 illustrations, 113 color photos, 1995. OVERSIZE.
F9457 paperback ..........US $57.95 CAN $69.95
         ON SALE ..........US $43.95 CAN $45.95...... only 1 copy remaining!

INSECTS OF EASTERN HARDWOOD TREES (revised ed.)
Kathryn Nystrom, ed. (revised edition of A.H. Rose & O.H. Lindquist’s work).  Designed to aid the identification of insects and mites that cause damage to hardwood trees.  Describes some 450 species known to cause noteworthy damage to hardwood trees in central/eastern Canada and adjacent areas of the United States.  Identification is initially based on the kind of tree damaged, and insects are grouped by twenty (20) tree genera.  Flowchart keys and color illustrations aid in the identification of each insect or mite. 6-1/2 x 9-3/4, 304p, 506 color photos, flowcharts, illustrations, 1997.
I9037 paperback ..........US $42.95 CAN $45.95

INSECTS OF EASTERN PINES
A.H.Rose, O.H. Lindquist, K.L. Nystrom.  An identification guide to insects and mites that cause noteworthy damage to pines in Canada east of the Rockies.  Approximately ninety (90) species are described and accompanied by a biological sketch.  The insect or its damage can be identified by means of flow chart keys.  190+ color illustrations aid in identification confirmation. 6-1/2 x 9-3/4, 128p, 190+ color illustrations, maps, charts, 1999.
I720X paperback ..........US $33.95 CAN $35.95 

INSECTS OF EASTERN SPRUCES, FIR AND HEMLOCK (revised ed.)
A.H. Rose, O.H. Lindquist, revised by P. Syme.  A handbook enabling easy identification of insects and mites causing noteworthy damage to eastern spruces, fir and hemlock in Canada east of the Rockies.  Deals with seventy-five (75) species or groups, including life stages, types of injury, control methods and timing.  Includes injury by birds, mammals, etc.. 6-1/2 x 9-3/4, 159p, 200 color photos, 1994.
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I112X paperback ..........US $37.95 CAN $39.95

INSECTS OF EASTERN LARCH, CEDAR AND JUNIPER (Revised)
A.H. Rose, O.H. Lindquist, K.L. Nystrom.  Enables identification of insect species or groups that have caused noticeable damage to larch, cedar, and juniper in Canada east of the Rockies.  About eighty-five (85) insects and mites are treated, including biological information and general advice on control.  Easy-to-use keys and color photos assist in identification.  Uses non-technical language. 6-1/2 x 9-3/4, 104p, 150 color photos & illustrations, charts, distribution map, 2000.
I074X paperback ..........US $29.95 CAN $32.95

A FIELD GUIDE TO FOREST INSECTS AND DISEASES OF THE PRAIRIE PROVINCES (2/e)
Y. Hiratsuka, D.W. Langor, P.E. Crane.  Describes the insects, diseases and other damaging agents of conifers and hardwoods of the prairie provinces.  Descriptions include: symptoms and signs; distribution and hosts; life cycle, and; damage.  Includes several revised chapters, as well as some updated taxonomy and nomenclature.  Informative, user-friendly-design to aid in identification of tree damage in the field. 6 x 7-3/4, 314p, color photos, 1995, 2004.
F368X paperback ..........US $27.95 CAN $29.95

ENTOMOLOGY & PEST MANAGEMENT (5/e)
Larry Pedigo, Marlin Rice.  This text combines, in a single volume, the general principles of entomology and modern principles of insect pest management, including factual details and specific examples.  Ideal for those with little or no background in entomology.  Promotes an understanding of major elements of general entomology and relates them to modern principles of insect pest management.  Both theory and practice are emphasized in a conceptual approach to the topics.  Features: up-to-date coverage on environmentally sound insecticides; the Transgenic plant controversy; pest management systems; newly-released & recently discontinued products and updated insecticides; current government regulations and labeling of microbial pesticides, plant pesticides and biochemical pesticides, and; developments in genetic engineering & plant biotechnology.  A single, combined resource of both general entomology and applied aspects.  8-1/4 x 10-1/4, 784p, color plates, b&w photos & illustrations, figures, 2005. OVERSIZE.
E5638 hardcover..........US $117.95 CAN $149.00
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