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Entomology Literature Guide   Tags: biology, entomology  

Find here selected reference and other works for entomology.
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Introduction

Welcome to the Entomology Literature Guide. 

This guide contains selected core reference and other literature finding aids for this subject area. 

 

Definition:

Entomology is "the branch of zoology concerned with the study of insects."¹   

Economic entomology is "the study of insects that have a direct influence on humanity. Though this includes beneficial as well as harmful species, most attention is devoted to the latter and how they become pests and are controlled."²  more  

Also see "Integrated Pest Management" and "Biological Control" from the Encyclopedia of Life Sciences.  

 

References

1. David J. Horn, "Entomology, economic", in AccessScience@McGraw-Hill, http://www.accessscience.com, DOI 10.1036/1097-8542.235200 (accessed October 21, 2010).

 

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