Urban Pest Management in Australia

cover of Urban Pest Management in Australia

Paperback - June 2008 - AU $79.99

Features an accessible new format, fully updated chapters, additional colour plates and extra content.

For 23 years and through four editions, Urban Pest Management in Australia has been the major reference work for Australian pest control operators. This fifth edition has been extensively revised to support the constantly evolving pest management industry. It features an accessible new format, fully updated chapters, additional colour plates and extra content, including a new section on putting pest control into practice. Ion Staunton draws on his 50 years of industry knowledge to bring Gerozisis and Hadlington's pest management 'bible' to a new generation of technicians.

Details

Paperback | June 2008 | $ 79.99
ISBN: 9780868408941 | 432 pages | 275 x 210 mm
Publisher: UNSW Press

Contents

Contents
Acknowledgments
Preface In the beginning
Part One Understanding the pests and pesticides
Chapter 1 Introduction to Urban Pest Management in Australia
Chapter 2 Pests & Humans
Chapter 3 Insect Structure & Function
Chapter 4 Insect Growth & Metamorphosis
Chapter 5 Classification & Naming of Insects & Other Animals
Chapter 6 The Major Insect Orders
Chapter 7 Pesticides
Part Two The urban pests
Chapter 8 Trees into timber
Chapter 9 Termites
Chapter 10 Timber Borers
Chapter 11 Fungal Decay Chapter 12 Lesser known timber pests & effects
Chapter 13 Insect Pests of Commerce, Industry, Accommodation & Recreation
Chapter 14 Spiders, Mites, Ticks & Related Arthropods
Chapter 15 Vertebrate Pests
Chapter 16 Lesser Urban Pests
Chapter 17 Quarantine Issues
Part Three Into the arena
Chapter 18 Application of Pesticides – Procedures & Equipment
Chapter 19 Safety
Chapter 20 Inspecting for Timber Pests
Chapter 21 Starting in business
Appendix
Index