A Textbook of Agricultural Entomology

David V. Alford

ISBN: 9788126574520

320 pages

Exclusively distributed by Star Educational Books Distributors


INR 2995


This exceptional book will be of great value to BSc and Diploma students on courses in biological sciences, agricultural and horticultural sciences, taking modules in agricultural entomology, applied entomology and crop protection, and MSc students studying crop protection and applied biology/entomology. Postgraduate and postdoctoral researchers working in applied entomology and crop protection, and those studying for and teaching BASIS courses, will find this text to be of great value. Professional entomologists and crop protection specialists working in research establishments and the agrochemical industry, and libraries in establishments where any of the above are based, should have copies of this book readily accessible on their shelves.


Part I: The Main Groups of Insects and Mites

Part II: Pests of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops

Small insect orders

Order Hemiptera (true bugs)

Order Coleoptera (beetles)

Order Diptera (true flies)

Order Lepidoptera (butterflies and moths)

Order Hymenoptera (ants, bees, sawflies, wasps etc)

Mites; List of host plants cited in the text under their common name

List of host plants cited in the text under their scientific name


Selected bibliography

Index of host plants

General index