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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: PEST BIOLOGY, ECOLOGY, AND INTEGRATED PEST MANAGEMENT FOR SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURE

Location: North Central Agricultural Research Laboratory

Title: Invertebrate Conservation and Agricultural Ecosystems (Book Review)

Author
item Hesler, Louis

Submitted to: Environmental Entomology
Publication Type: Review Article
Publication Acceptance Date: March 27, 2006
Publication Date: June 1, 2006
Citation: Hesler, L.S. 2006. Book review of Invertebrate conservation and agricultural ecosystems, T.R. New (2005). Environmental Entomology 35:1138-1139.

Interpretive Summary: A critical review of the book, “Invertebrate Conservation and Agricultural Ecosystems,” by T. R. New (Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK) is presented. The conclusion is that Invertebrate Conservation and Agricultural Ecosystems makes a worthwhile contribution to synthesizing pest management and conservation biology. It will be suitable for researchers and practitioners who are working to devise, test, and implement agricultural practices that combine sound pest management with the preservation of invertebrate biodiversity.

Technical Abstract: A critical review of “Invertebrate Conservation and Agricultural Ecosystems,” by T. R. New (Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK) is presented. The conclusion is that Invertebrate Conservation and Agricultural Ecosystems makes a worthwhile contribution to synthesizing pest management and conservation biology. It will be suitable for researchers and practitioners who are working to devise, test, and implement agricultural practices that combine sound pest management with the preservation of invertebrate biodiversity.

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