Within a carnivore's lifecycle, there is often at least one stage that relies on plant-provided food, e.g., nectar. In fact, carnivore omnivory is far more common than first thought. Contributed by an international team of experts, this book suggests, among other ideas, that presence, or lack of, plant-provided foods for carnivores could determine the success or failure of agricultural ecosystems using Integrated Pest Management systems relying on predators as biological control agents.
  • ISBN13: 9780521819411
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
  • Pubilcation Year: 2005
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Pages: 00356
Publication DateJuly 15, 2016
Primary CategoryScience/Life Sciences - Zoology - Entomology
Sub Category 1Science/Life Sciences - Botany

Plant-Provided Food for Carnivorous Insects: A Protective Mutualism and Its Applications

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