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Crickets and Household Pests

Manisha R. Awate (Author) T V Sathe (Author)
Synopsis "Household pests such as mosquitoes, sand flies, ratflea, housefly, eye flies, bed bugs, cockroaches etc. play an important role in transmitting fatal diseases to humans and domestic animals. Similarly, other pests like carpet beetles, powdered post beetle, clothes moths, silverfishes, book louse, ants etc. cause considerable losses to household properties. Hence, in the present text information is given on international status, distribution, identification, life cycle, hosts and epidemiological role and control of 45 household pest species. Special emphasis is given on crickets, 9 new species are described in this book. The book covers maximum household pest insects as a unique attempt and useful to common person, students, teachers, scientists and consultants in the field of Household Pest Management."
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About the author

T V Sathe

Dr. Sathe Tukaram Vithalrao [M.Sc., Ph.D., Sangit Visharad, IBT (Seri.), F.S.E.Sc., F.I.S.E.C.], Professor in Entomology, Department of Zoology, Department of Zoology, Shivaji University, Kolhapur has teaching experience of 22 years in entomology.  He is contributory teacher for M.Sc. courses in Department of Agrochemicals, Pest Management and Sericulture.  He has published 165 research papers and 22 books viz., Preet Patangachi (drama, 1981), Crop Protection from Insects (Marathi), Sericultural Cropo Protection (1998), Biological Pest Control (2000), Cotton Pests and Biocontrol Agents (2001), Insects Pest Predators (2001), Sericulture and Pest Management (2001), Agrochemicals and Pest Management (2003), Insect Predators and Pest Management (2003), Vermiculture and Organic Farming (2004), Basic Entomology (2005), Fundamentals of Beekeeping (2006), Forest Entomology: A Textbook (2008), etc.  He guided 15 Ph.D. students, completed 4 major research projects (from CSIR, UST, UGC).  He visited Canada (1988), Japan (1988), Thailand (2002, 2004), Spain (2005), France (2005), South Korea (2006), Nepal (2007) for academic work.  He is member of editorial board of several journals in India and involved in T.V. programming of butterflies and moths.  He has published several popular articles in daily newspapers and delivered talks through All India Radio.  He got several prestigious awards "Environmentalists of the Year-2003", "Bharat Jyoti Award-2006", "Jewel of India Award-2006", "Lifetime Education Achievement Award-2006", "Lifetime Achievement Award-2007", "International Gold Star Award-2007", "Eminent Citizen of India Award-2007" etc.  He also got fellowships from several scientific societies.

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Title Crickets and Household Pests
Format Hardcover
Date published: 19.08.2009
Edition 1st ed.
Language: English
isbn 8170356103
length viii+172p., Figures