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Introduction to General and Applied Entomology

V.B. Awasthi (Author)
Synopsis This text book aims at to provide a comprehensive, well illustrated, up to date, general and applied account of Entomology which is written in a simple and lucid language keeping in view the syllabi of M.Sc. Zoology-Entomology and M.Sc. Ag. – Entomology of various Indian Universities. The book will also be useful to those who are preparing for competitive examinations conducted by various central and state government agencies for recruitment. The book is equally useful to those dealing with pests and pest control. It is hoped that the book will be useful not only to students but also to agriculturists, horticulturists, foresters, veterinary doctors and laymen dealing with pest control.
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About the author

V.B. Awasthi

Dr. Vidya Bhushan Awasthi, Former Associate Professor of Zoology, J.N.V. University, Jodhpur, born on 7th August, 1940 in the village Sumerpur, Distt. Unnao, UP and received his B.Sc., M.Sc and Ph.D. Degrees from the University of Gorakhpur. He worked on insect neuroendocrinology and published 67 research papers and review articles in the presitigiuos journals of international repute. He is internationally well recognized in his field of research. He is also the Author of three books viz.: Introduction to general and Applied Entomology, Principles of Insect behaviour and Insect neuroendocrines. He is on the panel of experts of several Universities and referee of a number of prestigious journals. A number of students have received Ph.D. degree under his supervision and guidance. The work of Dr. Awasthi on light and electron microscopy of insect endocrine organs has been cited extensively since 1970 in a large number of books published by Academic Press, Pergamon Press, Chapman and hall, Springer-Verlag, Plenum Press etc. written or edited by F. Engelmann; W. Bargmann and B. Scharrer; S.J. Counce and c.H. Waddington; V.J.A. Novak; M.Raabe; J.E. Treherne, M.J. Berridge and V.B. Wigglesworth; G.A. Kerkut and L.I. Gilbert etc. His fundamental work on insect endocrines has been appreciated by the prominent Insect Physiologists and Endocrinologists some of them are Prof. V.B. Wigglesworth, prof. Berta Scharrer, Prof. G. Fraenkel, Prof. M. Fersch, prof. H. Mislin, Prof. A. Girardie, Dr. M. Raabe, Prof. B. Johnson, Prof. W. Weber and many others.

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Title Introduction to General and Applied Entomology
Author V.B. Awasthi
Format Hardcover
Date published: 09.07.2009
Edition 3rd Ed.
Language: English
isbn 8172332955, 9788172335977
length xii+499p., Figures; B/w & Coloured Plates; Appendix; Bibliography; Index; 22cm.