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Information resources on the care and use of insects : 1968-2004


Author:
Gregg B. Goodman and Animal Welfare Information Center (U.S.)
Source:
USDA
Year:
2004
Subject:
Invertebrates as laboratory animals, Laboratory animals, Feeding and feeds, Insects as biological pest control agents, Insect rearing, Animal welfare, nutrition, insect biology, animal welfare, animal use alternatives, insect rearing, insect nutrition, insect behavior, biomedical research, agricultural research, life history, and Bibliography
Abstract:
The document contains information on the culture and use of insects as biomedical models, biocontrol agents, and toxicological studies. The information includes species of Diptera, Drosophila, Coleoptera, Collembola , Orthoptera, Hemiptera, Hymenoptera, Lepidoptera, Ephemeroptera, Isoptera, Pscoptera, and Siphonaptera. Topics include environmental conditions, in vitro culture, development in laboratory situations, mass rearing of insects, genetics, metabolic regulations, photoperiod, pesticide testing, etc. The document includes a review article, an extensive bibliography and a list of relevant World Wide Web resources.
Format:
1 electronic resource (244 pages)
Language:
English
Publisher:
U.S.Dept. of Agriculture, Agriculture Research Service, National Agricultural Library, Animal Welfare Information Center
Series:
AWIC resource series
Collection:
NAL Information Centers Collection
Permanent URL:
https://handle.nal.usda.gov/10113/7057164