The Resource The dragon hunters, Frank Graham, Jr. ; illustrations by Robert Shetterly

The dragon hunters, Frank Graham, Jr. ; illustrations by Robert Shetterly

Label
The dragon hunters
Title
The dragon hunters
Statement of responsibility
Frank Graham, Jr. ; illustrations by Robert Shetterly
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Discusses the ladybug, citrus whitefly, ants, gypsy moths, the cereal leaf beetle, screwworms, alfalfa weevils, locusts, boll weevils, budworms, grasshoppers, flies, leaf miners, mosquitoes, wasps, and other parasites and pests and scientists' methods to control them
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1925-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Graham, Frank
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
SB933.3
LC item number
.G75 1984
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Insect pests
  • Insect pests
  • Agricultural pests
  • Pests
  • Agricultural pests
  • Insect pests
  • Insect pests
  • Pests
  • United States
Label
The dragon hunters, Frank Graham, Jr. ; illustrations by Robert Shetterly
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "A Truman Talley Book."
  • Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. 311-321
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
First victory: The cottony-cushion scale and the ladybug -- Learning from the past: Time and the citrus whitefly -- Nature's maze: The whitefly and the aggravating ant -- The dreaded gypsies: Attacking the forest killers -- The dreaded gypsies: Concocting a lethal cocktail -- Deadly cargo: The battle against the cereal leaf beetle -- The laboratory: The collapse of the cereal leaf beetle -- The parasite hunter and the ice plant scale -- The devastating screwworm: The Florida strategy -- The devastating screwworm: The Texas solution -- The California red scale and its puzzling parasites -- The alfalfa leaf miner: The French connection -- The alfalfa weevil: The six-pak solution -- Microbials: Attacking the spruce budworm -- Plant pests: The water hyacinth and the South -- A plague of locusts: The search for nature's solutions -- The cotton conundrum: The implacable boll weevil -- The cotton connection: The teamwork strategy of integrated pest management -- The cotton conservators: The integrated pest management success in Texas -- Politics versus progress: The learning curve in California -- Coexistence at home: Our fields, our farms, your own backyard
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xii, 334 pages
Isbn
9780525242499
Lccn
84001586
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)10403645
  • (OCoLC)ocm10403645
Label
The dragon hunters, Frank Graham, Jr. ; illustrations by Robert Shetterly
Publication
Note
  • "A Truman Talley Book."
  • Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography: p. 311-321
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
First victory: The cottony-cushion scale and the ladybug -- Learning from the past: Time and the citrus whitefly -- Nature's maze: The whitefly and the aggravating ant -- The dreaded gypsies: Attacking the forest killers -- The dreaded gypsies: Concocting a lethal cocktail -- Deadly cargo: The battle against the cereal leaf beetle -- The laboratory: The collapse of the cereal leaf beetle -- The parasite hunter and the ice plant scale -- The devastating screwworm: The Florida strategy -- The devastating screwworm: The Texas solution -- The California red scale and its puzzling parasites -- The alfalfa leaf miner: The French connection -- The alfalfa weevil: The six-pak solution -- Microbials: Attacking the spruce budworm -- Plant pests: The water hyacinth and the South -- A plague of locusts: The search for nature's solutions -- The cotton conundrum: The implacable boll weevil -- The cotton connection: The teamwork strategy of integrated pest management -- The cotton conservators: The integrated pest management success in Texas -- Politics versus progress: The learning curve in California -- Coexistence at home: Our fields, our farms, your own backyard
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xii, 334 pages
Isbn
9780525242499
Lccn
84001586
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)10403645
  • (OCoLC)ocm10403645

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