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Texas Bug Book : The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly - Howard Garrett

Texas Bug Book

The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

Paperback Published: 1st September 2005
ISBN: 9780292709379
Number Of Pages: 214

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Praise for Texas Bug Book: "Definitive ...This book is a must-have for any organic library "-- Texas Organic News"Overall this book] is probably the best of its kind. Given the excellent photography and affordability, it is definitely worth the purchase."-- Whole Earth"Texas Bug Book, unlike many of the characters it describes, is a keeper-- highly recommended as a perfect companion volume to set beside your native plant books."-- Native Plant Society of Texas News"If you plan on ever stepping outside, or staying inside, or going to bed, Texas Bug Book is a wealth of information you can't possibly live without."-- Austin American-Statesman"This book is recommended essentially to all humans above the age of three. It conveys a wonderful message about our ecology and hope for living within our environment."-- Choice

Texas Bug Book is your complete guide for identifying and organically controlling all of the most common Texas insects. Drawing on years of practical experience and research, organic gardening experts Howard Garrett and Malcolm Beck give detailed instructions on how to identify, understand the life cycle of, and control or protect Texas insects, mites, snails, slugs, nematodes, and other critters. They also include striking color photos and black-and-white drawings to help you identify each bug. Garrett and Beck highlight the many useful roles that bugs play in nature and offer proven organic remedies for infestations of pest insects.

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Praise for Texas Bug Book: "Definitive ... This book is a must-have for any organic library!" Texas Organic News "Overall this [book] is probably the best of its kind. Given the excellent photography and affordability, it is definitely worth the purchase." Whole Earth "Texas Bug Book, unlike many of the characters it describes, is a keeper--highly recommended as a perfect companion volume to set beside your native plant books." Native Plant Society of Texas News "If you plan on ever stepping outside, or staying inside, or going to bed, Texas Bug Book is a wealth of information you can't possibly live without." Austin American-Statesman "This book is recommended essentially to all humans above the age of three. It conveys a wonderful message about our ecology and hope for living within our environment." Choice

Preface
Introduction
How to Use
This Book Insect Pest
Management Insectivorous
Animals and Other Beneficials
The Bugs
Appendixes
Beneficial Insects
Pest Control Products
Growing Organic Roses, Pecan Trees, and Fruit Trees
Basic Organic Program
Texas Organic Research Center, Inc. (TORC): Acceptable and Unacceptable Products
Bibliography
Index
Table of Contents provided by Publisher. All Rights Reserved.

ISBN: 9780292709379
ISBN-10: 0292709374
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 214
Published: 1st September 2005
Publisher: University of Texas Press
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 27.9 x 21.6  x 1.3
Weight (kg): 0.89
Edition Number: 2
Edition Type: Revised

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