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The insect factor in wood decay

an account of wood-boring insects with particular reference to timber indoors

by Norman E. Hickin

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Published by Associated Business Programmes in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain.
    • Subjects:
    • Wood borers.,
    • Wood -- Deterioration.,
    • Wood -- Preservation.,
    • Insect pests -- Great Britain.,
    • Insects -- Great Britain.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographies and index.

      StatementNorman E. Hickin.
      SeriesThe Rentokil library
      ContributionsEdwards, Robin, 1931-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQL482.G8 H5 1975
      The Physical Object
      Pagination383 p., leaf of plate, [2] fold. p. of plates :
      Number of Pages383
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4939641M
      ISBN 100852271018
      LC Control Number76366937

      M.D. Jones, in Mycorrhizal Mediation of Soil, Coarse Woody Debris. Coarse woody debris is defined as intact downed wood greater than 8–10 cm in diameter (Stevens, ), and its presence in a stand is considered to be an indicator of low-intensity forest management (Bassler et al., ).Although its importance in providing habitat for a range of organisms has .   Subterranean termites live in an environment in which they are continually exposed to potentially pathogenic (e.g. mold and bacteria) and competitive (e.g. basidiomycete decay fungi) microorganisms (Kramm et al. , Jayasimha and Henderson ).Healthy termite colonies and individuals, however, appear to be mostly devoid of microbial growth, Cited by:

      Anderson, D.M. Brentidae (Curculionoidea): the timberworms (primitive weevils, straight-snouted weevils). pp. In: Immature Insects, Volume 2 (F.W. Seashores, glaciers, high mountains, and deserts pose obvious physical limits to animal distribution. Even in the absence of physical barriers, however, most species inhabit only part of a major landmass because of ecological constraints. It is rare that a single ecological factor, or a precise combination of factors, limits an insect's.

      The elements present in dead pine stumps inhabited by larvae of wood-boring beetles (Stictoleptura rubra, Arhopalus rusticus and Chalcophora mariana) were analyzed over the initial (first 5 years; a chronosequence) stages of wood decay. The quantities of N, P, K, Ca, Mg, Fe, Zn, Mn, Cu and Na (but not S) increased with increases in the content. Book Review: As the editor of the Log Cabin Directory, I often receive books from authors seeking a review and most offer good advice about this topic. Few of the books I own, or have reviewed are as comprehensive as this book by the father and son team, Clyde and Jeff Cremer.


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