Further Reading

Berenbaum, M.R. (1995) Bugs in the System. Insects and their Impact on Human Affairs. Helix Books, Addison-Wesley, Reading, MA.

Bossart, J.L. & Carlton, C.E. (2002) Insect conservation in America. American Entomologist 40(2), 82-91.

Collins, N.M. & Thomas, J.A. (eds) (1991) Conservation of Insects and their Habitats. Academic Press, London.

DeFoliart, G.R. (ed.) (1988-95) The Food Insects Newsletter. Department of Entomology, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI (www.food-insects.com).

DeFoliart, G.R. (1989) The human use of insects as food and as animal feed. Bulletin of the Entomological Society of America 35, 22-35.

DeFoliart, G.R. (1999) Insects as food; why the western attitude is important. Annual Review of Entomology 44, 21-50.

Erwin, T.L. (1982) Tropical forests: their richness in Coleoptera and other arthropod species. The Coleopterists Bulletin 36, 74-5.

Foottit, R.G. & Adler, P.H. (eds) (2009) Insect Biodiversity: Science and Society. Wiley-Blackwell, Chichester.

Gallai, N., Salles, J.-M., Settele, J. & Vaissière, B.E. (2009) Economic valuation of the vulnerability of world agriculture confronted with pollinator decline. Ecological Economics 68, 810-21.

Gaston, K.J. (ed.) (1996) Biodiversity. A Biology of Numbers and Difference. Blackwell Science, Oxford.

Goka, K., Kojima, H. & Okabe, K. (2004) Biological invasion caused by commercialization of stage beetles in Japan. Global Environmental Research 8, 67-74.

International Commission of Zoological Nomenclature (1999) International Code of Zoological Nomenclature, 4th edn. International Trust for Zoological Nomenclature, London (www.nhm.ac.uk/hosted_sites/iczn /).

Kawahara, A.Y. (2007) Thirty-foot of telescopic nets, bug-collecting video games, and beetle pets: entomology in modern Japan. American Entomologist 53, 160-72.

Lockwood, J.A. (2009) Six-legged Soldiers: Using Insects as Weapons of War. Oxford University Press, New York.

Losey, J.E. & Vaughan, M. (2006) The economic value of ecological services provided by insects. BioScience 56, 311-23.

New, T.R. (2009) Insect Species Conservation. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge.

Novotny, V., Drozd, P., Miller, S.E., Kulfan, M., Janda, M., Basset, Y. & Weiblen, G.D. (2006) Why are there so many species of herbivorous insects in tropical rainforests? Science 313, 1115-18.

Pech, P., Fric, Z. & Konvicka, M. (2007) Species-specificity of the Phengaris (Maculinea): Myrmica host system: fact or myth? (Lepidoptera: Lycaenidae; Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Sociobiology 50, 983-1003.

Roberts, C. (1998) Long-term costs of the mopane worm harvest. Oryx 32(1), 6-8.

Samways, M.J. (2005) Insect Diversity Conservation. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge.

Samways, M.J. (2007) Insect conservation: a synthetic management approach. Annual Review ofEntomology 52, 465-87.

Samways, M.J., McGeoch, M.A. & New, T.R. (2009) Insect Conservation: A Handbook of Approaches and Methods (Techniques in Ecology and Conservation). Oxford University Press, Oxford (in press).

Small, R.D.S. (2007) Becoming unsustainable? Recent trends in the formal sector of insect trading in Papua New Guinea. Oryx 41, 386-9.

Speight, M.R., Hunter, M.D. & Watt, A.D. (2008) Ecology of Insects. Concepts and Applications, 2nd edn. Wiley-Blackwell, Chichester.

Stork, N.E., Adis, J. & Didham, R.K. (eds) (1997) Canopy Arthropods. Chapman & Hall, London.

Tsutsui, N.D. & Suarez, A.V. (2003) The colony structure and population biology of invasive ants. Conservation Biology 17, 48-58.

Wheeler, Q.D. (1990) Insect diversity and cladistic constraints. Annals of the Entomological Society of America 83, 1031-47.

See also articles in Conservation Special, Antenna 25(1), (2001) and Arthropod Diversity and Conservation in Southern Africa, AfricanEntomology 10(1), (2002).

Chapter 2

Beekeeping for Beginners

Beekeeping for Beginners

The information in this book is useful to anyone wanting to start beekeeping as a hobby or a business. It was written for beginners. Those who have never looked into beekeeping, may not understand the meaning of the terminology used by people in the industry. We have tried to overcome the problem by giving explanations. We want you to be able to use this book as a guide in to beekeeping.

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