Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationInsect Biodiversity
Subtitle of host publicationScience and Society
PublisherJohn Wiley & Sons, Ltd.
Number of pages8
ISBN (Print)9781405151429
StatePublished - Mar 30 2009


  • Consensus on conserving biodiversity - a good thing
  • Identifying and appreciating diversity of potential biological control agents used in pest-management programs
  • Identifying pest species correctly - understanding life histories and developing approaches for managing them
  • Insect biodiversity - millions and millions
  • Insects - at a disproportionate risk of extinction
  • Kellert - administering questionnaire to determine 'level of knowledge' of invertebrates in general
  • New technologies, new hypotheses, and new information - scientific conclusions constantly modified and updated
  • Significant public health consequences and failure to recognize and differentiate among insect species

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Agricultural and Biological Sciences

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