Our Insect Friends and Enemies
by John Bernhard Smith
Publisher: J.B. Lippincott Company 1909
Number of pages: 332
The relation of insects to man, to other animals, to one another, and to plants, with a chapter on the war against insects. The insects' influence upon humanity, directly and indirectly, is vastly greater than is generally realized.
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by D. Fairchild, M.H. Fairchild - National Geographic Society
The pictures in this book are portraits of creatures which are as much the real inhabitants of the world as we are, and have all the rights that we have. Because their own struggle for existence so often crosses ours, many of them are our enemies.
The book provides an overview of insects, mites and ticks that directly cause diseases of humans and domestic animals, and that transmit microbes causing disease. It is aimed at students and practitioners in medical and veterinary health services.
by O. A. Johanssen, W. A. Riley - The Comstock Publishing Company
The object of the Handbook is to afford a general survey of the field, and to put the student of medicine and entomology in touch with the discoveries and theories which underlie some of the most important modern work in preventive medicine.
by John B. Smith - Brooklyn Entomological Society
The book is of exceptional historical interest in the insights it gives into development of early modern entomological science. It also is of practical value as a source for terms that are obscure to modern users because they are no longer current.