By M. J. Lehane

Blood-sucking bugs transmit the various so much debilitating illnesses to guy together with malaria, slumbering illness, filariasis, dengue, typhus and plague. also those bugs reason significant financial losses in agriculture via direct harm to farm animals. This new version of The Biology of Blood-Sucking in bugs has been absolutely up to date because it was once first released in 1991. It presents a different, topic-led observation at the organic facets which are universal to blood-sucking bugs. This account specializes in the organic diversifications that truly go well with the blood-sucking behavior and additional discusses host–insect interactions and the transmission of parasites by way of blood-sucking bugs. It additionally outlines the scientific, social and fiscal impression of blood-sucking bugs. the ultimate bankruptcy is designed as an invaluable quick-reference part. Written in a transparent, concise type and good illustrated all through, the textual content can be of direct curiosity to complex undergraduate and postgraduate scholars of clinical and veterinary entomology and parasitology.

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