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Tiny Game Hunting: Environmentally Healthy Ways to Trap and Kill the Pests in Your House and Garden

Hilary Dole Klein and Adrian M. Wenner ; illustrations by Courtlandt Johnson
Format
Book
Published
Berkeley : University of California Press, 2001.
Edition
New ed
Language
English
ISBN
0520221079 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Contents
  • Incredible Insects
  • Toxic Tide
  • Part 1 Tiny Game Hunting in the Home
  • Folly of Pesticides 9
  • Home, Toxic Home
  • Home, Safe Home
  • Quitting Pesticides for Good and Disposing of Them
  • Common Pests 14
  • Ants
  • Bed Bugs
  • Bees
  • Clothes Moths and Carpet Beetles
  • Cockroaches
  • Fleas
  • Flies
  • Houseplant Pests
  • Lice
  • Mosquitoes
  • Pantry Pests
  • Rats and Mice
  • Silverfish
  • Spiders
  • Termites and Wood-Boring Beetles
  • Ticks, Chiggers, and Mites
  • Occasional Invaders 108
  • Asian Lady Beetles
  • Boxelder Bugs
  • Centipedes
  • Cluster Flies
  • Crickets
  • Earwigs
  • Moths
  • Scorpions
  • Part 2 Tiny Game Hunting in the Garden
  • Healthy Garden 117
  • Fallacy of Pesticides
  • Better Soil for Stronger Plants
  • Compost
  • Earthworms
  • Mulch
  • Organic Fertilizers
  • Cover Crops
  • Companion Planting
  • Tactics of Tiny Game Hunting in the Garden 124
  • Handpicking
  • Hosing
  • Traps
  • Barriers
  • Soaps
  • Horticultural Oils
  • Dusts
  • Biological Controls
  • Botanicals
  • Repellents
  • Allies in the Air and on the Ground 141
  • Bats
  • Birds
  • Lizards
  • Snakes
  • Toads and Frogs
  • Good Bugs 149
  • Mail Order Mercenaries 150
  • Green Lacewings
  • Ladybugs
  • Mealybug Destroyers
  • Parasitic Nematodes
  • Parasitic Wasps
  • Parasites of Flies
  • Predatory Mites
  • Good Bugs Gratis 156
  • "True" Bugs
  • Beetles
  • A Few Good Flies
  • Distinguished Native Beneficials 159
  • Antlions
  • Damselflies
  • Dragonflies
  • Fireflies
  • Honorably Discharged 161
  • Praying Mantises
  • Garden Pests 162
  • Chompers 162
  • Cabbage Loopers and Imported Cabbageworms
  • Colorado Potato Beetles
  • Cucumber Beetles
  • Cutworms
  • Fall Webworms and Eastern Tent Caterpillars
  • Flea Beetles
  • Grasshoppers
  • Gypsy Moths
  • Japanese Beetles
  • Mexican Bean Beetles
  • Tomato Hornworms
  • Root Destroyers 179
  • June Beetles
  • Nematodes
  • Root Maggots
  • Wireworms
  • Slimers 184
  • Slugs and Snails
  • Suckers 190
  • Aphids
  • Leafhoppers
  • Mealybugs
  • Scale Insects
  • Spider Mites
  • Thrips
  • Whiteflies
  • Tunnelers 202
  • Borers
  • Codling Moths and Apple Maggots
  • Corn Earworms
  • Plum Curculios
  • Friend or Foe? 209
  • Centipedes and Millipedes
  • Opossums
  • Sowbugs and Pillbugs
  • Yellow Jackets and Wasps
  • Critter Control 219
  • Diggers 219
  • Gophers
  • Moles
  • Foragers 226
  • Deer
  • Dogs
  • Rabbits
  • Raccoons
  • Skunks
  • Squirrels.
Description
x, 268 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. 245-247) and index.
Technical Details
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    t| Incredible Insects -- t| Toxic Tide -- g| Part 1 t| Tiny Game Hunting in the Home -- t| Folly of Pesticides g| 9 -- t| Home, Toxic Home -- t| Home, Safe Home -- t| Quitting Pesticides for Good and Disposing of Them -- t| Common Pests g| 14 -- t| Ants -- t| Bed Bugs -- t| Bees -- t| Clothes Moths and Carpet Beetles -- t| Cockroaches -- t| Fleas -- t| Flies -- t| Houseplant Pests -- t| Lice -- t| Mosquitoes -- t| Pantry Pests -- t| Rats and Mice -- t| Silverfish -- t| Spiders -- t| Termites and Wood-Boring Beetles -- t| Ticks, Chiggers, and Mites -- t| Occasional Invaders g| 108 -- t| Asian Lady Beetles -- t| Boxelder Bugs -- t| Centipedes -- t| Cluster Flies -- t| Crickets -- t| Earwigs -- t| Moths -- t| Scorpions -- g| Part 2 t| Tiny Game Hunting in the Garden -- t| Healthy Garden g| 117 -- t| Fallacy of Pesticides -- t| Better Soil for Stronger Plants -- t| Compost -- t| Earthworms -- t| Mulch -- t| Organic Fertilizers -- t| Cover Crops -- t| Companion Planting -- t| Tactics of Tiny Game Hunting in the Garden g| 124 -- t| Handpicking -- t| Hosing -- t| Traps -- t| Barriers -- t| Soaps -- t| Horticultural Oils -- t| Dusts -- t| Biological Controls -- t| Botanicals -- t| Repellents -- t| Allies in the Air and on the Ground g| 141 -- t| Bats -- t| Birds -- t| Lizards -- t| Snakes -- t| Toads and Frogs -- t| Good Bugs g| 149 -- t| Mail Order Mercenaries g| 150 -- t| Green Lacewings -- t| Ladybugs -- t| Mealybug Destroyers -- t| Parasitic Nematodes -- t| Parasitic Wasps -- t| Parasites of Flies -- t| Predatory Mites -- t| Good Bugs Gratis g| 156 -- t| "True" Bugs -- t| Beetles -- t| A Few Good Flies -- t| Distinguished Native Beneficials g| 159 -- t| Antlions -- t| Damselflies -- t| Dragonflies -- t| Fireflies -- t| Honorably Discharged g| 161 -- t| Praying Mantises -- t| Garden Pests g| 162 -- t| Chompers g| 162 -- t| Cabbage Loopers and Imported Cabbageworms -- t| Colorado Potato Beetles -- t| Cucumber Beetles -- t| Cutworms -- t| Fall Webworms and Eastern Tent Caterpillars -- t| Flea Beetles -- t| Grasshoppers -- t| Gypsy Moths -- t| Japanese Beetles -- t| Mexican Bean Beetles -- t| Tomato Hornworms -- t| Root Destroyers g| 179 -- t| June Beetles -- t| Nematodes -- t| Root Maggots -- t| Wireworms -- t| Slimers g| 184 -- t| Slugs and Snails -- t| Suckers g| 190 -- t| Aphids -- t| Leafhoppers -- t| Mealybugs -- t| Scale Insects -- t| Spider Mites -- t| Thrips -- t| "True" Bugs -- t| Whiteflies -- t| Tunnelers g| 202 -- t| Borers -- t| Codling Moths and Apple Maggots -- t| Corn Earworms -- t| Plum Curculios -- t| Friend or Foe? g| 209 -- t| Centipedes and Millipedes -- t| Earwigs -- t| Opossums -- t| Sowbugs and Pillbugs -- t| Yellow Jackets and Wasps -- t| Critter Control g| 219 -- t| Diggers g| 219 -- t| Gophers -- t| Moles -- t| Foragers g| 226 -- t| Deer -- t| Dogs -- t| Rabbits -- t| Raccoons -- t| Skunks -- t| Squirrels.
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