Preface Acknowledgements 1 The World?s Forests and Their Dynamics 2 Forest Insect Dynamics 3 Forest Insect and Human Interactions 4 Monitoring Forest Insects, Their Damage and Damage Potential 5 Management of Forest Insect Pests 6 Forest Insect Orders and Families 7 Foliage Feeding Insects ? Lepidoptera 8 Other Foliage Feeding Insects 9 Bark and Ambrosia Beetles 10 Large Cambium and Wood Boring Insects 11 Sucking Insects 12 Gall Insects 13 Tip, Shoot and Regeneration Insects 14 Insects of Tree Reproductive Structures 15 Insects of Wood in Use References Cited Index
William M. Ciesla studied forestry and forest entomology at the State University of New York, College of Environmental Science and Forestry. He is a forest health specialist and has held positions with USDA Forest Service, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations and as a forest health consultant. He has worked in over 30 countries, is author/co-author of over 160 publications and is the 2005 recipient of the Western Forest Insect Work Conference, Founder?s Award.
With species movement rapidly shrinking the globe, thiswork is a timely contribution truly transnational inscope. (The Quarterly Review of Biology, 1December 2012) "A very thorough subject and taxonomic index and separate hostindex are helpful for indentifying the world's major forest pests.Summing Up: Highly recommended. Upper-division undergraduatesthrough professionals." (Choice, 1 November 2011)