By Manjit S Dhooria
Protecting the necessities of academics and researchers in brain, this encyclopedic dictionary offers the terminology in entomology and pest administration within the such a lot real and entire method. it is usually phrases relating to the shut relations of bugs, reminiscent of mites and ticks and a few different organisms that are pests of plants.
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Preserving the necessities of academics and researchers in brain, this encyclopedic dictionary offers the terminology in entomology and pest administration within the such a lot actual and complete method. it's also phrases relating to the shut kin of bugs, reminiscent of mites and ticks and a few different organisms that are pests of plants.
The assumption of scripting this e-book was once conceived whilst, within the overdue Nineteen Sixties, i started educating a senior undergraduate type generally entomology. I quickly discovered that there has been no compatible textual content for the category I meant to provide. The so-called "general" or "introductory" texts mirrored the normal taxonomic method of entomology and contained particularly little info at the body structure and ecology of bugs.
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Cell Culture: The growing of cells in vitro, or in an artificial container rather than in an organism. Cellulase: An enzyme which digests cellulose. Cellulose: Complex carbohydrate polysaccharide formed by the combination of many glucose molecules to give the fibrous material which is the fundamental constituent of the cell wall in plants. Cement Layer: A thin layer on the surface of the insect cuticle formed by the hardened secretion of the dermal glands. This layer, outermost when present, determines whether the cuticle will be hydrophobic (water repellent) or hydrophilic (water attractant).
The term may be used generally but is particularly applied to worker ants. Callus: Tissue overgrowth around a wound or canker; a mesonotal swelling in some insects. Calypter: One of two membranous lobes or flaps near the base of fly (Diptera) wings, covering the haltere. Calyx: A cup-like expansion, especially of the oviduct into which the ovaries open. Camera Lucida: A device enabling one to make accurate drawing of objects seen through a microscope ; when it is attached to the eyepiece of a microscope the observer can see the object under the microscope and his drawing paper at the same time.
Cardo: Basal segment of the maxilla. The base Carina 33 of the maxilla is divided into a proximal sclerite or ‘cardo’, that carries the single condyle with which the maxilla articulates with the head. Carina: A ridge, or raised keel. Carnivorous: Preying or feeding on animals. Carotenoids: Are pigments which are acquired directly from plants and are not synthesized by insects. The most common is β-carotene, which is an orange-yellow pigment that often combines with blue pigments to produce a group known as insectoverdins, which make insects many shades of green.