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Basics of insect modeling

, : Basics of insect modeling. Basics of insect modeling: vii + 221 pp.

The 13 chapters of this book, written by various authors, discuss: basics of modeling strategies; the role and relationship of the database with insect population dynamics; nonlinear dynamics and chaos in insect population models; artificial intelligence (expert system) approaches to modelling insect systems; computer development of insect population models; synthesis and measurement of temperature for insect models; near-surface temperature model for biophysical development models; representation of development in insect population models; modeling insect mortality; modeling insect recruitment; a model for long-distance dispersal of Lepidoptera; integrated decision model for control of Heliothis zea and application of CIM (Cotton and Insect Management) for control decisions for Heliothis sp. A subject index is included.

Accession: 002308460

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