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|© Michael F.
Key to the Forest Insect Pests of Papua New Guinea
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This key is the first electronic medium published in Papua New Guinea.
Product of Papua New Guinea
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about the author of this key:
|Michael Schneider was born in 1962, studied Biology
and was awarded an MSc in 1990 and a PhD in 1993. From
1989 to 1993 he worked as a Scientific Officer at
University of Mainz, Germany, involved in a research
project on the biological control of migrating locusts in
Madagascar/East Africa. From 1994 to 1999 he was teaching
amongst Entomology, Wildlife and Conservation at the
Bulolo University College, Bulolo, and Department of
Forestry, University of Technology, Lae, Papua New
Guinea. In 2000 he was attached to the Institute of
Zoology, University of Mainz studying antibacterial
peptides of insects. From 2001 to 2005 he has been
teaching Wildlife and Protected Area Management at the
Forestry Department, University Eduardo Mondlane, Maputo,
Mozambique. Since 2005 he joint his family business (http://www.hotel-pfeiffermuehle.com)
and is in charge of nature-based tourism programmes for
adults and children.
the production of this key was kindly supported by:
by the same author:
Michael F. Schneider (1999): ENTOMOLOGY - A Textbook for Students, Agriculturalists and Foresters in Papua New Guinea; Bulolo University College; Training Manual No 19; ISBN 9980-85-259-3; 312 pp., 11 colour plates
Features of this Book:
þ the first Entomology book produced for PNG
þ addresses students as well as professionals of science, agriculture and forestry
þ most examples taken from PNGs insect fauna
þ more than 60 pages on insect orders
þ includes eleven colour plates
þ more than 220 figures illustrating the text
þ further reading suggestions for each chapter
þ includes about 350 references
þ more than 1,200 terms explained in the glossary
þ cross-references and index included for the convenience of the reader
þ comprehensive list of forest insect pests of PNG
þ includes appropriate, low-ecological impact control measures for forest insect pests
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© Michael F. Schneider, 1999