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Are They Beneficial for Mankind?

This book presents comprehensive information on arthropods, the most abundant and diverse group of invertebrate animals in existence today. Chapters cover such topics as arthropods as food for humans, arthropods as a bioindicator species, use of arthropods in the cosmetic and pharmaceutical industries, arthropods and their conservation status, diets for raising arthropods, and much more. It is a useful reference for undergraduate and graduate students, academics, researchers, and anyone interested in learning more about this important group of invertebrates and their current conservation status.

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ArthropodsAre They Beneficial for Mankind?Edited by Ramón Eduardo Rebolledo Ranz

Published: November 24th 2021

DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.77940

ISBN: 978-1-78984-166-4

Print ISBN: 978-1-78984-165-7

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-1-83880-752-8

Copyright year: 2021

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1. Arthropods in Cosmetics, Pharmaceuticals and Medicine: A Review

By Cordelia Ebenebe, Simon Okweche, Oghale Okore, Valentine Okpoko, Maduabuchi Amobi, Joan Nneamaka Eze, Benedeth Ezenyilimba and Michael Okonkwo


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2. Pollinators: Their Evolution, Ecology, Management, and Conservation

By Victoria Wojcik


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3. Seasonal Dynamics on Spider Population in Pathiramanal Island, Kerala, India: A Case Study

By Jobi J. Malamel


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4. Bacterial Disease Control Methods in Shrimp (Penaeus, 1798) Farming Sector in Asian Countries

By Jeyachandran Sivakamavalli, Kiyun Park, Ihn–Sil Kwak and Vaseeharan Baskaralingam


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5. Ants as Indicators of Terrestrial Ecosystem Rehabilitation Processes

By Hendrik Sithole and Nolubabalo Tantsi


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6. Biomonitoring Ecosystem: Modelling Relationship with Arthropods

By Jinu Medhi, Jintu Dutta and Mohan Chandra Kalita


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7. Vertical Arthropod Dynamics across Organic Matter Fractions in Relation to Microclimate and Plant Phenology

By María F. Barberena-Arias and Elvira Cuevas


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8. Mixed Diets Enhance Edible Grasshopper, Ruspolia differens (Orthoptera: Tettigoniidae) Performance during Mass Rearing

By Geoffrey Maxwell Malinga, Robert Opoke and Karlmax Rutaro


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9. Crustacea: The Increasing Economic Importance of Crustaceans to Humans

By Gregorius Nugroho Susanto


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10. Lecanicillium spp. for the Management of Aphids, Whiteflies, Thrips, Scales and Mealy Bugs: Review

By Sajjalavarahalli Gangireddy Eswara Reddy


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11. A Review of Floral Color Signals and Their Heliconiid Butterfly Receivers

By Gyanpriya Maharaj, Godfrey Bourne and Abdullah Ansari


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