Parasites and Pathogens of Insects
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Key Features * Presents the latest information on insect parasites and pathogens * Describes biochemical and molecular host-parasite and host-pathogen relationships * Covers mechanisms of insect pathogenicity and resistance * Provides exceptional breadth of coverage and authoritative reviews * Special topics * Transposable elements in insect pathogens * Co-evolution and gene transfer between hosts and invaders * Biological control