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Dung down under : dung beetles for Australia / Bernard Doube and Tim Marshall
Bib ID 6446211
Format BookBook [text, still image, volume]
Author
Doube, Bernard, author
 
Edition 1st edition 
Description Bridgewater, SA : Dung Beetle Solutions Australia, 2014 
©2014 
iv, 116 pages : colour illustrations, maps ; 30 cm 
ISBN 9780992432904 (paperback)
Summary

This book examines the ecological, environmental and production benefits of dung beetles, and provides a non-technical analysis of their value and potential role in increasing soil carbon storage. An essential reference for farmers, Landcare groups and environmental organisations concerned with sustainable land management.

Full contents
  • Dung beetles in sustainable agriculture
  • How dung beetles improve Australian soils
  • Establishing, managing and monitoring dung beetles
  • Economic benefits from dung beetle activity
  • Dung beetles in horticulture
  • Dung beetle biology
  • Dung beetle ecology
  • Global warming, soil carbon and greenhouse gasses
  • Biocontrol of pests, parasites and pathogens
  • Threats to dung beetles
 
Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Subjects Dung beetles -- Australia.  |  Dung beetles -- Ecology -- Australia.  |  Dung beetles -- Economic aspects -- Australia.  |  Beneficial insects -- Australia.  |  AUSTRALIA.  |  NEW ZEALAND.  |  Australian  |  COLEOPTERA  |  SCARABAEIDAE  |  ECOLOGY  |  SOIL MANAGEMENT  |  ECONOMICS
Other authors/contributors Marshall, Tim S., 1955- author
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