Garden Pests of Britain and Europe
With their extraordinary diversity, adaptability and abundance, insects and other invertebrates are
the gardener's greatest foe. Packed with stunning photography, Michael Chinery's Garden Pests of Britain
and Ireland provides a reader-friendly introduction to the identification of 200 of the commonest insect pests
of the backyard, along with other invertebrates such as slugs, snails and millipedes.
Paperback 288 pp ISBN 9781408122839
Introductory sections provide a brief discussion of insect biology, beneficial species, and an overview
of environmentally friendly control methods, such as crop rotation and biological control. Each species
account gives detailed photographically-based identification tips for adults and larvae, an introduction to
the biology of the species, and advice on how to deal with it.
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