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Author Goodman, Gregg B.

Title Information resources on the care and use of insects [electronic resource] : 1968-2004 / compiled by Gregg B. Goodman.

Imprint Beltsville, Md. : U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Agriculture Research Service, National Agricultural Library, Animal Welfare Information Center, [2004]


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe Federal Documents Online  A 17.27/3:25    ---  Available
Description 1 electronic text : digital, HTML file
Series AWIC resource series ; no. 25
System Details Mode of access via the AWIC web site.
File Type Text (electronic publication).
Note Title from web page (viewed Sept. 14, 2004).
"June 2004."
Summary The document contains information on the culture and use of insects as biomedical models, biocontrol agents, and toxicological studies. The information includes species of Diptera, Drosophila, Coleoptera, Collembola, Orthoptera, Hemiptera, Hymenoptera, Lepidoptera, Ephemeroptera, Isoptera, Pscoptera, and Siphonaptera. Topics include environmental conditions, in vitro culture, development in laboratory situations, mass rearing of insects, genetics, metabolic regulations, photoperiod, pesticide testing, etc. The document includes a review article, an extensive bibliography and a list of relevant World Wide Web resources.
Subject Invertebrates as laboratory animals -- Bibliography.
Laboratory animals -- Feeding and feeds -- Bibliography.
Insects as biological pest control agents -- Bibliography.
Insect rearing -- Bibliography.
Animal welfare -- Bibliography.
Indexed Term insect biology
animal welfare
animal use alternatives
insect rearing
insect nutrition
insect behavior
biomedical research
agricultural research
life history
insects research
laboratory housing
nutritional requirements
laboratory care
invertebrate models
toxicology research
biocontrol research
optimal environmental conditions
animal-model alternatives
Added Author Animal Welfare Information Center (U.S.)
Gpo Item No. 0095-C-02 (online)
Sudoc No. A 17.27/3:25

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