n African Entomology - A Complete Guide to Vegetable Pests in South Africa, D. Visser : book review

Volume 18, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 1021-3589



Until recently the two standard reference works that included information on the insect pests of vegetables in South Africa were Annecke & Moran's , published some 30 years ago, and , a series of five booklets that appeared between 1986 and 1990. Both of these have been out of print for many years and Diedrich Visser's new, up-to-date guide could thus not have been produced at a more opportune time. is a follow-up on his highly popular , published in 2005. The author set himself the onerous task of providing detailed information and high-quality macro-photographs of all vegetable pests in South Africa, in addition to an up-to-date list of all species likely to be encountered on vegetables in the country.

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