Author:K.S.S. Nair

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Tropical Forest Insect Pests: Ecology, Impact, and Management

By: K.S.S. Nair

Price: $110.00

Publisher: Cambridge, UK, Cambridge University Press: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 019999

ISBN: 0521873320

Condition: Brand New


Tropical Forest Insect Pests promotes a better theoretical understanding of pest population dynamics, and causes of forest insect outbreaks in the tropics. Covering pests of both natural forests and plantations, it examines the diversity of tropical forest insects; their ecological functions; the concept of pests; and the incidence of pests in natural forests, plantations, and stored timber. General issues on which foresters and forest entomologists hold strong traditional views, such as the severity of pest incidence in plantations vs. natural forests, in plantations of exotics vs. indigenous... View more info

Tales of Athiranippadam

By: S.K. Pottekkat (Author), Sreedevi K. Nair & Radhika P. Menon (Trs)

Price: $16.00

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Orient BlackSwan: 2013

Seller ID: 101886

ISBN: 8125051279

Condition: New


Tales of Athiranippadam, translated from the Malayalam Oru Desathinte Katha, is the fictionalised autobiography of S. K. Pottekkatt, the acclaimed Malayalam writer. Sreedharan, the central character, offers us a glimpse of the author’s own life in the little corner of the earth called Athiranippadam, where he was raised. The narrative uses an interesting mix of street gossip, fairy tale and recorded history. The characters that people the pages hold within themselves reminiscences of people we have met, conversations we have had, places we have seen and people we may know.Printed Pages: 456. View more info