Living with Bugs answers every homeowners questions about the insects and related critters that share our homes and living spaces. Jack DeAngelis examines more than fifty of the most commonly encountered household pests, from ants to scabies to vinegar flies, and offers environmentally friendly solutions for managing them. With more than ninety color and black-and-white photographs and drawings of all fifty species, Living with Bugs includes a guide to identification of the common pests, information about life history, and advice about control. DeAngelis distinguishes pest situations that may need immediate attention from those that require simply watchful waiting. Living with Bugs explores a variety of related topics, including entomophobia and delusions, the dangers of using mothballs, Internet resources, electronic pest control, biorational (eco-friendly) pesticides, buying pest control services, simple keys to identification of an unknown bug, and local resources. An essential guide, Living with Bugs belongs on the shelves of every homeowner, local library, master gardener, and cooperative extension agent.
Living with Bugs
Oregon State University Press
Least-Toxic Solutions to Everyday Bug Problems