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Contents Of The Book Entitled

THE BIODIVERSITY OF MICROORGANISMS AND INVERTEBRATES:
 ITS ROLE IN SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURE    1991
Edited by
D.L. Hawksworth

I. IMPORTANCE OF INVERTEBRATES AND MICROORGANISMS AS 
   COMPONENTS OF BIODIVERSITY

1.  The importance of sustainable agriculture of biodiversity
    among invertebrates and microorganisms

2.  Importance of microorganisms and invertebrates as components
    of biodiversity

3.  Biodiversity databases: the crucial significance of collections
    
4.  Problems of assessment of biodiversity

5.  The dimensions of biodiversity: the use of invertebrates as
    indicators of human impact

6.  General discussion: session I

II. IMPORTANCE OF BIODIVERSITY IN SUSTAINING SOIL PRODUCTIVITY

7.  The diversity of soil organisms

8.  Soil conservation and biodiversity

9.  Soil salinity and biodiversity

10. Biodiversity and sustainability of wetland rice production:
    role and potential of microorganisms and invertebrates

11. General discussion: session II

III. IMPORTANCE OF BIODIVERSITY TO PEST OCCURRENCE AND MANAGEMENT

12. Biodiversity and tropical pest management

13. Biodiversity as a resource for biological control

14. Increasing biodiversity to improve pest management in 
    agro-ecosystems

15. Genetic and biological diversity of insect pests and their
    natural enemies

16. General discussion: session III

IV. BIOTECHNOLOGY AND BIODIVERSITY AMONG INVERTEBRATES AND 
    MICROORGANISMS

17. Biotechnology and biodiversity

18. Genetic engineering and biodiversity

19. The importance of microbial biodiversity to biotechnology

20. The universal issue: information transfer

21. General discussion: session IV

CONCLUSIONS

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