Insects and Pest Management in Australian Agriculture is the first introductory text on insects and pest management to deal with the problems caused by insects as pests in Australian agriculture and relaed primary industry. The text is distinctive also because it is the first to examine the use of insects to combat such pests as insects and weeds. The book emphasises Australian examples throughout. It is designed specficially to reflect traditional and recent developments associated with pest management in Australia and other countries. The development of integrated pest management is a central theme, but chapters provided on all major facets of pest control, and include accounts of their development, importance, and contributions to current management strategy and practice.