Chapter 7. Techniques and Methods for Sampling Canopy Insects

  1. Simon R. Leather
  1. Claire M. P. Ozanne

Published Online: 26 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470750513.ch7

Insect Sampling in Forest Ecosystems

Insect Sampling in Forest Ecosystems

How to Cite

Ozanne, C. M. P. (2005) Techniques and Methods for Sampling Canopy Insects, in Insect Sampling in Forest Ecosystems (ed S. R. Leather), Blackwell Science Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470750513.ch7

Editor Information

  1. Department of Biological Sciences, Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine, Silwood Park, Ascot, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 7 DEC 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780632053889

Online ISBN: 9780470750513

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Keywords:

  • sampling canopy insects;
  • canopy;
  • chemical knockdown;
  • mistblowing;
  • branch bagging

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Techniques and methods for sampling canopy insects

  • Introduction

  • Access to the canopy

  • Sampling issues

  • Chemical knockdown

  • Branch bagging and clipping

  • Aerial and arboreal traps: Malaise, interception, emergence and light

  • Insects in fruit, seeds, and silk: moss cores, suspended soils, and bark sprays

  • Conclusions