Excerpt from A Handbook Destructive Insects Victoria: With Notes on the Methods to Be Adopted to Check, and Extirpate Them Preface to Part I.; Introduction to Entomology; Classification of Insects; The forming of Collections of Ecomic and other Insects recommended, with directions for collecting and preserving same; On the necessity for the preservation of our insect-destroying birds, with an alphabetical list of the principal kinds; Horticultural Quarantine Rules; The Woolly Aphis, or American Blight; The Codlin Moth; The Curve-winged Apple Moth; The Apple-tree Borer Beetle; The Light-brown Apple Moth; The Apple-root Borer; The Apple-bark Scale; The Apple Beetle; The Harlequin Fruit Bug; The Red Spider; The Pear and Cherry Slug; The Rutherglen Fly-pest; The Cherry-borer; The Pear Phytoptus; Tabulated List of Material in general use for the destruction of Noxious Insects, after Maskell, with personal observations and additions; Appendices; Illustrations of Spray-pumps and other Machines used for the destruction of Insects. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art techlogy to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.