'The Concise Guide to the Identification of Insect Attack and Fungal Decay of Timber'
by G.R.Coleman. B.Sc(Hons).,C.Biol.,M.I.Biol.,A.I.W.Sc.
A new book, especially written for those with an interest in the identification of wood and boring insects and wood rot damage.Example pages
The book contains over 47 full colour photographs of insect and rot damage together with simple descriptions of the major features to help identify the particular organism. Some guidance is also provided in the identification of other insects sometimes found in a property together with non-wood destroying rots.
Sets of tables in the back of the book show clear comparisons of the identifying features of the different insects and rots; this will be of particular interest to those studying for the timber module of the CSRT qualification.
'A Concise Guide to the Identification of Insect Attack and Fungal Decay of Timber' features:
* Over 47 full coloured photographs, some with coloured insets.
* Easy description of damage the special emphasis on identifying features. Full comparative tables of rot and insect features
* Stored product and other innocuous insects sometimes found in properties.
* Innocuous fungal growths.
* A guide to insect tunnels, the emergence holes and outlines of beetles.
* References for further reading.
The 'Concise Guide to the Identification of Insect Attack and Fungal Decay of Timber' is only current available on CD ROM. All pages can be printed in full colour if required, or mono (ink jet or laser printer required) at any size up to A4. It is provided in PDF format and requires Adobe Acrobat Reader® versions 3 or 4 to open the book; version 4 is included on the disk.
Please note that the condition for sale is for the purchaser's own use, not for printing for resale or redistribution.
£25-00 inc P& P (UK only)
To download an example of 2 pages right click on the following link then follow the on-screen instructions. Note where you have saved it then go to the file and open it by double clicking - it will then open IF you have Adobe Acrobat Reader® installed (see below) Also note that the pages have been updated since preparing the examples.
Please note the file is around 450K and will take several minutes on a 56K modem to download. Also note that printing has been disabled. It is in PDF format and therefore you will need Adobe Acrobat Reader ® versions 3 or 4 on your computer to open it. If you haven't got the Reader then it is given away on almost all cover discs of Computer magazines, eg, PCPro.
For further details please contact Graham Coleman on 01747 840715
. or to purchase please make cheques payable to 'RTS' and send to 14, Mill Rise, Bourton, Nr Gillingham, Dorset. SP8 5DH
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