Publisher Name: U.S. Department of Agriculture
Place of Publication: Washington, D.C.
Describes fleas, their hosts and biting habits, their lifespans and breeding habits, the spreading of diseases, and the methods for combating the pest.
"Contribution from the Bureau of Entomology."
"August 14, 1915."
Contents: Introduction -- Hosts of fleas -- Biting habits -- Life history -- Length of life of the adult -- Breeding places -- Factors influencing flea abundance -- The jumping of fleas and other means of spread -- Fleas as carriers of disease -- Fleas as parasites of man and animals -- Natural control -- Artificial control -- Remedies for bites.
31 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
|Keyword(s):||pest control | disease control | parasites | disease carriers|
|Series Title:||Bulletin (United States. Dept. of Agriculture) ; no. 248.|
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