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We live in a world dominated by insects

Author(s): Małgorzata Kłyś, Jan Boczek
Subject(s): Environmental Geography
Published by: Instytut Badań Edukacyjnych
Keywords: insects useful; harmful insects; insect biodiversity

Summary/Abstract: Insects can live in a variety of environments, they can be found practically everywhere: in freshwater and marine water, in soil, on plants, in the air, and on and in the body of other animals. Insects play a very important role in human life. They are the food of humans and animals, produce numerous products that humans use (e.g. honey, wax, manna, silk) are used in biological combat with other insects and weed control, pollinate plants, contribute to soil fertility distribution organisms, and even can be used to determine the time of death. They are the direct or indirect cause of losses caused during the production and storage of food. They eat the plants we grow, they disturb us with their presence, they sting, they suck blood, they are vectors of man and animals.

  • Issue Year: 2017
  • Issue No: 2
  • Page Range: 42-51
  • Page Count: 10
  • Language: Polish