This antique text contains a detailed guide to the insects that cause problems for the farmer, with information on spraying, fumigation, varieties of insects, and more. It discusses the various types of insects, complete with natural histories and descriptions; the problems that can be caused by these pests, and how to remedy them; and the various ways, both natural and not, that can be employed for their destruction and limitation. Written in clear, concise language and profusely illustrated, this text will be of much value to the modern reader, whether they are a farmer, kitchen gardener, or allotment owner. The chapters of this book include: 'The Life Histories of Insects', 'The Pupa', 'A Change During Rest', 'Spraying for Killing Insects', 'Fumigation', 'Natural Destroyers of Insects', 'Insect Parasites on the Larger Animals', 'Plant-Eating Insects', 'Experiments and Observations', etcetera. We are proud to republish this vintage text, now complete with a new introduction on farming.