This book was produced with support from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE) program; the University of Minnesota Department of Entomology; and The Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation.
Photos and line drawings in this book were contributed by the authors and their colleagues. Contributors are credited at the top right corner of photos and line drawings.
The authors thank the following persons for their review of the manuscript and helpful suggestions: Dewey M. Caron, Professor Emeritus, Department of Entomology and Wildlife Ecology, University of Delaware; Mark Doudlah, President, the Agrecol Corporation; Robert Kane, Biological Science Technician, USDA Agricultural Research Service; Dena Leibman, Communications Specialist, SARE; Evan A. Sugden, Department of Biology, University of Washington; Robbin Thorp, Professor Emeritus, Department of Entomology, University of California-Davis; Mace Vaughan, Conservation Director, The Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation; and Todd West, Assistant Professor of Horticulture, West Virginia University.
Holly Hyde, NRAES Editor, assisted with peer review and copyediting. Marty Sailus, NRAES Director, edited the manuscript and managed the project from peer review to printing.