Looking for an identification guide to minibeasts found on plants?
Aimed at upper primary ages and above, Bugs on bushes is a name trail designed to help children identify the insects and other invertebrates found among the stems and leaves of plants. Simple yes/no questions help to identify the main groups.
The Animal Fact File provides a concise summary of the main groups of animals that may be encountered. Other information is included on food webs, pyramids of numbers and on project ideas based on tree-beating, sweep-netting and the use of pooters.
Text on the reverse side looks at the role of water quality and nutrient status in the distribution of plants. Advice is given on the importance of plants in garden ponds and on how to manage them. The ecological process of succession is described and illustrated..