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Cover for Structural and functional diversity of cathelicidins.

Cathelicidins are a ubiquitous family of host defence peptides (HDPs) in vertebrate animals. Unlike other HDP families, they are defined by the common and relatively well conserved proregion rather than the mature active peptides, which are highly diverse and conform to at least five different...

Author(s)
Tossi, A.; Skerlavaj, B.; D'Este, F.; Gennaro, R.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390394)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Practical management of the genetics of classical biocontrol introductions.

Author(s)
Stouthamer, R.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394118)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
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Cover for Genetic diversity of field and laboratory populations of <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Mastrus ridens</i> and consequences of inbreeding during laboratory culture.

Author(s)
Zaviezo, T.; Retamal, R.; Urvois, T.; Fauvergue, X.; Toleubayev, K.; Malausa, T.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394118)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
Full TextCABI Book Chapter InfoOpen Access
Cover for Effects of genetic diversity, inbreeding and outbreeding investigated in six reared or released biocontrol agents.

Author(s)
Malausa, T.; Quaglietti, B.; Mathé-Hubert, H.; Martinez, P.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394118)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Salinity stress: physiological constraints and adaptive mechanisms.

A significant part of the world's land area is salt-affected, including areas in which crops and pastures are grown for food and forage. Growth and yield of most crops is reduced by salinity, and only halophytes are able to handle large amounts of salt without penalty. This chapter summarizes our...

Author(s)
Shabala, S.; Munns, R.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647296)
Type
Book chapter
Full TextCABI Book Chapter InfoOpen Access
Cover for Evolution and potential non-target effect of the introduced biological control agent <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Cryptolaemus montrouzieri</i>.

Author(s)
Li, H. S.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394118)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Advances in lime breeding and genetics.

This chapter provides an account of germplasm and genetic diversity, and advancement in lime (Rutaceae) breeding and genetics. It also discusses the use of various classical and modern strategies (such as biotechnology and genetic transformation) used for improvements in lime scions and rootstocks. ...

Author(s)
Ali, M. A.; Nawaz, M. A.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647845)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Breeding for sustainability: maintaining and enhancing multi-trait genetic improvement.

In this chapter, the theory and evidence from experimental and commercial populations which give some guide on the maintenance of genetic variation in poultry is discussed. Highlights focus on how accuracy in selection and rates of improvement in all traits can be increased best to utilize this...

Author(s)
Hill, W. G.; Wolc, A.; O'Sullivan, N. P.; Avendaño, S.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645308)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Pre-domesticating wild relatives as new sources of novel genetic diversity.

Cultivated barley (Hordeum vulgare) and its wild progenitor, Hordeum spontaneum, are used as a model to employ the proposed methodology of incorporating 'domestic' traits into the wild species and illustrate the increased efficiency and effectiveness of this approach to taming wild relative...

Author(s)
Falk, D.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646138)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Joining up the dots: a systematic perspective of crop wild relative conservation and use.

The aim of genetic conservation of crop wild relatives (CWR) is to maximize the maintenance of genetic diversity, but it is explicitly utilitarian in that it makes the link between CWR genetic diversity, its conservation and its utilization. The model for plant genetic resources conservation...

Author(s)
Maxted, N.; Amri, A.; Castañeda-Álvarez, N. P.; Dias, S.; Dulloo, M. E.; Fielder, H.; Ford-Lloyd, B. V.; Iriondo, J. M.; Brehm, J. M.; Nilsen, L. B.; Thormann, I.; Vincent, H.; Kell, S. P.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646138)
Type
Book chapter

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