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Cover for Plant responses to fluctuating UV environments.

This chapter reviews research to date on what is known about the prevalence and mechanisms of plant responses to short-term fluctuations in UV exposure and explores the possible adaptive and ecological significance of these responses. The chapter addresses only changes in total UV irradiances and...

Author(s)
Barnes, P. W.; Robson, T. M.; Tobler, M. A.; Bottger, I. N.; Flint, S. D.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648590)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for UV radiation and terrestrial ecosystems: emerging perspectives.

This chapter discusses the changing perspectives and highlights some open questions in the field of UV effects on terrestrial ecosystems. It is established that in addition to the potentially negative effects of UV-B on terrestrial biota, UV-B can also control ecosystem processes through its...

Author(s)
Ballaré, C. L.; Austin, A. T.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648590)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Quantification of UV radiation.

This chapter highlights the difficulties inherent in the quantification of UV-B radiation and discusses practical ways of obtaining reliable estimates of UV-B irradiance and exposure in spite of these difficulties. The chapter provides discussions that are simple and do not contain complicated...

Author(s)
Aphalo, P. J.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648590)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Towards an understanding of the implications of changing stratospheric ozone, climate and UV radiation.

This chapter discusses the following topics: changing profiles of ultraviolet radiation; complexities of ozone dynamics, UV radiation and climate change; and whether UV radiation is an environmental stress or regulatory factor. It establishes that although stratospheric ozone levels are projected...

Author(s)
Bornman, J. F.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648590)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Avalanche dogs can locate 'buried victims' by perceiving the human breath under the snow.

Author(s)
Diverio, S.; Menchetti, L.; Iaboni, M.; Riggio, G.; Azzari, C.; Cagnati, A.; Mari, W. di; Santoro, M. M.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394583)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
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Cover for Host-plant resistance.

This chapter focuses on the practical use of host plant resistance (HPR) for aphid control in different crop genotypes. The induction of HPR by various associated organisms (endophytes) is also discussed.

Author(s)
Emden, H. F. van
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647098)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Cultural control.

This chapter provides an overview of methods of cultural control and the mechanisms through which they affect aphid control. Approaches that have attracted recent interest among researchers are reviewed, drawing on studies from a range of crop types and climates. The ecological mechanisms by which...

Author(s)
Chang, M. G.; Gurr, G. M.; Tylianakis, J. M.; Wratten, S. D.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647098)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Monitoring and forecasting.

This chapter covers the monitoring and forecasting of aphids: why, what, where, when and how? It summarizes, only briefly, techniques that have changed little since the reviews mentioned and concentrates more on areas where subsequent progress has been evident. Much effort, building on fundamental...

Author(s)
Harrington, R.; Hullé, M.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647098)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Feeding injury.

This chapter focuses on direct damage by aphids and other Aphidoidea. It describes the diversity of symptoms caused by this group of insects, and discusses the current state of knowledge of the biochemical and physiological mechanisms leading to damage. Additionally, it discusses the ramifications...

Author(s)
Goggin, F. L.; Quisenberry, S. S.; Ni XinZhi
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647098)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Aphid population dynamics: from fields to landscapes.

Cereal aphid studies form the backbone of this chapter and will be discussed at length, but shall also occasionally discuss the dynamics of aphids that use other annual crops and trees as their host. The overall purpose is to outline the components of an aphid population that determine its...

Author(s)
Bell, J. R.; Pierre, J. S.; Dedryver, C. A.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647098)
Type
Book chapter

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