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Cover for Ecophysiology.

This chapter contains questions about the physiological adaptations of animals and plants to their environment.

Author(s)
Rees, P. A.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789247572)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Ecological genetics and evolution.

This chapter contains questions about the relationship between the genetics and ecology of organisms (including plants and animals), their adaptations to the environment, and their evolution.

Author(s)
Rees, P. A.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789247572)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Adaptation in microbes and higher plants.

This chapter examines the biochemical pathways involved in detoxification processes in microbes and plants and explores the potential for bioremediation in contaminated ecosystems.

Author(s)
D'Mello, J. P. F.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245189)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Climate change: the ultimate one health challenge.

This chapter provides an overview of the impacts of climate change and the shared benefits of diverse collaborations to adapt to this important threat to animal, man and environmental health.

Author(s)
Stephen, C.; Duncan, C.; Pollock, S.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242577)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Genomics of conifers.

This chapter focuses on characterizing conifer genomes, which offers opportunities for understanding aspects of plant biology that could not be studied otherwise.

Author(s)
Meilan, R.; Kirst, M.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643502)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Forest-tree population genomics.

This chapter focuses on the use of genomic information to characterize forest tree population diversity, the relationship among populations, and the detection of loci that contribute to their adaptation. Other aspects related to population genetics of tree species, such as geographic variation,...

Author(s)
Meilan, R.; Kirst, M.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643502)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Mechanisms for survival: an arsenal for all occasions.

This chapter focuses on the basics of biotic mortality agents (parasitoids and predatory arthropods) and the apparent responses or adaptations of various lepidopteran species to these agents. The various mechanisms used by Lepidoptera in ensuring their survival are also discussed.

Author(s)
Dennis, R. L. H.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243574)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Genomic selection in rice: empirical results and implications for breeding.

This chapter focuses on analysing factors that affect the predictive ability of genomic prediction (GS) in rice, and an overview of the proof-of-concept studies conducted during the past 5 years with the aim of providing rice breeders with tailored GS methods and tools. These studies involved two...

Author(s)
Ahmadi, N.; Bartholomé, J.; Tuong-Vi Cao; Grenier, C.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789240214)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Transplanting.

This chapter provides updates on researches conducted during the last 2 decades and expands on factors affecting transplant quality, stress adaptation, physiology and performance of vegetable crops. Emphasis is given to transplant stress adaptation, water management and growth modulation by plant...

Author(s)
Leskovar, D. I.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786393777)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Carrot physiological disorders and crop adaptation to stress.

Several disorders mainly of abiotic origin can occur on carrots, causing problems of varying degrees for producers. They are often responses to lack or excess of essential crop nutrients, light, moisture or temperature. Other factors may be poor soil structure, poor aeration, soil compaction, high...

Author(s)
Villeneuve, F.; Geoffriau, E.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789240955)
Type
Book chapter

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