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Cover for Approaching, stroking and picking up.

Author(s)
Atkinson, T.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780647838)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Bunch and oil analysis of oil palm: a manual.

This book serves as a practical guide to describe physical bunch and oil analysis of oil palms. It covers various topics on bunch and oil analysis, health and safety considerations, bunch sampling, physical bunch analysis of stalks, spikelets, fruits and nuts, fruit sampling, nut analysis and...

Author(s)
Widodo, P.; Nur, F.; Nafisah, E.; Forster, B. P.; Hasibuan, H. A.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241365)
Type
Book
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Cover for Methods for extraction, processing and detection of plant and soil nematodes.

Diagnosis of nematode damage requires methods for their extraction, handling and detection. The methods take advantage of the size, density and motility of the nematodes to separate them from plant tissue and soil particles by means of sieving, centrifugation and filtration. Different methods allow ...

Author(s)
Hallmann, J.; Subbotin, S. A.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391247)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Quarantine, distribution patterns and sampling.

This chapter focuses on the importance of quarantine in the prevention of the introduction and spread of quarantine pests, such as Globodera pallida, G. rostochiensis, Heterodera glycines and H. schachtii, among others, in a specific country or region. Information on the phytosanitary status and...

Author(s)
Pickup, J.; Roberts, A. M. I.; Nijs, L. J. M. F. den
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390837)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Naturalistic close-to-nature forestry management in tropical rainforests.

This chapter discusses the origin, goals, targets and principles of close-to-nature forestry; potential and actual economic production in close-to-nature forestry-tropical rain forest; growth and sustained yield potential of close-to-nature forestry in mixed dipterocarp forest; systems unsuitable...

Author(s)
Bruenig, E. F.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641409)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Real-time PCR as a tool towards understanding microbial community dynamics in rhizosphere.

This chapter provides a comprehensive knowledge of real-time PCR as a technique for assessment of microbial community dynamics, including the sequential methodological issues surrounding it. Various case studies that are related to rhizospheric bacterial community are enumerated to evaluate its...

Author(s)
Gautam Anand; Upma Singh; Abhineet Sain; Bisaria, V. S.; Shilpi Sharma
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390325)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Foodborne infections, intoxications, and etiology.

This chapter reviews the causes, pathogenesis, and epidemiology of foodborne infections and intoxications. It also describes microbiological methods for detecting and measuring foodborne pathogens and toxins (e.g. bacterial toxins and mycotoxins), which are vital tools for determining aetiology and ...

Author(s)
Wolf-Hall, C.; Nganje, W.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644806)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Gram-negative bacteria.

This chapter focuses on the Gram-negative bacteria of most concern for foodborne illness. One major distinction from Gram-positive bacteria is that none of these Gram-negative bacteria causes intoxications, and none is a spore former. The bacteria described in this chapter are Campylobacter jejuni, ...

Author(s)
Wolf-Hall, C.; Nganje, W.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644806)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Collecting and detecting, preserving, preparing and rearing.

The study and examination of mites, both live and dead, is carried out for identification purposes and/or to gain further knowledge of their bio-ecology. To accomplish these tasks, protocols for collecting, preserving, preparing and rearing the different mite categories and groups of mites have...

Author(s)
Vacante, V.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939946)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Practical veterinary forensics.

The book serves as a reference for the reader to appreciate the current workload of a forensic vet and to provide an insight into the scale and complexity of the specialism that is veterinary forensics. Topics discussed are: introduction to veterinary forensics; forensic philosophy; law and...

Author(s)
Bailey, D.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642949)
Type
Book

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