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Cover for Sampling, monitoring and forecasting.

This chapter provides both a basic framework of information on sampling, monitoring and forecasting and an insight into some of the problems confronting scientists working in the field of pest management.

Author(s)
Dent, D.; Binks, R. H.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241051)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Techniques for work with plant and soil nematodes.

This book is extensively illustrated, and addresses both fundamental traditional techniques and new methodologies. The chapters aim to provide an introduction to basic techniques for laboratory and field work with plant-parasitic and free-living soil-dwelling nematodes. The coverage highlights...

ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781786391759)
Type
Book
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Cover for Methods for nematode extraction.

Nematodes can be present in different matrices. This chapter describes several methods to extract nematodes from soil and plant parts. It is crucial that an appropriate method is chosen for the purpose of the research as different types of nematodes, and even different nematode stages, are...

Author(s)
Viaene, N.; Hallmann, J.; Molendijk, L. P. G.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781786391759)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Behavioural and physiological assays.

This chapter focuses on some of the principal techniques for analysing nematode behaviour and physiology, such as attraction/repulsion plate assays, pluronic gel assays, movement assays, electrophysiology, stylet activity, water content changes, oxygen consumption assays, collection of female sex...

Author(s)
Perry, R. N.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781786391759)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Isoelectric focusing of proteins.

This chapter focuses on the efficacy of isoelectric focusing, which is a technique used for separating charged molecules by differences in their isoelectric point, in the examination of general proteins and specific enzymatic differences among plant parasitic nematodes, particularly the potato cyst ...

Author(s)
Brito, J. A.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781786391759)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Isolation and characterization of tandem repeats in nematode genomes.

This chapter provides an overview of the practical methodologies that can be used to identify and characterize the tandem repeats that are most frequently used as genetic markers in nematodes (including plant-parasitic and entomopathogenic nematodes), namely satellite DNA and microsatellites. The...

Author(s)
Castagnone-Sereno, P.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781786391759)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for MALDI-TOF MS and its requirements for fungal identification.

Matrix-assisted laser desorption/ionization time of flight mass spectrometry (MALDI-TOF MS) is now used as a routine technique for the fast and reliable identification of fungi at the species level and, currently, it represents an important phenotypic methodology based on proteomic profiles. The...

Author(s)
Santos, C.; Galeano, P.; Lima Neto, R.; Evangelista Oliveira, M. M.; Lima, N.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789244984)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Fat digestion.

This chapter discussed the chemical structure and physical properties of fats present in rabbit feeds and how utilization of this fat particulary triglycerides affects the health and welfare of rabbits.

Author(s)
Xiccato, G.
ISBN
2020 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789241273)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Hazard analysis vs. risk analysis.

This chapter focuses on making the distinctions between hazard and risk and between hazard assessment and risk assessment. It proceeds by defining hazards more completely than in other chapters. Risk-based approaches to analysis are contrasted with hazard-based approaches. This is followed by a...

Author(s)
Yoe, C.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648798)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Drug susceptibility testing and antimicrobial resistance in <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Mycobacterium avium</i> subsp. <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">paratuberculosis</i>.

This chapter discusses the procedure, standardization and methods for drug susceptibility testing (DST) and treatment for Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis.

Author(s)
Sullivan, J. R.; Behr, M. A.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243413)
Type
Book chapter

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