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Cover for Aphid genomics and its contribution to understanding aphids as crop pests.

This chapter considers some examples of how aphid genomes have contributed to understanding aphids as crop pests. It aims to give a very broad overview of areas where genomics has contributed to understanding aspects of aphid biology, ecology, behaviour and evolution, which in turn have played...

Author(s)
Field, L. M.; Bass, C.; Davies, T. G. E.; Williamson, M. S.; Zhou, J. J.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647098)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The genetics of cattle.

This book contains 24 chapters covering various fields of genetics and biology of cattle. It serves as a reference book on cattle genetics for researchers, lecturers, students, farmers and specialists working in the industry. The first five chapters focus on systematics, phylogeny, domestication,...

Author(s)
Garrick, D. J.; Ruvinsky, A.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642215)
Type
Book
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Cover for Human perceptions of nature.

This book chapter discusses the ways that people's attachment to the natural world is driven by perceptions as well as evolution and biology. Salient worldviews of natural environments and health and how these worldviews impact individual and collective behaviours are identified. In addition, the...

Author(s)
Ewert, A. W.; Mitten, D. S.; Overholt, J. R.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939199)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Bed bug management.

This paper reviews basic biological aspects of bedbugs and discusses current control strategies (i.e., environmental, biological, chemical) for addressing bedbug infestations.

Author(s)
Boase, C.; Naylor, R.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642758)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Fleas and flea management.

This chapter reviews the medical and veterinary importance of fleas, discusses basic biological features of fleas, and describes currently employed control strategies for flea management.

Author(s)
Boase, C.; Kocisova, A.; Rettich, F.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642758)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for An introduction to metabolomics and systems biology.

The rise of functional genomics and systems biology has opened the door for understanding the interactions between genome, transcriptome, proteome and metabolome not only on a cellular level but also on a holistic level (i.e. the study of the individual as a complete system) and, despite being...

Author(s)
Maguire, M. L.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642000)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Basic biology and geographical distribution of tick species involved in the transmission of animal pathogens, including zoonoses.

This chapter describes the basic biology of a total of 25 important tick species (Ixodidae and Argasidae) endemic to part or all of the geographical region under consideration (Europe and Asia). Short accounts of their life cycles, geographical distributions and significance as vectors are given.

Author(s)
Farkas, R.; Estrada-Peña, A.; Jaenson, T. G. T.; Pascucci, I.; Madder, M.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938536)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Bed bugs (Hemiptera: Cimicidae).

This chapter covers the taxonomy, morphology, life cycle, behaviour, bionomics, medical and veterinary importance, prevention and control of bed bugs (Cimicidae). Focus is given on the species that feed principally on humans, Cimex lectularius and C. hemipterus. Animals that can also be bitten by...

Author(s)
Russell, R. C.; Otranto, D.; Wall, R. L.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780640372)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Bees and wasps (Hymenoptera: Apidae, Vespidae and others).

This chapter covers the taxonomy, morphology, life cycle, behaviour, bionomics, medical and veterinary importance, prevention and control of bees (Apidae) and wasps (Vespidae). Focus is given on species that have the capacity to inflict venomous stings and cause allergies on man and animals.

Author(s)
Russell, R. C.; Otranto, D.; Wall, R. L.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780640372)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Beetles (Coleoptera: Meloidae, Oedemeridae, Staphylinidae and others).

This chapter covers the taxonomy, morphology, life cycle, behaviour, bionomics, veterinary and medical importance, prevention and control of beetles (Meloidae, Oedemeridae, Staphylinidae and others). Focus is given on species that exude a vesicating fluid when disturbed or crushed, serve as...

Author(s)
Russell, R. C.; Otranto, D.; Wall, R. L.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780640372)
Type
Book chapter

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