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Cover for Ideotype breeding for improving yield in sorghum: recent advances and future perspectives.

This chapter focuses on ideotype breeding for improving the yield and related traits, abiotic stress resistance, and quality of grain and forage sorghum. Ideotype breeding involves defining and breeding for the target traits to reach the objectives and differs from classical plant breeding which...

Author(s)
Reddy, P. S.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245431)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Seasonal and reproductive behaviour.

This chapter discusses the reproduction and social behaviour of domestic animals on the following topics: reproductive efforts; sensory factors in reproduction; hormonal and pheromonal facilitation; and seasonal and climatic breeding responses.

Author(s)
Broom, D. M.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789249835)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Climate change and Lyme disease.

This chapter examines the key climatic driving factors for changes in the incidence of Lyme disease and explores how these depend on the level of global warming. It aims to provide some context for the more detailed expert opinions in this book as well as to show how the key climatic driving...

Author(s)
Cox, P.; Huntingford, C.; Sparey, M.; Nuttall, P.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789249637)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for How to model the impact of climate change on vector-borne diseases?

This expert opinion provides an overview of mathematical models that have been used to assess the impact of climate change on ticks and tick-borne diseases, ways forward in terms of improving models for the recent context and broad guidelines for conducting future climate change risk assessment.

Author(s)
Caminade, C.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789249637)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Climate change alone cannot explain altered tick distribution across Europe: a spotlight on endemic and invasive tick species.

The effect of climate on the evolution of tick populations remains difficult to disentangle from other possible causes and undoubtedly varies depending on the region concerned and local tick species. Large-scale, long-term monitoring is, therefore, necessary to accurately assess climatic impact on...

Author(s)
Stachurski, F.; Boulanger, N.; Blisnick, A.; Vial, L.; Bonnet, S.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789249637)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Sweet cherry rootstocks.

All commercial sweet cherry trees are either budded or grafted. This chapter deals with sweet cherry rootstocks. Rootstocks are used for several purposes: (i) ease for propagating and producing more trees of a superior cultivar; (ii) better adaptation to particular soil or site characteristics; and ...

Author(s)
Long, L. E.; Lang, G. A.; Kaiser, C.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781786398284)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Planning a new cherry orchard.

Growing fruit trees is a long term financial commitment and establishing an orchard is an expensive enterprise. Selecting the right orchard site is arguably the most important decision that a sweet cherry grower will make and it will affect all other managerial decisions related to the orchard....

Author(s)
Long, L. E.; Lang, G. A.; Kaiser, C.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781786398284)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Managing the orchard environment.

This chapter focuses on the importance of managing the orchard environment for a sustainable sweet cherry production, i.e. fertilizer application, irrigation and crop-weed competition, among others. The influence of some climate-related environmental factors on sweet cherry production are also...

Author(s)
Long, L. E.; Lang, G. A.; Kaiser, C.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781786398284)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for General control measures against <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae</i> infections.

This chapter focused on the control of M. hyopneumoniae aside from antibiotic treatment and vaccine application, also an overview of the most prominent factors affecting M. hyopneumoniae disease development and clinical presentation are discussed in detail in different sections of this chapter.

Author(s)
Marco, E.; Yeske, P.; Pieters, M.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789249941)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Climate impacts on the vector capacity of tropical and temperate populations of the brown dog tick, <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Rhipicephalus sanguineus</i> sensu lato.

The distribution and survival of a tick species are affected by several factors such as host availability, vegetation coverage, climatic conditions (humidity, photoperiod and temperature) and anthropic activities. This expert opinion discusses the differences between both tropical and temperate R....

Author(s)
Bechara, G.; Sanches, G.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789249637)
Type
Book chapter

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