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Cover for Activity index.

The full list of activities in each of the seven main areas, i.e. 'understanding IPM', 'general information about crop protection agents (CPAs)', 'selecting CPAs', 'personal safety and contamination', 'CPA handling and application', 'post-spraying activities' and 'CPA storage', of the core IPM...

Author(s)
Bateman, M.; Chernoh, E.; Holmes, K.; Grunder, J.; Grossrieder, M.; Colmenarez, Y.; Babendreier, D.; Faheem, M.; Mulaa, M.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392381)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for IPM core training topics and activity guides.

This chapter constitutes the core 'IPM' training package. Each of the seven main areas, i.e. 'understanding IPM', 'general information about crop protection agents (CPAs)', 'selecting CPAs', 'personal safety and contamination', 'handling and application', 'post-spraying activities' and 'CPA...

Author(s)
Bateman, M.; Chernoh, E.; Holmes, K.; Grunder, J.; Grossrieder, M.; Colmenarez, Y.; Babendreier, D.; Faheem, M.; Mulaa, M.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392381)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Soil hydrology and reactive transport of carbon and nitrogen in a multi-scale landscape.

This chapter examines the role of soil in water filtration, its impact on carbon and nitrogen in biogeochemical transformations and its relation to the larger landscape, where soil functions are key to clean water, essential to human sustenance. Soil composition and chemical weathering are...

Author(s)
Duffy, C.; Nikolaidis, N.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645322)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Cockroaches (Blattodea: Blattidae, Blatellidae and Blaberidae).

This chapter covers the taxonomy, morphology, life cycle, behaviour, bionomics, veterinary and medical importance, prevention and control of cockroaches. Focus is given on their role in the contamination of food and feeds, as disease vectors and cause of allergies. Species given emphasis are ...

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

This chapter covers the most important toxins found in rabbit feeds. Focus is given on goitrogens, gossypol, lectins (haemagglutinins), mimosine, mycotoxins, nitrates, oxalates, saponins, pyrrolizidine alkaloids, trypsin inhibitors, urea, poisonous plants, herbal remedies and agricultural chemicals ...

Author(s)
McNitt, J. I.; Lukefahr, S. D.; Cheeke, P. R.; Patton, N. M.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780640129)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Emergency decontamination in low-resource settings.

This book chapter reviews the emergency decontamination (ED) principles, procedures and systems, and provides ED guidelines to victims and responders in a low-resource setting.

Author(s)
Josse, D.; Barrier, G.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939298)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Management of dead following disasters and mass casualty incidents: critical operational issues revolve around human resources and logistics.

This chapter discusses the role of some of the important tools and techniques and critical operational issues in managing the dead following disasters and mass casualty incidents (MCIs). The factors governing severity of MCIs, the basic components of the operation system of managing the dead (body...

Author(s)
Arora, P.; Arora, R.; Chawla, R.; Gunaseelan, R.; Bhardwaj, J. R.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939298)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Principles of biosecurity during transport, handling and slaughter of animals.

Use of good biosecurity practices will help to reduce disease spread. To prevent disease transmission on to a farm, all incoming animals should be isolated and, when possible, tested for disease before they are added to the herd. An important principle of biosecurity is the biosecurity sequence,...

Author(s)
Belk, K. E.; Grandin, T.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643212)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Poisons and causes of sudden death.

This chapter covers the different causes of poisoning and sudden death in pigs. The toxicity, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment of mycotoxins, plant toxins, drugs and chemical poisons are discussed as well as that of the non-infectious and infectious causes of sudden death.

Author(s)
Duncanson, G. R.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641720)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Contaminated soils and bioremediation: creation and maintenance of inner space.

This paper explores the importance of spatial distribution of soil components in terms of the treatment of contaminated soil using bioremediation. Initially described is the spatial distribution of contaminants within typical contaminated sites. Also examined is how a successful bioremedial...

Author(s)
Bewley, R. J. F.; Hockin, S.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935320)
Type
Book chapter

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