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Cover for Fungal, bacterial and nematode diseases in figs.

This chapter provides a detailed description of the primary bacterial, fungal and nematode diseases of fig trees and fruits and the efficacy of individual control methods, including the integrated disease management approach.

Author(s)
Mostowfizadeh-Ghalamfarsa, R.; Bolboli, Z.; Salmaninezhad, F.; Michailides, T. J.
ISBN
2022 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242881)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Integrated pest management.

This chapter focuses on the integration and application of various monitoring and intervention methods to keep check on pest populations (integrated pest management; IPM), which usually involves a combination of numerous methods, such as non-chemical tools, barriers, education and correct pesticide ...

Author(s)
Dhang, P.; Koehler, P.; Pereira, R.; Dye, D. D., II
ISBN
2022 CABI (H ISBN 9781800620155)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Advocacy and promotion of SCI activity.

Not all cases are extreme, but only a small percentage of the estimate 200 million people infected with schistosomiasis in Africa suffer this fate. Schistosomiasis eggs accumulate and damage organs slowly, day after day, without their function being impaired, up until it's too late. Usually, it is...

Author(s)
Fenwick, A.; Norris, W.; McCall, B.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392558)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Recognition for SCI work.

This book chapter outlines the recognition and awards received by the doctors for their research and work for the control and prevention of schistosomiasis.

Author(s)
Fenwick, A.; Norris, W.; McCall, B.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392558)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Applied ecology and methods of control.

This chapter provides information on the general ecology of insect pests, various methods of pest control and their efficacy and target pests and the benefits of integrated pest management in various cropping systems. Some pests relevant to the medical and veterinary entomology fields are presented ...

Author(s)
Freeman, B. E.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241181)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Myxoboliosis (<i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Myxobolus cerebralis</i>).

This book chapter describes various aspects of myxoboliosis caused by Myxobolus cerebralis: diagnosis, physiopathology, reservoir hosts, geographical distribution, epidemiology, and control and prevention methods.

Author(s)
Alexander, J. D.; Bartholomew, J. L.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243277)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Eubothriosis.

This book chapter describes various aspects of eubothriosis: diagnosis, life cycle, epidemiology, transmission, survival in reservoir hosts, population dynamics, and control and prevention.

Author(s)
MacKenzie, K.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243277)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Anisakiosis (<i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Anisakis simplex</i> s.l.).

This book chapter describes the various aspects of anisakiosis caused by Anisakis simplex: diagnosis, epidemiology, physiopathology, survival in reservoir hosts, and control and prevention methods.

Author(s)
Levsen, A.; Cipriani, P.; Bao, M.; Giulietti, L.; Mattiucci, S.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243277)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Ticks: the vectors of Lyme disease.

This chapter reviews the existing evidence for our current understanding of the evolution, historical biogeography and life cycle of tick vectors of Lyme disease (i.e. Ixodes spp.), their means of dispersal and the reasons for range expansion, the mechanisms they use to transmit disease, and the...

Author(s)
Smith, R. P.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392077)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Understanding the business of controlling pests.

This chapter discusses urban pest control business, trends in the pest control industry, pest control tools, sustainable pest control and green pest control. The health effects of human exposure to pesticides are described.

Author(s)
Dhang, P.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786395146)
Type
Book chapter

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