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Cover for Introduction.

This chapter introduces a guide for managers of sentinel plantings, botanical gardens or arboreta, as well as phytosanitary inspectors, who may have knowledge of common pests and diseases of woody plants, but may not know the likely cause of damage that they have not encountered before, for...

Author(s)
Eschen, R.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394415)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Climate change impacts on urban pests.

This book reviews the influence of climate change on urban and public pests such as mosquitoes, flies, ticks, and wood pests (such as termites), with respect to population, distribution, disease, damage and control. Consisting of 13 chapters, the book systematically addresses how the impact of...

Author(s)
Dhang, P.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645377)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Describing soil structures, rooting and biological activity and recognizing tillage effects, damage and recovery in clayey and sandy soils.

This chapter focuses on describing and illustrating important soil structural features associated with compaction and anaerobic conditions. It covers the evaluation of soil structure and compaction status for both clayey and sandy soils. Since tillage is often responsible for the creation of a...

Author(s)
Weill, A.; Munkholm, L. J.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644707)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Rodent pests and their control.

This updated 2nd edition, two decades after the publication of the first edition, combines information from the latest scientific research on rodent pests and their control. It includes 19 chapters discussing: the natural history of rodents and preadaptations to pestilence; commensal rodents;...

Author(s)
Buckle, A.; Smith, R.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938178)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Rodent control methods: non-chemical and non-lethal chemical, with special reference to food stores.

This chapter describes several non-chemical and non-lethal chemical methods for rodent control, highlighting the effectiveness of these methods to achieve the following objectives: prevent and reduce immigation of rodents; forcing rodents to emigrate; reduction of pest birth rate; and increase pest ...

Author(s)
Smith, R. H.; Meyer, A. N.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938178)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Urban timber pest beetles: risks and management.

This chapter discusses risks and management of urban timber pest beetles. Specifically, the chapter covers the following topics: timbers and timber products; timber pest beetles around the globe; timber borers; types of beetle damage; detection and management of infestation; and modifying...

Author(s)
Ewart, D.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642758)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Tree rusts.

Rust fungi (order Pucciniales) are an extremely important and diverse group of plant pathogens that can affect a surprisingly diverse group of host trees, comprising gymnosperms, angiosperms and ferns, and cause a variety of different symptoms. This chapter focuses on the epidemiology and...

Author(s)
Hamelin, R. C.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780640402)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Seed, seedling and nursery diseases.

This chapter focuses on forest/ornamental tree seed, seedling and nursery diseases, providing information on their causal agents (including seedborne and soilborne fungi), damage, symptoms, epidemiology and effective management by integrating good hygiene, cultural practices, biological and...

Author(s)
Lilja, A.; Poteri, M.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780640402)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Why our management practices affect our turf.

This chapter addresses the effects of management practices on turf. These management practices include: mowing causes chronic damage to turf; thatch and thatch management; issues pertaining to soil compaction; and managing wear caused by traffic.

Author(s)
Bell, G. E.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936488)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Tropical forest pests: ecology, biology and impact.

This chapter examines the biology, ecology and impact of some of the more important pest species from around the tropics, the examples being chosen to reflect a range of feeding types, host trees and forest situations. The assigning of a pest species to a particular feeding guild is on the basis of ...

Author(s)
Wylie, F. R.; Speight, M.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936365)
Type
Book chapter

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