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Cover for Recommended CA conditions.

This chapter provides information on the recommended conditions in the controlled atmosphere storage of various crops and their cultivars and strains, such as apples, apricots, aubergines, avocados, bananas, basil, breadfruits, broccoli, Brussels sprouts (Brassica oleracea var. gemmifera), lima...

Author(s)
Thompson, A. K.; Prange, R. K.; Bancroft, R. D.; Puttongsiri, T.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786393739)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Minor families.

This chapter includes mites in five families (Dolichocybidae, Siteroptidae, Pygmephoridae, Scutacaridae and Microdispidae) that have in common a capacity to be either directly or indirectly injurious to mushrooms (including edible and cultivated mushroom species). Information is given on their...

Author(s)
Vacante, V.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939946)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Family Agaricaceae.

This chapter focuses on the origin and history, botany and life cycle and types and cultivars of members of the family Agaricaceae. The production and culture and nutritive value of these crops are also presented.

Author(s)
Welbaum, G. E.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645346)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Vegetable production and practices.

This book contains 22 chapters focusing on some of the current and traditional issues surrounding vegetable production, handling and consumption and vegetable safety. Chapters on the requirements for plant growth and development are presented and some of the more serious vegetable pests are...

Author(s)
Welbaum, G. E.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645346)
Type
Book
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Cover for Status of entomopathogenic nematodes in integrated pest management strategies in South Africa.

Integrated pest management (IPM) strategies are currently implemented against several insect pests in South Africa, of which noteworthy targets include: the false codling moth, Thaumatotibia leucotreta, on citrus; potato leaf miner, Liriomyza huidobrensis, in potato; grapevine mealybug, Planococcus ...

Author(s)
Hatting, J. L.; Malan, A. P.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390004)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Status of entomopathogenic nematodes in integrated pest management strategies in Poland.

The entomophilic nematodes (EPNs) infect many different types of soil insects, including the larval forms of butterflies, moths, beetles and flies, as well as adult crickets and grasshoppers. EPNs can be cultured easily in vitro; have a high reproductive potential; have a broad host range; are safe ...

Author(s)
Kowalska, J.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390004)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Microbial metabolites in the cosmetics industry.

The cosmetics industry is one of the fastest growing sectors and is a multibillion dollar business. Over the last few decades, people have shown increased interest in using cosmetics of natural origin, replacing in part the extensively used chemicals in this industry. Natural cosmetics are usually...

Author(s)
El-Enshasy, H. A.; Hamid, M. A.; Malek, R. A.; Nagib Elmarzugi; Sarmidi, M. R.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645216)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Mushrooms.

This chapter focuses on the various fungal, bacterial and viral pathogens of muschrooms and their characteristic symptoms. The most effective measures used in the control of these pathogens are also presented.

Author(s)
Fox, R. T. V.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781845937737)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Naturally inherent toxins: mushrooms, algae (marine biotoxins) and animals.

This chapter provides an overview on the toxic effects of natural toxins from mushrooms, algae (marine biotoxins), puffer fish, and escolar and oilfish waxes.

Author(s)
Brimer, L.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936761)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Ainsworth and Bisby's Dictionary of the Fungi.

This dictionary, now in its sixty-fifth year, contains more than 21 000 entries and provides the most complete listing available of generic names of fungi, their families and orders, their attributes and descriptive terms. All organisms traditionally studied by mycologists are covered including...

Author(s)
Kirk, P.; Cannon, P.; Minter, D.; Stalpers, J.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9780851998268)
Type
Book

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