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Cover for Fungal diseases of the root, corm and pseudostem.

This chapter discusses fungal diseases of the root, corm and pseudostem of banana (Musa and Ensete), providing information on their economic impact, distribution, symptoms, causal agent(s), disease cycle and epidemiology, host reaction, and control using cultural, chemical, biological and other...

Author(s)
Jones, D. R.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780647197)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Nematode pathogens.

Many different plant parasitic nematodes are found in association with banana, abacá and enset, but only a relatively small number cause significant damage. These nematodes often occur in mixed populations, which can create difficulties in assessing the damage caused by each species and thus...

Author(s)
Coyne, D. L.; Kidane, S.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780647197)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Bovine tuberculosis.

This 269-paged book on Bovine Tubeculosis covers all aspects of Mycobacterium bovis biology and infection: epidemiological, pathological, microbiological, genomic and immunological together with a comparative approach to the different control schemes being undertaken in different countries. It has...

Author(s)
Chambers, M.; Gordon, S.; Olea-Popelka, F.; Barrow, P.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391520)
Type
Book
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Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Mycobacterium bovis</i> molecular typing and surveillance.

This chapter describes the epidemiology, distribution and molecular diagnosis of bovine tuberculosis.

Author(s)
Skuce, R. A.; Byrne, A. W.; Lahuerta-Marin, A.; Allen, A.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391520)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Perspectives on global bovine tuberculosis control.

This chapter presents the authors thoughts on the control of bovine TB, highlighting the relevant chapters where particular issues are dealt with in more depth. While great strides have clearly been made in the understanding of the fundamental pathogen biology of Mycobacterium bovis and its...

Author(s)
Olea-Popelka, F.; Chambers, M. A.; Gordon, S.; Barrow, P.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391520)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Managing bovine tuberculosis: successes and issues.

This chapter a presents strategies that appear important for successful management of tuberculosis (TB) in cattle, which is largely targeted at countries with a high gross national income (GNI) economy. However, the ability to successfully manage infection in some of these high GNI countries is...

Author(s)
Livingstone, P.; Hancox, N.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391520)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Newcastle disease virus.

Newcastle disease (ND) is one of the most devastating poultry diseases and can affect a broad range of avian species. Being a good animal model virus, and with the availability of reverse genetics, the pathobiology of ND virus (NDV) has been well studied. However, despite effective and safe vaccine ...

Author(s)
Munir, M.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644172)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Canine distemper virus.

Canine distemper virus (CDV) is a contagious and fatal infectious pathogen that is distributed worldwide. It not only affects carnivores, but also emerging susceptible hosts including rodents and non-human primates. Epidemiological investigations have intensively studied CDV by H gene-based...

Author(s)
Techangamsuwan, S.; Pratakpiriya, W.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644172)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Sea mammal morbilliviruses.

Cetacean morbillivirus (CeMV) has caused thousands of deaths in cetaceans worldwide. The first known outbreak happened in 1988 on the USA's Atlantic coast. Since then, different outbreaks have affected cetacean populations in the northern hemisphere, especially in the Mediterranean and on the...

Author(s)
Rubio-Guerri, C.; Sánchez-Vizcaíno, J. M.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644172)
Type
Book chapter
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This chapter presents a relatively simple and practical summary of causality in the context of veterinary epidemiology. Focus on the occurrence of disease as the major change or outcome of interest is highlighted and examples of a necessary cause such as the presence of a specific microorganism in...

Author(s)
Sergeant, E.; Perkins, N.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936839)
Type
Book chapter

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