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Cover for Handbook of pest management in organic farming.

This book contains 21 chapters focusing on the principles and guidelines of organic agriculture in different crops and includes a brief presentation of each crop and its pests, followed by a discussion on the bioecology and current methods of control that are known to be used according to the...

Author(s)
Vacante, V.; Kreiter, S.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780644998)
Type
Book
CABI Book Info
Cover for UV-B radiation and plant life: molecular biology to ecology.

This book contains 11 chapters focusing on the UV-B radiation effects on plants from the UV-B environment and ecosystem impact, UV-B changes in plant physiology and secondary metabolism, the biochemistry and molecular biology of UV-B responses and isolation and characterization of the UV-B...

Author(s)
Jordan, B. R.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648590)
Type
Book
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Cover for Biological control.

This chapter focuses on the characteristics, advantages and disadvantages of the most commonly used natural enemies for the biological control of aphid pests. Practical examples of aphid control in protected crops and in various types of field crops are also given.

Author(s)
Hance, T.; Kohandani-Tafresh, F.; Munaut, F.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647098)
Type
Book chapter
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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 in practice: temperate field crops and forestry.

This chapter gives a more detailed consideration to some of the most important rodent problems in temperate field crops and forestry. Some effective control strategies developed to combat these rodent problems are also discussed.

Author(s)
Buckle, A. P.; Pelz, H. J.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938178)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Rodent control in practice: tropical field crops.

This chapter focuses on some of the most economically important rodent pests of tropical field crops (Rattus spp., Bandicota spp., Arvicanthis niloticus, Mastomys spp., Meriones spp. and Sigmodon spp., among others). The efficacy of various chemical and non-chemical methods in the control of these...

Author(s)
Fall, M. W.; Fiedler, L. A.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938178)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Root distribution of trees and crops: competition and/or complementarity.

This chapter focuses on the root distribution of trees and crops, which are invisible and much harder to work with than the above-ground components of plants. The fundamentals and hypotheses underlying the development of below-ground model components are discussed, as well as some methods for field ...

Author(s)
Noordwijk, M. van; Lawson, G.; Hairiah, K.; Wilson, J.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645117)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The impact of ozone pollution on plant defence metabolism: detrimental effects on yield and quality of agricultural crops.

Over the past decades, research on the negative effects of air pollutants on agricultural crops and agro-ecosystems point out for emission reduction strategies, with practical recommendations to increase the sustainability of agricultural and land management in an environment that is constantly...

Author(s)
Caregnato, F. F.; Bortolin, R. C.; Divan Junior, A. M.; Moreira, J. C. F.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643731)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Agricultural production and the food processing industry in Albania.

This chapter discusses trends in agricultural production (livestock, field crops, fruit and vegetables) and presents an overview of the food processing industry in Albania. Various sub-sectors of the food processing industry are then described in terms of production and processing, namely: meat and ...

Author(s)
Kapaj, I.; Keco, R.; Kapaj, A.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641003)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Dry matter distribution and yield formation.

This chapter presents a method used to simulate dry matter partitioning and yield formation based on different possible sinks (leaves, stems, grains or other storage organs) for dry matter at each phenological stage. The results of some studies on the simulation of dry matter partitioning and yield ...

Author(s)
Soltani, A.; Sinclair, T. R.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939700)
Type
Book chapter

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