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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
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Cover for Field evaluation of rodenticides.

This chapter clarifies the issues involved in establishing standard methods for the field evaluation of rodenticides. The approaches to measure and quantify the efficacy of rodenticides and defining the efficacy standards are described.

Author(s)
Cowan, D. P.; Townsend, M. G.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938178)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Laboratory and field techniques for measuring root distribution and architecture.

This chapter describes the most commonly used techniques (plant phenotyping (phenomics), washing roots from soil, Rhizotron technology, Shovelomics and non-invasive X-ray computed tomography) to measure root systems under laboratory and field conditions.

Author(s)
Tracy, S. R.; Mooney, S. J.; Sturrock, C. J.; Mairhofer, S.; Al-Traboulsi, M.; Bennett, M. J.; Pridmore, T. P.; Lynch, J. P.; Wells, D. M.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645117)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Interactions with plant-parasitic nematodes.

This paper provides a review of field and greenhouse studies on the efficacy of entomopathogenic nematodes (EPNs) against plant parasitic nematodes. The background and history of the interaction between EPNs and plant parasitic nematodes, and nematode life histories are briefly discussed. Proposed...

Author(s)
Lewis, E. E.; Grewal, P. S.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851990177)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Water stress in plants.

The differentiation between field and laboratory methods that characterize the water balance of plants and those that indicate the effects of the stress on the physiological qualities and process is presented. The use of pressure apparatus and pressure chamber is discussed. In addition a distinct...

Author(s)
Ehlers, W.; Goss, M.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851996949)
Type
Book chapter

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