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Cover for Structural and functional diversity of cathelicidins.

Cathelicidins are a ubiquitous family of host defence peptides (HDPs) in vertebrate animals. Unlike other HDP families, they are defined by the common and relatively well conserved proregion rather than the mature active peptides, which are highly diverse and conform to at least five different...

Author(s)
Tossi, A.; Skerlavaj, B.; D'Este, F.; Gennaro, R.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390394)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Practical management of the genetics of classical biocontrol introductions.

Author(s)
Stouthamer, R.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394118)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
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Cover for Genetic diversity of field and laboratory populations of <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Mastrus ridens</i> and consequences of inbreeding during laboratory culture.

Author(s)
Zaviezo, T.; Retamal, R.; Urvois, T.; Fauvergue, X.; Toleubayev, K.; Malausa, T.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394118)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
Full TextCABI Book Chapter InfoOpen Access
Cover for Effects of genetic diversity, inbreeding and outbreeding investigated in six reared or released biocontrol agents.

Author(s)
Malausa, T.; Quaglietti, B.; Mathé-Hubert, H.; Martinez, P.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394118)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Salinity stress: physiological constraints and adaptive mechanisms.

A significant part of the world's land area is salt-affected, including areas in which crops and pastures are grown for food and forage. Growth and yield of most crops is reduced by salinity, and only halophytes are able to handle large amounts of salt without penalty. This chapter summarizes our...

Author(s)
Shabala, S.; Munns, R.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647296)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Entomopathogenic nematodes: ecology, diversity and geographical distribution.

The entomopathogenic nematodes (EPNs; families Heterorhabditidae and Steinernematidae) have a mutualistic symbiotic association with enteric Gammaproteobacteria (Steinernema/Xenorhabdus and Heterorhabditis/Photorhabdus), which confer high virulence against insects. EPNs are a natural mortality...

Author(s)
Hussaini, S. S.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390004)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Investigating farmers' knowledge and practice regarding crop seeds: beware your assumptions!

This chapter interrogates the assumptions that outsiders make in understanding local farmers' knowledge and practices, and their methodological implications. It investigates what farmers in the Oaxaca region of Mexico expect and achieve with maize seed selection, their perceptions of the risks that ...

Author(s)
Soleri, D.; Cleveland, D. A.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647050)
Type
Book chapter
Full TextCABI Book Chapter InfoOpen Access
Cover for Evolution and potential non-target effect of the introduced biological control agent <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Cryptolaemus montrouzieri</i>.

Author(s)
Li, H. S.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394118)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Advances in lime breeding and genetics.

This chapter provides an account of germplasm and genetic diversity, and advancement in lime (Rutaceae) breeding and genetics. It also discusses the use of various classical and modern strategies (such as biotechnology and genetic transformation) used for improvements in lime scions and rootstocks. ...

Author(s)
Ali, M. A.; Nawaz, M. A.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647845)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Breeding for sustainability: maintaining and enhancing multi-trait genetic improvement.

In this chapter, the theory and evidence from experimental and commercial populations which give some guide on the maintenance of genetic variation in poultry is discussed. Highlights focus on how accuracy in selection and rates of improvement in all traits can be increased best to utilize this...

Author(s)
Hill, W. G.; Wolc, A.; O'Sullivan, N. P.; Avendaño, S.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645308)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper

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