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Cover for Invasive plant species of the world: a reference guide to environmental weeds.

This book provides information on the biology, ecology, distribution and control of 500 plant species known to be invasive in natural or nearly natural habitats. The species covered in this book give an overview of the wide variety of plant families, life forms and geographic origins of plants...

Author(s)
Weber, E.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643861)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Biology, ecology and management of pollen beetle <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Brassicogethes viridescens</i> (Coleoptera: Nitidulidae).

Pollen bettle, B. viridescens, is well established in eastern North America and there is real potential for it to spread to the major rape-growing regions of western Canada. This chapter describes the morphology, life cycle, ecology (host plant and damage), distribution, monitoring and management,...

Author(s)
Noronha, C.; Mason, P. G.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648200)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Noctuid (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) pests of canola in North America.

Rape is attacked by a complex of species in the family Noctuidae (Lepidoptera). These species are highly variable in terms of feeding behaviour, region of occurrence and timing of different life stages. This chapter summarizes general information on these pests, their natural enemies (parasitoids,...

Author(s)
Floate, K. D.; Hervet, V. A.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648200)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Desiccation tolerance.

Desiccation tolerance is the ability to survive loss of 90% of cellular water or dehydration to tissue water concentrations of ≤0.1 g H2O.g-1 dry mass. It is relatively common in reproductive structures such as seeds (termed orthodox), but is rare in vegetative tissues, occurring in some 135...

Author(s)
Farrant, J. M.; Cooper, K.; Dace, H. J. W.; Bentley, J.; Hilgart, A.
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 Status of entomopathogenic nematodes in integrated pest management strategies in Pakistan.

This chapter provides detailed information on indigenous entomophilic nematodes regarding their distribution, identification (based on morphological and molecular characterization), mass production, biology, virulence, formulation, application (in vegetable and arable crop protection) and...

Author(s)
Shahina Fayyaz; Firoza Kazi; Khanum, T. A.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390004)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Asteraceae of India: its diversity and phytogeographical affinity.

Asteraceae (nom. alt. Compositae), with its approximately 1600-1700 genera and more than 24,000 species, is the largest family of flowering plants (Funk et al., 2009). The members of this group are found to occur in all the regions of the globe except Antarctica (Anderberg et al., 2007). India,...

Author(s)
Sunit Mitra; Mukherjee, S. K.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646947)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Onion and related taxa: ecogeographical distribution and genetic resources in the Indian subcontinent.

This chapter is based on a study of the ecogeography and distribution of the onion and allied taxa of the Indian subcontinent. A field- and herbarium-based study of this group helped to classify them at the infrageneric level. The chapter also includes information on genetic resources and...

Author(s)
Anjula Pandey; Pradheep, K.; Negi, K. S.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646947)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Infectious pancreatic necrosis virus.

The Infectious pancreatic necrosis virus (IPNV) is one of the most extensively studied and widely distributed viruses infecting marine and freshwater fishes. The geographical distribution; economic impacts of IPNV; diagnosis of the infection; pathology; pathophysiology; and the protective and...

Author(s)
Dhar, A. K.; LaPatra, S.; Orry, A.; Allnutt, F. C. T.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647784)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Epizootic haematopoietic necrosis and European catfish virus.

This chapter describes Epizootic haematopoietic necrosis virus (EHNV) and European catfish virus (ECV), which belong to a group of emerging pathogens - all of which are relevant to fish health - for which understanding of their epizootiology is incomplete. EHNV and ECV belong to the genus Ranavirus ...

Author(s)
Hick, P.; Ariel, E.; Whittington, R.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647784)
Type
Book chapter

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