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Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Mycobacterium bovis</i> as the causal agent of human tuberculosis: public health implications.

This chapter discusses the global public health implications posed by Mycobacterium bovis as a source of human tuberculosis; the implications of the well-known characteristics of M. bovis that must be considered when attempting to improve the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of human TB,...

Author(s)
Olea-Popelka, F.; Dean, A. S.; Muwonge, A.; Perera, A.; Raviglione, M.; Fujiwara, P. I.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391520)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Economics of bovine tuberculosis: a one health issue.

This chapter describes the economics of bovine tuberculosis (TB), with emphasis on One Health (OH) as a control approach for bovine and human TB control.

Author(s)
Azami, H. Y.; Zinsstag, J.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391520)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The epidemiology of <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Mycobacterium bovis</i> infection in cattle.

This chapter presents some of the historic epidemiological data on the epidemiology of Myobacterium bovis in cattle, including the life history of infection and routes of transmission of M. bovis within herds, data from unmanaged herds endemically infected with bovine tuberculosis, the implications ...

Author(s)
Conlan, A. J. K.; Wood, J. L. N.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391520)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Hatch, survival and sensory perception.

This chapter focuses on the hatching, survival and sensory perception of cyst nematodes and the links among them. The associated interfaces between the cyst nematodes and their hosts are also discussed.

Author(s)
Masler, E. P.; Perry, R. N.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390837)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Biology of effectors.

This chapter focuses on the effectors that have been characterized from cyst nematodes. The roles of these effectors on the degradation of the plant cell wall, suppression of host defences and manipulation of host biochemistry for feeding site induction are also discussed.

Author(s)
Jones, J. T.; Mitchum, M. G.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390837)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Mechanisms of resistance to cyst nematodes.

This chapter focuses on the mechanisms involved in cyst nematode resistance by addressing molecular aspects involved in basal and host-specific immune responses to cyst nematodes, evolutionary and quantitative aspects of host-specific resistance to cyst nematodes, the transcriptional reprogramming...

Author(s)
Goverse, A.; Smant, G.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390837)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Molecular taxonomy and phylogeny.

This chapter focuses on the taxonomic and evolutionary relationships among species and genera of cyst nematodes through the analysis of their nuclear ribosomal RNA and nuclear protein-coding genes and the mitochondrial DNA genome organization. Information on the origin and phylogeny of...

Author(s)
Subbotin, S. A.; Skantar, A. M.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390837)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Immunomodulatory activities of cationic host defence peptides and novel therapeutic strategies.

Cationic host defence peptides (HDPs), or antimicrobial peptides (AMPs), are seemingly ubiquitous and thousands have been discovered. Once regarded as only direct antimicrobials, their additional functions as immunomodulators in host defence have been emerging over the past two decades, with roles...

Author(s)
Wuerth, K. C.; Hancock, R. E. W.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390394)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Host specificity testing of <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Psyllaephagus bliteus</i>, an accepted biocontrol agent of <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Glycaspis brimblecombei</i>, reveals a new host.

Author(s)
Bush, S. J.; Slippers, B.; Hurley, B. P.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394118)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
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Cover for Host-plant resistance.

This chapter focuses on the practical use of host plant resistance (HPR) for aphid control in different crop genotypes. The induction of HPR by various associated organisms (endophytes) is also discussed.

Author(s)
Emden, H. F. van
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647098)
Type
Book chapter

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