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Cover for Parasitoid host ranges: comparing studies from the laboratory and field.

Author(s)
Heimpel, G. E.; Hopper, K. R.; Kaser, J. M.; Miksanek, J.; Bulgarella, M.; Ramirez, I.; Boulton, R. A.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394118)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Quality assurance for molecular testing in plant health.

The implementation of a quality management system in a molecular laboratory performing tests in plant health contributes to improvement in the reliability of molecular test results, which is essential in order to guarantee plant health and the control of plant diseases or pests. This chapter...

Author(s)
Chabirand, A.; Anthoine, G.; Fox, A.; Laurenson, L.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641478)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
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 The laboratory evaluation of rodenticides.

This chapter reviews the principal elements involved in the laboratory evaluation of rodenticides. The different test animals and their care and the tests on rodents in cages, rooms or pens are described. Although it is not yet possible to devise 'standard' test methods appropriate for all target...

Author(s)
Prescott, C. V.; Johnson, R. A.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938178)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
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
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Improving on sputum smear microscopy for diagnosis of tuberculosis in resource-poor settings.

This chapter discusses the limitations of direct sputum smear microscopy for diagnosis of tuberculosis as practised currently, reviews the recent WHO recommendations, and discusses how the performance of sputum smear microscopy may be improved. It also explores how sputum smear microscopy services...

Author(s)
Ramsay, A.; Steingart, K. R.; Madhukar Pai
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938079)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for LISA concept and its main elements.

Author(s)
Buncic, S.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9780851999081)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Diagnosis of American trypanosomiasis.

This chapter discusses the diagnosis of human American trypanosomiasis (Chagas' disease) through clinical findings, history and laboratory tests. The different parasitological and serological tests are described.

Author(s)
Luquetti, A. O.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 085199475X)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
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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