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Cover for Reinventing 'ice on whyte': how a mature winter festival sought renewal in the visitor economy.

This chapter discusses festivals having a life cycle that is heavily influenced by external factors such as competition and climate change; to renew and remain relevant, innovation and experimentation are necessary. Continual assessment of the visitor experience offer is required to maintain the...

Author(s)
Halpenny, E.; Yan NanXi; Macmillan, K.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242843)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Anguinidae: <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Anguina</i> and <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Ditylenchus</i> species.

The gall-forming nematodes, Anguina spp., are obligate parasites and attack aerial plants parts of cereals and forage grasses. The genus Ditylenchus contains a large number of species which are mostly myceliophagous. A few species are phytophagous, but are of great importance as they attack more...

Author(s)
Ziaul Haque; Khan, M. R.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789247367)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Aphelenchidae: <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Aphelenchoides</i> and <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Bursaphelenchus</i> species.

This chapter provides information on: geographical distribution; host plants; symptoms; biology and life cycle; economic importance; movement and means of dispersal; pest risk analysis; invasiveness rating; management measures; and detailed account of diagnosis procedures, such as morphological,...

Author(s)
Ziaul Haque; Khan, M. R.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789247367)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Belonolaimidae: <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Belonolaimus</i> species.

The sting nematode, Belonolaimus spp., is one of the most destructive nematode pests of turfgrass and attacks a wide range of monocotyledonous plants and gymnosperms, including vegetables, legumes, cereals, etc. This chapter includes information on: geographical distribution; host ranges; symptoms; ...

Author(s)
Ziaul Haque; Khan, M. R.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789247367)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Heterodoridae: <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Cactodera</i>, <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Globodera</i>, <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Heterodera</i> and <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Punctodera</i> species.

This chapter provides information on geographical distribution; host plants; symptoms; biology and life cycle; economic importance; movement and means of dispersal; pest risk analysis; invasiveness rating; management measures; and detailed account of diagnosis procedures, such as morphological,...

Author(s)
Ziaul Haque; Khan, M. R.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789247367)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Hoplolaimidae: <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Aphasmatylenchus</i>, <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Helicotylenchus</i>, <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Hoplolaimus</i> and <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Scutellonema</i> species.

This chapter provides information on geographical distribution; host plants; symptoms; biology and life cycle; economic importance; movement and means of dispersal; pest risk analysis; invasiveness rating; management measures; and detailed account of diagnosis procedures, such as morphological,...

Author(s)
Ziaul Haque; Khan, M. R.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789247367)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Pratylenchidae: <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Achlysiella</i>, <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Hirschmanniella</i>, <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Nacobbus</i>, <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Pratylenchus</i>, <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Radopholus</i> and <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Zygotylenchus</i> species.

This chapter provides information on geographical distribution; host plants; symptoms; biology and life cycle; economic importance; movement and means of dispersal; pest risk analysis; invasiveness rating; management measures, including cultural, host resistance, biological, and chemical control;...

Author(s)
Ziaul Haque; Khan, M. R.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789247367)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Climate change and Lyme disease.

This chapter examines the key climatic driving factors for changes in the incidence of Lyme disease and explores how these depend on the level of global warming. It aims to provide some context for the more detailed expert opinions in this book as well as to show how the key climatic driving...

Author(s)
Cox, P.; Huntingford, C.; Sparey, M.; Nuttall, P.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789249637)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Possible direct and human-mediated impact of climate change on tick populations in Turkey.

This chapter provides an introduction on the basic geographical, ecological and climate characteristics of Turkey as well as general information (such as host, life cycle) on the tick fauna in the country. It also discusses the possible direct and human-mediated impact of climatic change on the...

Author(s)
Kar, S.; Keles, A. G.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789249637)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Climate change alone cannot explain altered tick distribution across Europe: a spotlight on endemic and invasive tick species.

The effect of climate on the evolution of tick populations remains difficult to disentangle from other possible causes and undoubtedly varies depending on the region concerned and local tick species. Large-scale, long-term monitoring is, therefore, necessary to accurately assess climatic impact on...

Author(s)
Stachurski, F.; Boulanger, N.; Blisnick, A.; Vial, L.; Bonnet, S.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789249637)
Type
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