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Cover for The responsible development of nanoproducts - lessons from the past.

This chapter looks through the past technological developments and concludes that, to be a successful future technology, nanotechnology needs to be developed in an eco-friendly manner so that any negative impacts on human health and the environment are minimized. It stresses stringent quality...

Author(s)
Srivastava, A.; Srivastava, A.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391445)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Veterinary clinical skills manual.

This book provides step-by-step guidance on the essential clinical skills required by veterinary students before they face clinical situations encountered in the real world of the busy veterinary professional. It has 25 chapters which is divided into nine sections, of which six are practical...

Author(s)
Coombes, N.; Silva-Fletcher, A.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391629)
Type
Book
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Cover for Breathing systems, intubation and monitoring.

The highlights of this chapter focused on the following: ways to identify the common breathing systems, proper selection of an appropriate breathing system for a patient, tests that a breathing system is safe and ready for use, calculation of the oxygen flows required, intubating a patient,...

Author(s)
Brown, F.; Seymour, C.; Hoy, C.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391629)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Precision technologies for pest and disease management.

This chapter discusses various aspects of integrated pest and disease management with a focus on ways to monitor insects and pests using traditional as well as new technologies, advances in spatial and temporal microclimatic measurement techniques and the role of such data in pest monitoring and...

Author(s)
Khot, L.; Hoheisel, G. A.; Osroosh, Y.; Ehsani, R.
ISBN
2018 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648507)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Opportunity of robotics in precision horticulture.

The objective of this chapter is to present an overview of the major production task areas in tree fruit production that either have already been automated or are currently in research and development stages. Specifically, this chapter addresses topics in autonomous navigation, cultural practices,...

Author(s)
Burks, T.; Bulanon, D.; Mehta, S.
ISBN
2018 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648507)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Mechanization.

This chapter provides additional detail around mechanization of a variety of vineyard operations, focusing on weed management, canopy management, crop management and harvesting, pruning, and environmental monitoring. With increased mechanization comes the opportunity to gather more information....

Author(s)
Creasy, G. L.; Creasy, L. L.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391360)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Household pests and their control - bed bugs.

This chapter describes the appearance, life cycle, control and management of bed bugs (Cimex hemipterus and C. lectularius). Control measures such as traps and monitors, insecticides, fumigation, heat treatment and repellents are discussed.

Author(s)
Dhang, P.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786395146)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Stored product pests.

This chapter describes some common stored product pests, i.e. the rice weevil (Sitophilus oryzae and S. granarius), sawtoothed grain beetle (Oryzaephilus surinamensis), red flour beetle (Tribolium castaneum) and confused flour beetle (Tribolium confusum), cigarette or tobacco beetle (Lasioderma...

Author(s)
Dhang, P.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786395146)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Vertebrate pests and their control.

This chapter deals with vertebrate pests, including rats and mice (which transmit parasites and diseases to other animals and humans, and can be found in gardens and forests), bats (find shelter in structures) and birds (which create problems when they come into conflict with human). Information is ...

Author(s)
Dhang, P.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786395146)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Methods for extraction, processing and detection of plant and soil nematodes.

Diagnosis of nematode damage requires methods for their extraction, handling and detection. The methods take advantage of the size, density and motility of the nematodes to separate them from plant tissue and soil particles by means of sieving, centrifugation and filtration. Different methods allow ...

Author(s)
Hallmann, J.; Subbotin, S. A.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391247)
Type
Book chapter

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