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Cover for The butterfly body frame: basic contrasts in butterfly biology.

This chapter focuses on the way butterflies sense their surroundings, followed by an outline on differences in form. The importance of distinctions in senses and form on the various responses of butterflies to external pressures (abiotic and biotic) are also discussed.

Author(s)
Dennis, R. L. H.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243574)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Yams.

This chapter discusses the extraction of starch from different yam (Dioscorea) species. The physiochemical (biochemical property, amylose and amylopectin content), structural (granular morphology, X-ray diffraction pattern, starch crystallinity, and amylose and amylopectin structure), functional...

Author(s)
Moorthy, S. N.; Sajeev, M. S.; Ambrose, R. P. K.; Anish, R. J.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394811)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Other starches.

This chapter discusses the extraction, physiochemical (chemical composition, amylose and amylopectin content), structural (granular morphology, X-ray diffraction pattern, starch crystallinity, and amylose and amylopectin structure), functional (swelling pattern, solubility, viscosity, rheological...

Author(s)
Moorthy, S. N.; Sajeev, M. S.; Ambrose, R. P. K.; Anish, R. J.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394811)
Type
Book chapter
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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
CABI Book Chapter Info
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
CABI Book Chapter Info
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 Criconematidae: <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Criconemoides</i> and <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Hemicriconemoides</i> species.

Criconemoides is an obligate root ectoparasite and feeds on root tips or anywhere along the root. This chapter includes information on: authentic identification; geographical distribution; risk of introduction; host ranges; symptoms; biology and ecology; planting material liable to carry the...

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

This chapter includes information on: authentic identification; geographical distribution; risk of introduction; host ranges; symptoms; biology and ecology; planting material liable to carry the nematode; chance of establishment; likely impact; phytosanitary measures; and a detailed account of...

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
CABI Book Chapter Info
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

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