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Cover for Damage to leaves of broadleaf woody plants.

This chapter describes and illustrates the damage types (including the possible damaging agents) to leaves of broadleaf woody plants: skeletonisation (insects), perforation and shot holes (insects and fungi), cut-outs (insects), rough eating (insects), leaf rolling (insects), leaf curling (insects, ...

Author(s)
Kirichenko, N.; Augustin, S.; Barham, E.; Cech, T.; Drenkhan, R.; Morales-Rodríguez, C.; Matsiakh, I.; Roques, A.; Talgø, V.; Vettraino, A. M.; Witzell, J.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394415)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Climate change, housing and public health.

This chapter describes the importance of housing in the context of climate change and the health effects of climate change. The contribution of housing life cycle to production of greenhouse gases (GHGs), and the association between climate change, housing dampness, mould problems and respiratory...

Author(s)
Jaakkola, J. J. K.; Amegah, A. K.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642659)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Saprolegnia</i> and other oomycetes.

The biology, life cycle, genetic characteristics, diagnosis, taxonomy, geographical distribution, host range, economic importance, control, prevention and treatment of Saprolegnia and other Oomycetes in fishes were discussed.

Author(s)
Bruno, D. W.; West, P. van; Beakes, G. W.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935542)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Microbial fermentation for food preservation.

This chapter discusses the important characteristics of antimicrobial metabolites produced during food fermentation, describes relevant mechanisms responsible for their biopreservation properties, and explores potential applications in various food systems (i.e., dairy products, cereal-based...

Author(s)
Sun YuanXia; Li Yin; Song Hui; Zhu Yang
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845937690)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Natural inhibitors of food-borne fungi from plants and microorganisms.

This chapter discusses antifungal lead compounds derived from plants that have potential applications for controlling foodborne fungi. These compounds include essential oils, phytoalexins, defensins, phenylpropanoids, alkaloids and saponins. A discussion on potential antifungal compounds obtained...

Author(s)
Razzaghi-Abyaneh, M.; Shams-Ghahfarokhi, M.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845937690)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The citrus orthezia, <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Praelongorthezia praelonga</i> (Douglas) (Hemiptera: Ortheziidae), a potential invasive species.

The citrus orthezia, Praelongorthezia praelonga (Hemiptera: Ortheziidae), is a highly polyphagous scale insect that causes plant damage both directly by its feeding and indirectly due to its associated sooty moulds (generally caused by a fungus, Capnodium sp.). This Neotropical species currently is ...

Author(s)
Kondo, T.; Peronti, A. L.; Kozár, F.; Szita, É.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938291)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Indoor airborne exposure to molds and mycotoxins.

In this chapter, problems with "toxic mould" and whether these types of concerns are important in developing countries are examined. Of particular importance are the possible health effects of airborne fungi: airborne mycotoxins, airborne fungi as allergens, organic dust toxic syndrome.

Author(s)
Shelton, B. G.; Leslie, J. F.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930820)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for FAO program on mycotoxin management.

This chapter describes FAO capacity building activities in the mycotoxin area. The areas of risk analysis/risk assessment, analytical quality assurance, and prevention and control provide the basic foundations of most technical assistance projects. The HACCP approach as a cost-effective food safety ...

Author(s)
Piñeiro, M.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930820)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Ainsworth and Bisby's Dictionary of the Fungi.

This dictionary, now in its sixty-fifth year, contains more than 21 000 entries and provides the most complete listing available of generic names of fungi, their families and orders, their attributes and descriptive terms. All organisms traditionally studied by mycologists are covered including...

Author(s)
Kirk, P.; Cannon, P.; Minter, D.; Stalpers, J.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9780851998268)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for A reassessment of the taxonomy of some tropical sooty moulds.

The results of a taxonomic study of the Caldariomyces/Leptoxyphium/Aithaloderma group are reported and are integrated into the wider concept of a revised taxonomy of the sooty moulds.

Author(s)
Faull, J. L.; Olejnik, I.; Ingrouille, M.; Reynolds, D.
ISBN
2002 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995434)
Type
Book chapter

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