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Cover for Ingestion, elimination and comfort.

This chapter focuses on behaviours that maintain physiological homeostasis, including ingestion, elimination and comfort in horses. The latter includes grooming (hair and skincare) and sheltering behaviours that support thermoregulation and provide refuge from biting insects.

Author(s)
Riley, C. B.
ISBN
2022 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242102)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Nematode pharmacology: neurotransmitters, receptors, and experimental approaches.

This chapter focuses on the advantages and limitations of nematodes as pharmacological models, neurotransmitter receptor systems and intracellular signaling cascades and Caenorhabditis elegans and drug discovery. The efficacy of some experimental approaches developed to understand the effects of...

Author(s)
Walker, R. J.; Holden-Dye, L.; O'Connor, V.; Dillon, J.; Dudkiewicz, K.; Calahorro, F.
ISBN
2022 CABI (H ISBN 9781789248791)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Parasitic nematodes: model systems for studying parasitism and pathogenesis.

This chapter focuses on the origin of parasitism in Nematoda based on fossil records and phylogenetic hypotheses, evolutionary trajectories of nematode parasites and bacteria symbioses, life cycles and transmission modes of parasitic nematode models and the role of nematode symbionts in disease...

Author(s)
Stock, S. P.; Lefoulon, E.; Pothula, R.
ISBN
2022 CABI (H ISBN 9781789248791)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for More on manipulating text.

This chapter provides more information on manipulating text, presenting two examples. Example 1 focuses on standardizing names in a phylogenetic tree description, using R to reformat taxon names, create lists, sort data and use wildcards for when some things you are interested in don't have exactly ...

Author(s)
Quicke, D. L. J.; Butcher, B. A.; Welton, R. A. K.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245349)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Food webs and simple graphics.

Food webs are fundamental in much of ecology and there has been a steady increase in studying their structure and properties over the past 50 years, nowadays often utilizing molecular methods too. First, this chapter will create code to draw a food web, then it will introduce the package cheddar....

Author(s)
Quicke, D. L. J.; Butcher, B. A.; Welton, R. A. K.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245349)
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
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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

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