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Cover for Cotton in the United States of America and Mexico.

This chapter provides information on the various cotton growing states of the USA and Mexico and the major cotton pests, diseases and weeds in these states and their management strategies.

Author(s)
Allen, C. T.; Brown, S. M.; Cahoon, C.; Edmisten, K.; Leonard, R.; Miller, T.; Pierce, J.; Reisig, D.; Roberts, P.
ISBN
2022 CABI (H ISBN 9781800620216)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Cotton growing in India.

This chapter focuses on the production and consumption, government support policy, growing methods, water management, weed, insect pest and disease management and harvesting and ginning of cotton in India. Some future prospects to improve cotton production in the country are also discussed.

Author(s)
Waghmare, V. N.; Venugopalan, M. V.; Nagrare, V. S.; Gawande, S. P.; Nagrale, D. T.
ISBN
2022 CABI (H ISBN 9781800620216)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Cotton growing in Pakistan, Bangladesh and Myanmar.

This chapter provides information on the history of the cotton industry in Pakistan, Bangladesh and Myanmar. The various insect pests and disease affecting cotton production in these countries are discussed and the efficacy of some strategies in the management of these pests and diseases are...

Author(s)
Abid Ali; Ahmed, Z.; Guo Zheng
ISBN
2022 CABI (H ISBN 9781800620216)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Cotton growing along the Nile.

This chapter provides information on the current status of cotton cultivation in Egypt and Sudan, the various insect pests and pathogens negatively affecting cotton production and the efficacy of some strategies in their management.

Author(s)
Matthews, G.
ISBN
2022 CABI (H ISBN 9781800620216)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Cotton growing around the Mediterranean.

This chapter focuses on crop production, cultivation techniques, irrigation, and pests and disease management in cotton around the Mediterranean.

Author(s)
Can, F.; Mart, C.; Ödemiş, B.; Akişcan, Y.
ISBN
2022 CABI (H ISBN 9781800620216)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Diagnosis of plant diseases.

This chapter focuses on disease signs and symptoms, non-infectious factors (such as mechanical, environmental and chemical agents) causing abiotic disorders, pathogen detection, and classical and molecular techniques used in the diagnosis of plant diseases.

Author(s)
Munk, L.; Collinge, D. B.; Djurle, A.; Tronsmo, A. M.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243185)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for From disease assessment to decision support systems.

This chapter focuses on disease assessment, examples of disease forecasting and decision support systems primarily from Northern European countries, and address types of yield losses and yield loss assessments.

Author(s)
Munk, L.; Djurle, A.; Yuen, J.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243185)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Hydroponic production of selected crops.

While there is a wide range of potentially profitable crops which can be grown in hydroponics under protected cultivation, greenhouse production is dominated by fruiting crops such as tomatoes, cucumber, capsicum and strawberries, and vegetative species such as lettuce, salad and leafy greens,...

Author(s)
Morgan, L.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789244830)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Mushrooms: <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Agaricus bisporus</i>.

This book, which is selected in nature to Agaricus bisporus, presents fundamental guidelines for mushroom production together with the advances in research in this field. The first chapter presents the history of button mushroom cultivation, mushroom classification, distribution, and nutritional...

ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781800620414)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Managing orchard pathogens and disorders.

This chapter provides information on the various pathogens causing damage to cherry production, such as Pseudomonas syringae pv. syringae, Podosphaera clandestina, Chondrostereum purpureum and Little cherry virus 1 and 2, among others. Details on their symptoms, transmission and disease cycle are...

Author(s)
Long, L. E.; Lang, G. A.; Kaiser, C.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781786398284)
Type
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