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Cover for More on <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">apply</i> family of functions - avoid loops to get more speed.

This chapter focuses on the 'apply' set of functions. These functions are for those who need to process very large datasets, or who need to perform loop-type operations on largish datasets but perhaps in a nested fashion.

Author(s)
Quicke, D.; Butcher, B. A.; Welton, R. K.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245349)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Chapter A.5: measurement of relationships in systems.

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

This chapter focuses on the history of pest management and some primary causes of pest outbreaks. The importance of stakeholders in pest management is also discussed in detail.

Author(s)
Dent, D.; Binks, R. H.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241051)
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 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
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

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