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Cover for Scientific name, origin and current areas of production.

This chapter discusses pistachio origin, current areas of production, composition, quality, health benefits, fruit physiological characteristics, horticultural maturity indices, physiological disorders, temperature handling, optimum storage and shipping conditions, and postharvest pathology. Retail ...

Author(s)
Crisosto, C. H.; Ferguson, L.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789247176)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Irradiation.

This chapter presents irradiation as a promising phytosanitary measure that faces significant challenges. It has emerged as a viable quarantine treatment in recent years but some of its unique characteristics have slowed the adoption of this technology. Some things to remember in this chapter are...

Author(s)
Griffin, R. L.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648798)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Post-entry measures.

This chapter introduces a relatively new innovation in phytosanitary risk management, post-entry measures. These are under-appreciated for their risk management value because risk managers are reluctant to allow potentially infested articles to enter, even when risk analysis supports the use of...

Author(s)
Griffin, R. L.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648798)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Insect pest management.

This book aims to provide an overview of insect pest management, highlighting the major problem areas and contentious issues and, where possible, attempting to identify promising lines and directions for future research and implementation. The book includes descriptions and explanations of the...

Author(s)
Dent, D.; Binks, R. H.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241051)
Type
Book
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Cover for Legislation, codes of conduct and conventions.

Legislation, regulations and voluntary codes are used at national and international levels to ensure good practice in pest management and to govern the safe use and availability of pest control products, the quality of food and other products that require treatment against pests and the...

Author(s)
Dent, D.; Binks, R. H.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241051)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Cultural practices for disease management.

Cultural practices for disease management are of preventative nature, and many of them are natural parts of the growers' general practices. Most of them apply to the principles of avoidance, eradication and protection. While some actions will have a negative effect on a specific pathogen, they may...

Author(s)
Djurle, A.; Blystad, D. R.; Munk, L.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243185)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Regulatory controls.

This chapter focues on the importance of the role of the International Plant Protection Convention and its International Standards for Phytosanitary Measurements in ensuring the adequacy of pre- and/or postharvest fruit fly controls to minimize risk to a standard acceptable to allow the free...

Author(s)
Clarke, A. R.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789241822)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Biosecurity measures for dog merchants and canine breeding kennels.

This chapter discussed general biosecurity guidelines for dog breeders, owners and traders as well as in dog breeding kennels giving considerations on both external and internal biosecurity.

Author(s)
Dendoncker, P. A.; Rooster, H. de; Abma, E.; Wydooghe, E.; Dewulf, J.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245684)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Nursery practices in oil palm: a manual.

This manual describes practices conducted in the pre-nursery and the main nursery from the reception of germinated seed- or tissue-culture produced ramets to the production of high-quality field-ready plants. These practices involve nursery set-up, soil preparation, sowing, potting-on, watering,...

Author(s)
Laksono, N. D.; Setiawati, U.; Nur, F.; Rahmaningsih, M.; Anwar, Y.; Rusfiandi, H.; Sembiring, E. H.; Forster, B. P.; Subbarao, A. S.; Zahara, H.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242140)
Type
Book
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Cover for Quarantine nurseries.

Although Indonesia is the largest grower of oil palm, other countries are also significant producers. Malaysia, Papua New Guinea, Costa Rica and Thailand are the next biggest oil palm seed producers. Due to this competition, some Indonesian plantation companies import oil palm germinated seeds from ...

Author(s)
Laksono, N. D.; Setiawati, U.; Nur, F.; Rahmaningsih, M.; Anwar, Y.; Rusfiandi, H.; Forster, B. P.; Sembiring, E. H.; Subbarao, A. S.; Zahara, H.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242140)
Type
Book chapter

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