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Cover for Advice for breeders.

This chapter presents practical guidelines on the responsibilities of the breeder in the prevention of behaviour problems. Highlights includes: selection of queen and stud, maternal aggression, education for new cat owners, socialization (with owner, and other animals), weaning and rearing...

Author(s)
Atkinson, T.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780647838)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Collecting and detecting, preserving, preparing and rearing.

The study and examination of mites, both live and dead, is carried out for identification purposes and/or to gain further knowledge of their bio-ecology. To accomplish these tasks, protocols for collecting, preserving, preparing and rearing the different mite categories and groups of mites have...

Author(s)
Vacante, V.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939946)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Planococcus minor</i> (Hemiptera: Pseudococcidae): bioecology, survey and mitigation strategies.

This chapter describes the host range, economic impact, pest status, origin and distribution, molecular identification, biology, life history, rearing techniques, sampling and monitoring, damage and economic thresholds, and control tactics (including chemical, biological, ant control, mating...

Author(s)
Roda, A.; Francis, A.; Kairo, M. T. K.; Culik, M.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938291)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Biology, ecology and management of the South American tomato pinworm, <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Tuta absoluta</i>.

This chapter focuses on the South American tomato pinworm Tuta absoluta (i) origin, spread and current distribution; (ii) basic but critical information regarding bioecology; (iii) rearing techniques; (iv) known host plants; (v) sampling and monitoring techniques; and (vi) control methods available ...

Author(s)
Urbaneja, A.; Desneux, N.; Gabarra, R.; Arnó, J.; González-Cabrera, J.; Mafra Neto, A.; Stoltman, L.; Pinto, A. de S.; Parra, J. R. P.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938291)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Copitarsia</i> spp.: biology and risk posed by potentially invasive lepidoptera from south and central America.

This chapter summarizes the state of knowledge for members of Copitarsia, in terms of their pest status and control. It reviews the taxonomic difficulties involved with members of Copitarsia, their geographic range, host plant preferences and associated economic impacts. It also summarizes the life ...

Author(s)
Gould, J.; Simmons, R.; Venette, R.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938291)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Dairy herd health.

This book is comprised of 9 chapters focusing on dairy cattle disease prevention at the herd level. Topics covered include concepts in dairy herd health, facilitating change in herd health, rearing youngstock and replacing cows, managing herd reproduction, mastitis control and milk quality...

Author(s)
Green, M.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939977)
Type
Book
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Cover for Restoring the dairy herd: rearing youngstock and replacing cows.

This chapter describes how rearing youngstock and replacing cows can be incorporated into a herd health programme. It is aimed at providing the herd health advisor with a logical approach to managing and monitoring youngstock health and performance. Focus is given on the dynamics of the dairy herd...

Author(s)
Breen, J.; Down, P.; Kerby, M.; Bradley, A.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939977)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Human contact.

Human-animal relationships can be viewed in various ways, but from an ethological perspective they can be conceptualized in terms of inter-individual relationships. This chapter will review the influence of human contact on the welfare of domestic animals. The model used will be the relationship...

Author(s)
Hemsworth, P. H.; Boivin, X.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936594)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Citrus mites: identification, bionomy and control.

This book, which is divided into two parts, focuses on mites associated with citrus. The first part provides (i) an overview of the world's citriculture, species and varieties cultivated, and the importance of injurious mites; (ii) introduction to morphology and classification of mites; (iii)...

Author(s)
Vacante, V.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934989)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Methods and techniques.

This chapter focuses on the techniques used for mites injurious to cultivated plants, particularly citrus. Details of collection, preservation, preparation and rearing are given.

Author(s)
Vacante, V.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934989)
Type
Book chapter

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