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Cover for Environmental requirements and site selection.

The pomegranate (Punica granatum) is grown over a very wide geographical area, from desert areas to very humid regions, from sea level to high plateaus in the subtropics and tropical climate zone between 41 northern and 41 southern latitudes. It is native to Iran and grown extensively in arid and...

Author(s)
Yilmaz, C.; Rezaei, M.; Sarkhosh, A.
ISBN
2021 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789240764)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Abiotic and biotic regulators of the Asian citrus psyllid populations.

This chapter provides information on the various abiotic and biotic factors impacting the colonization, development and establishment of Diaphorina citri through effects on its biology, ecology and management. These abiotic factors, such as temperature, humidity, light and rain, not only have...

Author(s)
Qureshi, J. A.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394088)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Asian citrus psyllid life cycle and developmental biology.

This chapter focuses on the adult reproductive biology, life characteristics and polymorphisms and development of ova and nymphs of the Asian citrus psyllid (Diaphorina citri). The effects of temperature, humidity, rain and solar radiation on the biological development of this economically...

Author(s)
Hall, D. G.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394088)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Crop growth and yield.

This chapter focuses on the various processes that determine the growth and yield of tomatoes, with emphasis on the influence of environmental factors and crop management, such as light, carbon dioxide, temperature, humidity, salinity, plant density and leaf and fruit pruning. Guidelines on how to...

Author(s)
Heuvelink, E.; Li Tao; Dorais, M.
ISBN
2018 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641935)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Contact dermatitis in domestic poultry.

Contact dermatitis is a common finding in commercial poultry kept for meat production that has both economic and welfare implications. The disease commonly affects the epidermis of the foot pad, hock joint and skin covering the breast muscles that are in contact with the litter or other floor...

Author(s)
Hocking, P. M.; Veldkamp, T.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786395115)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
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Cover for Control of stored grain pests by entomopathogenic nematodes.

This chapter reviews the progress achieved so far on the exploitation of entomopathogenic nematodes (EPNs; Steinernema and Heterorhabditis species) for the control of stored-product insects, including those belonging to orders Coleoptera and Lepidoptera. Recent findings on the control of stored...

Author(s)
Shahina Fayyaz; Salma Javed; Rumbos, C. I.; Athanassiou, C. G.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390004)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Intrinsic and extrinsic factors and potentially hazardous foods.

This chapter focuses on the intrinsic and extrinsic environmental factors that impact microorganisms in foods. Intrinsic factors include moisture content and water activity, pH and acidity, nutrient content, redox potential, antimicrobial chemicals, competitive microflora, and homogeneity....

Author(s)
Wolf-Hall, C.; Nganje, W.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644806)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Orchard microclimate modification.

This chapter focuses on the effects of light, temperature, wind speed and relative humidity in determining the extent to which cherry can be grown in a particular environment. The importance of microclimate modification in cherry production, such as the use of orchard covers, and its effects on...

Author(s)
Blanke, M. M.; Lang, G. A.; Meland, M.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648378)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Hydrology of taiga forests in high northern latitudes.

This chapter attempts to present a different view of a problem in forests of the taiga zone. The studies discussed in this chapter show that the hydrological role of taiga forests varies among river basins depending on snow water budget, which is controlled by forest vegetation parameters and...

Author(s)
Onuchin, A.; Burenina, T.; Shvidenko, A.; Guggenberger, G.; Musokhranova, A.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646602)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Climate change and vectorborne diseases in the urban ecosystem in India.

This chapter explores the impact of climate change on the ecology and breeding behaviour of mosquito vectors and on the transmission of mosquito-borne diseases (MBDs) in urban areas of India. These MBDs include malaria, dengue, chikungunya, and lymphatic filariasis. The different climatic zones in...

Author(s)
Dhiman, R. C.; Poonam Singh
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645377)
Type
Book chapter

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