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Cover for Basics of fleas.

This chapter includes questions and answers related to the nature, morphology, existence, life cycle, survival, reproduction, infestation, location/geographical distribution, spread and seasonality of dog and cat fleas.

Author(s)
Elsheikha, H. M.; Wright, I.; Dryden, M. W.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245486)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Management of the Asian citrus psyllid in Asia.

This chapter focuses on the origin and spread, pest status, current distribution and influence of abiotic factors, chemical control, spread of huanglongbing, insecticide resistance, natural enemies, plant volatiles, and physical control of the Asian citrus psyllid. Citrus industries and orchards...

Author(s)
Beattie, G. A. C.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394088)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Continental analysis of invasive birds: North America.

This chapter describes the biogeography, climate, introduction hotspots, spread, distribution, population dynamics, ecology and environmental impact of invasive wild birds in North America.

Author(s)
Burnett, J. L.; Allen, C. R.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242065)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Paratuberculosis in sheep.

This chapter describes the epidemiology, prevalence, distribution, spread, transmission, pathology, clinical signs and diagnosis of Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis in sheep.

Author(s)
Begg, D.; Whittington, R.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243413)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Technologies for integrated nematode management in smallholder farming systems: no one-size-fits-all.

In this chapter, the need to take a more critical look at the highly precarious and vulnerable situation of smallholder farming systems, the predominant type of the agricultural output worldwide, is emphasized. These farmers represent 98% of the farmers in the world that sustain the local...

Author(s)
Cortada, L.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789247541)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Quarantine and the safe movement of <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Musa</i> germplasm.

This chapter describes the movement of banana (Musa and Ensete) pathogens (fungi, bacteria, viruses and nematodes) and discusses aspects of spread of some major health problems. The principles of the safe movement of Musa germplasm are explained, as well as the development of a system for the safe...

Author(s)
Jones, D. R.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780647197)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Epidemiology of huanglongbing: implications of infective colonization events.

This chapter discusses the epidemiology of huanglongbing (HLB or citrus greening, presumably caused by 'Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus and vectored by the psyllid Diaphorina citri) in light of a new transmission mechanism. Examples given are from Florida (USA), where incursion of HLB has been...

Author(s)
Halbert, S.; Singer, B.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394088)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Integrated management of Asian citrus psyllid and huanglongbing in Florida: past, present and future.

First detected in 1998, the Asian citrus psyllid (ACP) Diaphorina citri swept through Florida (USA) in record time, comparable in spread only to the citrus leafminer Phyllocnistis citrella detected 5 years earlier. Movement of both pests was aided by commercial transport of plants throughout the...

Author(s)
Stansly, P. A.; Qureshi, J. A.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394088)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Management of Asian citrus psyllid in California.

Asian citrus psyllid (ACP), Diaphorina citri, was first detected in southern California (USA) in 2008 and the putative causal bacterium of huanglongbing (HLB), 'Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus', was first found in a single residential tree in 2012. Studies of insecticide efficacy for ACP control...

Author(s)
Grafton-Cardwell, E. E.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394088)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Nematode parasites of rice.

Rice nematodes can be divided conveniently into two groups depending on their parasitic habits: the foliar parasites, feeding on stems, leaves and panicles; and the root parasites. This chapter describes some genera and species of plant parasitic nematodes associated with rice, including the...

Author(s)
Peng DeLiang; Gaur, H. S.; Bridge, J.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391247)
Type
Book chapter

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