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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 Spread.

This chapter deals with how parthenium weed (Parthenium hysterophorus), with a humble origin in the neotropics, has ended up as a global weed with a pantropical distribution spreading across about 48 countries in the last five to six decades. The chapter specifically deals with the spread pathways...

Author(s)
Asad Shabbir; McConnachie, A.; Adkins, S. W.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780645254)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Coordination of management.

In this chapter, the critically important role that coordination and awareness can play in managing parthenium weed (Parthenium hysterophorus) is addressed. Of all the invaded countries, only Australia and South Africa have put in place well-developed national coordinated strategies for the...

Author(s)
Asad Shabbir; Sushilkumar; Macdonald, I. A. W.; Terblanche, C.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780645254)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Parthenium weed: uses and abuses.

There has been a debate about the potential role of utilization in management of parthenium weed (Parthenium hysterophorus). A large volume of published material is available on potential uses of this weed and opportunities for further exploitation. This chapter critically reviews this published...

Author(s)
Nimal Chandrasena; Rao, A. N.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780645254)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for History and management - Australia and Pacific.

Parthenium weed (Parthenium hysterophorus) is now recognized as a major invasive weed worldwide. Yet in the 1950s, when it was first discovered in Australia, it was an almost unknown plant. International research on parthenium weed did not start until the 1970s, after reports of increasing health...

Author(s)
McFadyen, R.; Kunjithapatham Dhileepan; Day, M.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780645254)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
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
CABI Book Chapter Info
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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