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Cover for Paratuberculosis: organism, disease, control.

The second edition of this book contains 23 chapters containing new information and developments on the epidemiology, global prevalence and economics of Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis (MAP) infection; MAP and animal-derived foods and the environment; paratuberculosis and Crohn's...

Author(s)
Behr, M. A.; Stevenson, K.; Kapur, V.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243413)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Comparative genomics and genomic epidemiology of <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Mycobacterium avium</i> subsp. <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">paratuberculosis</i> strains.

This chapter describes the genomic epidemiology, transmission, host range, pathogenicity and phylogenetics of Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis strains.

Author(s)
Stevenson, K.; Ahlstrom, C.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243413)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Genetic components of behaviour.

The genetic component of behaviour makes it possible to select for behavioural traits, such as maternal ability in mice, and against others, like aggression in dogs. In order to carry out behavioural selection without unwanted side-effects, we need to know more about the links between various...

Author(s)
Nielsen, B. L.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789240603)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Nutrition and feeding of organic poultry.

This 268-pages book presents eight chapters that focused on the effect of nutritional programmes and feeding strategies on organic poultry farming. Topics include: introduction and background; aims and principles of organic poultry production; elements of poultry nutrition; approved ingredients for ...

Author(s)
Blair, R.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392985)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Choosing the right breed and strain.

In this chapter the factors affecting the choice of genotypes for organic poultry farming were discussed focusing on consumer attitudes, types of poultry (egg producers and meat producers) and breed and strains of the poultry animals.

Author(s)
Blair, R.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392985)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Alphaviruses in salmonids.

This chapter describes the epidemiology, prevalence, distribution, transmission, physiopathology, clinical signs, diagnosis, prevention, control strategies, legislative aspects and economic impact of alphaviruses in salmonids.

Author(s)
Karlsen, M.; Johansen, R.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647784)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Aeromonas salmonicida</i> and <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">A. hydrophila</i>.

This chapter describes the epidemiology, prevalence, distribution, transmission, physiopathology, clinical signs, diagnosis, prevention, control strategies, legislative aspects, economic impact and genomics of Aeromonas salmonicida and A. hydrophila in fishes.

Author(s)
Gudmundsdottir, B. K.; Bjornsdottir, B.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647784)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Yersinia ruckeri</i>.

This chapter describes the epidemiology, prevalence, distribution, transmission, physiopathology, clinical signs, diagnosis, prevention, control strategies, legislative aspects and economic impact of Yersinia ruckeri infection in salmonids.

Author(s)
Ormsby, M.; Davies, R.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647784)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Methods for evaluating plant growth-promoting rhizobacteria traits.

This chapter discusses plant growth-promoting rhizobacteria, and the determination of PGPR properties. It is established that to date, there is no general agreement about the bacterium that should be used as the type strain for a given PGPR property. Efforts should be made to select reference...

Author(s)
Castellano-Hinojosa, A.; Bedmar, E. J.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390325)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Compatibility between entomopathogenic nematodes and phytopharmaceuticals.

This chapter discusses the factors that influence the survival of entomopathogenic nematodes (EPNs): internal factors such as genetics, physiology and behaviour, and external factors that are divided into abiotic and biotic factors. Abiotic factors include temperature, moisture, soil texture,...

Author(s)
Laznik, Ž.; Trdan, S.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390004)
Type
Book chapter

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