Cookies on CAB eBooks

Like most websites we use cookies. This is to ensure that we give you the best experience possible.

 

Continuing to use www.cabi.org  means you agree to our use of cookies. If you would like to, you can learn more about the cookies we use.

CAB eBooks

Ebooks on agriculture and the applied life sciences from CAB International

Results per page:

Search results

CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Synergic effects of rhizobacteria: increasing use of halophytes in a changing world.

Halophytes have special features that enable them to adapt to saline environments. They are also associated with some microbiomes, which play an important role in their survival and special adaptation to adverse situations. Among them, bacteria intimately associated with plant tissues may interact...

Author(s)
Mesa-Marín, J.; Mateos-Naranjo, E.; Rodríguez-Llorente, I. D.; Pajuelo, E.; Redondo-Gómez, S.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394330)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Regeneration ecology II: Population dynamics.

This chapter discusses the establishment and development of populations of juvenile oaks. Variability is a normal characteristic of tree populations, and it can be described in relation to specific tree attributes. For example, an oak forest can be described by the size or age distributions of its...

Author(s)
Johnson, P. S.; Shifley, S. R.; Rogers, R.; Dey, D. C.; Kabrick, J. M.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780647081)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Growth and yield.

This chapter discusses the annual growth phenology of oaks, factors that affect oak growth and survival, patterns of stand growth and yield, and growth and yield models for oaks. The latter are presented in their order of historical development and increasing complexity beginning with stand-level...

Author(s)
Johnson, P. S.; Shifley, S. R.; Rogers, R.; Dey, D. C.; Kabrick, J. M.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780647081)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Genetic solutions to reduce injurious pecking in laying hens.

Survival of commercial laying hens is an important trait. Feather pecking has a large effect on the survival of birds. To improve survival it is important to use quantitative genetic methods that take into account both the direct genetic effect (victim effect) and the indirect genetic effect (actor ...

Author(s)
Ellen, E. D.; Bijma, P.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786395115)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Molecular virulence mechanisms of <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Mycobacterium bovis</i>.

This book chapter discusses the key factors such as genomics, RD1-RD3 loci, cell envelope, secretory systems, PE/PPE genes, regulatory genes, PhoPR regulatory systems, and RskA-Slg regulon genes that contribute to the virulence of Mycobacterium bovis which enable the mycobacterium to survive and...

Author(s)
Smyth, A.; Gordon, S. V.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391520)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Invasional meltdown hypothesis.

Positive interactions among species can be central for community structure and ecosystem functioning. Given the current scenario of species invasions worldwide, the question arises how non-native species will interact in the new environment. Such reasoning has led to the invasional meltdown...

Author(s)
Braga, R. R.; Gómez Aparicio, L.; Heger, T.; Vitule, J. R. S.; Jeschke, J. M.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780647647)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
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
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Nematode parasites of food legumes.

This chapter describes the nematode parasites of food legumes, including broad bean, chickpea, lentil, mung bean, cowpea, soyabean, common bean (Phaseolus vulgaris) and pigeon pea. Information is given on their distribution, biology, symptoms of damage, survival and means of dissemination, economic ...

Author(s)
Sikora, R. A.; Claudius-Cole, B.; Sikora, E. J.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391247)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Nematode parasites of vegetables.

This chapter describes the nematode parasites of vegetables. Information is given on their distribution, biology and life cycle, symptoms of damage, environmental factors affecting parasitism, biological races, survival and means of dissemination, other hosts, disease complexes and economic...

Author(s)
Hallmann, J.; Meressa, B. H.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391247)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Nematode parasites of groundnut.

Groundnut is the common name for several leguminous plant species producing seeds that mature underground, including Bambara groundnut (Vigna subterranea), Hausa groundnut (Macrotyloma geocarpum) and peanut (Arachis spp.). This chapter describes the nematode parasites of groundnut, including ...

Author(s)
Timper, P.; Dickson, D. W.; Steenkamp, S.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391247)
Type
Book chapter

Refine Results

Sort Order
Author
Geographical Location
Item Type
Subject Topics