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Cover for Ageing-related problems in cats and dogs.

The risk factors, clinical signs, diagnosis and treatment of behaviour problems in aging cats and dogs are described.

Author(s)
Denenberg, S.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394552)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Screening plants for resistance/susceptibility to plant-parasitic nematodes.

This chapter provides information on the methods for initial screening to determine the resistance or susceptibility of plants, cultivars or breeding lines to plant parasitic nematodes. Specific protocols for screening and further resistance breeding on several plant-nematode combinations are...

Author(s)
Wesemael, W.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781786391759)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Visual interactions between plants and arthropods.

This chapter focuses on the visual characteristics of plants that deter pests or attract pollinators and natural enemies. During their long period of coexistence, plants and insects have evolved a complex set of interactions including several modes of visual communication. Plants reflect sunlight...

Author(s)
Lev-Yadun, S.; Ben-Yakir, D.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394705)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Diseases.

This chapter focuses on the susceptibility of cultivated pawpaws to a large number of diseases. Information on the various pawpaw diseases caused by fungi and fungal-like organisms, bacteria, viruses and phytoplasmas are presented along with notes on their symptoms and control methods.

Author(s)
Vawdrey, L. L.; Campbell, P. R.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241907)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Elements of communicable diseases.

This chapter defines communicable disease and discusses its agents, transmission patterns, host factors (susceptibility, inherent defence mechanisms, immunity and resistance), and impact of social environment (education, resources, economics, communities and movements) and physical environment...

Author(s)
Webber, R.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786395245)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Race specificity and plant immunity.

The levels of disease caused by a particular pathogen species on its host plant can vary considerably. This has both fascinated plant pathologists and been exploited by plant pathologists and plant breeders for over a century. Different isolates of the pathogen can be more or less aggressive, and...

Author(s)
Collinge, D. B.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243185)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Genetics of host susceptibility to paratuberculosis.

This chapter presents research findings on the genetics of susceptibility of domestic ruminants to Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis infection.

Author(s)
Neibergs, H. L.; Kiser, J. N.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243413)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Ambient gases and particulates.

This book chapter discusses the toxicology of ambient gases and particulates in human morbidity is reviewed in relation to a number of interrelated issues, including: epidemiology, susceptibility, physiology, respiratory diseases, cardiovascular diseases, neurological dysfunction, carcinogenesis,...

Author(s)
D'Mello, J. P. F.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245189)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Transport of pigs.

Transport stress is both an animal welfare issue, resulting in animal losses and fatigued animals at slaughter, and a meat quality issue, resulting in carcass depreciation and meat quality defects. Both issues may result in significant economic losses for the industry. The welfare of pigs during...

Author(s)
Faucitano, L.; Lambooij, E.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786399151)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
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

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