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Cover for Rodent control in animal production.

In this chapter, the negative impacts of rodents on the health and performance of livestock were presented focusing on the following topics: rodents and the reasons for their success; monitoring: how to identify a rodent problem; how to control rodents; preventing the entrance of the rodents;...

Author(s)
Loncke, T.; Dewulf, J.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245684)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Vertebrate pests and their control.

This chapter deals with vertebrate pests, including rats and mice (which transmit parasites and diseases to other animals and humans, and can be found in gardens and forests), bats (find shelter in structures) and birds (which create problems when they come into conflict with human). Information is ...

Author(s)
Dhang, P.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786395146)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Biological control in Argentina.

Biological control in Argentina has a longstanding tradition with records of natural enemy introductions since the beginning of the 20th century, mainly between 1900 and 1940. Eight predators, 70 parasitoids and seven pathogens have been introduced for arthropod control, plus eight weed biocontrol...

Author(s)
Greco, N. M.; Walsh, G. C.; Luna, M. G.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242430)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Capturing trapped birds.

This chapter discusses the problems to expect after birds are trapped in the chimney; and tricks to capture warehouse birds.

Author(s)
Scott, D. E.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647463)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Rodent control methods: non-chemical and non-lethal chemical, with special reference to food stores.

This chapter describes several non-chemical and non-lethal chemical methods for rodent control, highlighting the effectiveness of these methods to achieve the following objectives: prevent and reduce immigation of rodents; forcing rodents to emigrate; reduction of pest birth rate; and increase pest ...

Author(s)
Smith, R. H.; Meyer, A. N.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938178)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Cabbage seedpod weevil management.

The cabbage seedpod weevil (CSW), Ceutorhynchus obstrictus, is a European pest of several brassicaceous seed crops from the Mediterranean region to Scandinavia. In North America it was first reported from the Vancouver area in British Columbia in 1931. Since then it has been reported in several...

Author(s)
Cárcamo, H. A.; Brandt, R.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648200)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Biology, ecology and management of pollen beetle <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Brassicogethes viridescens</i> (Coleoptera: Nitidulidae).

Pollen bettle, B. viridescens, is well established in eastern North America and there is real potential for it to spread to the major rape-growing regions of western Canada. This chapter describes the morphology, life cycle, ecology (host plant and damage), distribution, monitoring and management,...

Author(s)
Noronha, C.; Mason, P. G.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648200)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Emerging technologies for urban mosquito management.

This chapter reviews novel technologies for controlling urban mosquito pests and their associated diseases, including impregnated fabrics, polystyrene beads, ovitraps and adult traps, insecticidal paints, sugar baits, entomopathogenic fungi, laser, auto-dissemination systems, nematodes, copepods,...

Author(s)
Entwistle, J.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642758)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Evidence of absence for invasive species: roles for hierarchical Bayesian approaches in regulation.

Regulatory agencies responsible for managing pest incursions rely upon an adequate knowledge of the distribution of the pest. Spatio-temporal estimates of distribution for an actively invading pest require ecological and surveillance information to be assimilated, a task which is well suited to...

Author(s)
Stanaway, M.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643595)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Blow flies and screw-worm flies (Diptera: Calliphoridae).

This chapter covers the taxonomy, morphology, life cycle, behaviour, bionomics, medical and veterinary importance, prevention and control of blow flies and screw-worm flies (Calliphoridae). Focus is given on species that cause myiasis in animals and man. Their use in maggot debridement therapy is...

Author(s)
Russell, R. C.; Otranto, D.; Wall, R. L.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780640372)
Type
Book chapter

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