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Cover for Plant parasitic nematodes in subtropical and tropical agriculture.

This new edition covers the major economically important crops of the subtropics and tropics and their main nematode parasites, concentrating on those nematode species that have been shown to cause yield loss. The book has been expanded to include a new chapter on nematode ecology, demonstrating...

Author(s)
Sikora, R. A.; Coyne, D.; Hallmann, J.; Timper, P.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391247)
Type
Book
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Cover for Nematode parasites of subtropical and tropical fruit tree crops.

This chapter covers subtropical and tropical fruit and nut tree crops, as well as vines, for many of which detailed information concerning nematode damage is relatively scarce. It includes 22 tree and vine crops that, by virtue of their production value on a world basis, their importance in world...

Author(s)
Cabrera, A.; El-Borai, F. E.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391247)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Management practices: an overview of integrated nematode management technologie.

Because of the complexity of many tropical and subtropical cropping programmes, this chapter decided to discuss each nematode management tool (including cultural, physical, host resistance, chemical and biological) according to its importance at specific states in the production of a single...

Author(s)
Sikora, R. A.; Roberts, P. A.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391247)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Developing and utilizing genetic resource collections: an example from the tropical leguminous genus <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Stylosanthes</i>.

A experiment was undertaken to explore the patterns of phenotypic variation within the Australian collection of S. hamata and accessions of the related species S. calcicola, S. humilis, S. scabra, S. subsericea and S. sympodialis. Hierarchical and minimum spanning tree classifications were...

Author(s)
Burt, R. L.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646282)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Rodent pests and their control.

This updated 2nd edition, two decades after the publication of the first edition, combines information from the latest scientific research on rodent pests and their control. It includes 19 chapters discussing: the natural history of rodents and preadaptations to pestilence; commensal rodents;...

Author(s)
Buckle, A.; Smith, R.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938178)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Supply chain management: production of vegetables.

This chapter is separated into two parts, the first focusing on the truly tropical vegetable species, and the second on vegetable species introduced to the tropics from more temperate climates. The importance of breeding and, particularly, of good horticultural management and practice to produce...

Author(s)
Midmore, D. J.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645414)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Viruses affecting tropical and subtropical crops: future perspectives.

In this chapter, future areas of research are suggested to manage viruses affecting tropical and subtropical crops. The impact of new cultural practices in enhancing the probabilities of establishment of a new virus, a new host plant or a new vector is discussed, as well as the influence of climate ...

Author(s)
Fermin, G.; Tennant, P.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644264)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Gramineae</i> - temperate, prairie and tropical grasses.

This chapter deals with three groups of grasses, namely: temperate grasses (Lolium, Festuca, Dactylis, Phleum and Bromus); prairie grasses (Agropyron, Andropogon, Phalaris and Elymus), which are mainly produced for areas with a continental climate of predominantly cold winters followed by hot...

Author(s)
George, R. A. T.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938192)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Leguminosae</i> - temperate and tropical forage legumes.

This chapter documents the origins and cultivar types, crop establishment and management, harvesting, roguing, seed production, processing and storage, as well as pathogens and pests of temperate and tropical forage legumes. The clover species suitable for temperate regions include: Trifolium...

Author(s)
George, R. A. T.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938192)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Feeding free-range poultry and pigs.

This chapter evaluates the feed sources from temperate and tropical regions for free-range pigs and poultry, the feeding strategies and the role of integrated farming in free-range farming systems.

Author(s)
Glatz, P. C.; Miao, Z. H.; Ru, Y. J.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930639)
Type
Book chapter

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