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Cover for Host plant resistance.

This chapter deals with host plant resistance to pests, discussing the genetics of virulence and resistance, resistance evaluation, breeding methods and new plant breeding techniques. The potential of host plant resistance as a means of managing insect pests has always been considered fundamental...

Author(s)
Dent, D.; Binks, R. H.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241051)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Nodavirosis (Striped jack nervous necrosis virus).

This chapter presents a brief description of Striped jack nervous necrosis virus; its geographical distribution and its potential spread to new location(s) and/or novel host(s); its clinical signs and diagnosis; pathology (gross and histological lesions) and pathobiology, which includes changes to...

Author(s)
Zainathan, S. C.; Nurshuhada Ariff
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243277)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Edwardsiellosis.

In this chapter a brief description of Edwardsiella was presented highlighting its geographical distribution, clinical signs and diagnosis, pathology (gross and histological lesions) and pathobiology, which includes changes to fish immune responses and virulence of the pathogen, dynamics of the...

Author(s)
Griffin, M. J.; Soto, E.; Wise, D. J.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243277)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Fish mycobacteriosis.

In this chapter the description, geographical distribution, transmission and spread, clinical signs and diagnosis, pathology (gross and histological lesions), pathobiology (which includes changes to fish immune responses and virulence of the pathogen), dynamics of the host-pathogen relationship,...

Author(s)
Whipps, C. M.; Gauthier, D. T.; Kent, M. L.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243277)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Piscirickettsiosis (<i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Piscirickettsia salmonis</i>).

This chapter highlights the clinical aspects, descriptions, distribution and transmission, clinical signs and diagnosis, pathology (gross and histological lesions) and pathobiology (which includes changes to fish immune responses and virulence of the pathogen), dynamics of the host-pathogen...

Author(s)
Smith, P. A.; Mardones, F. O.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243277)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Population genetics in plant-pathogen interactions.

Plant pathogens seldom fit into a classical definition of a population since many of these organisms reproduce both via sexual and clonal reproduction. One working definition is a set of organisms, defined in time and space. Genotypic and gene diversity can be measured with phenotypic and genotypic ...

Author(s)
Yuen, J.; Munk, L.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243185)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Trichoderma</i>: <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Ganoderma</i> disease control in oil palm: a manual.

This manual describes methods for isolating Trichoderma from the wild, in vitro culture methods, assessing virulence in combating Ganoderma, commercial production and application to the soil during field planting of nursery-produced oil palm plants. The manual is one in a series of manuals on...

Author(s)
Virdiana, I.; Rahmaningsih, M.; Forster, B. P.; Schmoll, M.; Flood, J.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789241457)
Type
Book
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 Perspectives on global bovine tuberculosis control.

This chapter presents the authors thoughts on the control of bovine TB, highlighting the relevant chapters where particular issues are dealt with in more depth. While great strides have clearly been made in the understanding of the fundamental pathogen biology of Mycobacterium bovis and its...

Author(s)
Olea-Popelka, F.; Chambers, M. A.; Gordon, S.; Barrow, P.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391520)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Control of stored grain pests by entomopathogenic nematodes.

This chapter reviews the progress achieved so far on the exploitation of entomopathogenic nematodes (EPNs; Steinernema and Heterorhabditis species) for the control of stored-product insects, including those belonging to orders Coleoptera and Lepidoptera. Recent findings on the control of stored...

Author(s)
Shahina Fayyaz; Salma Javed; Rumbos, C. I.; Athanassiou, C. G.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390004)
Type
Book chapter

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