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Cover for The OKANOLA project: challenges in managing insect pests of canola in the southern plains.

This paper focuses on the development of the OKANOLA project to provide research, education and demonstration to stimulate the development of winter rape as a major profitable rotational crop with winter wheat in the Oklahoma and Kansas, USA. Information on the major insect pests of rape and winter ...

Author(s)
Royer, T. A.; Giles, K. L.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648200)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Impacts of climate change on crop water requirements in Huang-Huai-Hai Plain, China.

Climate change will have important implications in the agriculture of water-short regions, such as Huang-Huai-Hai Plain (3H Plain), where expected warmer and drier conditions might augment crop water requirement (ETc). To evaluate the effect of climate change, a data set consisting of observed...

Author(s)
Liu Qin; Yan ChangRong; Yang JianYing; Mei XuRong; Hao WeiPing; Ju Hui
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643663)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Impacts of climate change and adaptation in agricultural water management in North China.

Water scarcity is one of the key problems in northern China. Efficient use and management of agricultural water resources is an important challenge in China's agricultural food production under a background of climate change. This chapter addresses issues of impacts of climate change and adaptation ...

Author(s)
Xia Jun; Mo XingGuo; Wang JinXia; Luo XinPing
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643663)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Impact of simulated acid snow stress on leaves of cold-acclimated winter wheat.

Wintering plants may be subjected to long-term freezing at a high subzero temperature and strong acid stress due to condensation of acid pollutants under the acid snow layer in winter. Additionally, light may be a potent stress factor, especially for wintering plants after severe freeze-thawing at...

Author(s)
Arakawa, K.; Inada, H.; Fujikawa, S.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935139)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
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Cover for IPM case studies: grain.

This chapter provides an overview of the aphid pests Sitobion avenae, Rhopalosiphum padi and Metopolophium dirhodum attacking cereal crops, particularly winter wheat in Central Europe. The population dynamics of these aphids, their direct and indirect damage to cereals, and the control strategies...

Author(s)
Poehling, H. M.; Freier, B.; Klüken, A. M.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9780851998190)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Vernalization genes in winter cereals.

This paper briefly summarizes the knowledge gained by studying flowering control in the model system Arabidopsis thaliana and reviews the advances in our understanding of vernalization in wheat. The genetics of vernalization in cereals and the recent developments in the identification and...

Author(s)
Kane, N. A.; Danyluk, J.; Sarhan, F.
ISBN
2006 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851990590)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
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Cover for Development of quantitative detection methods for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Fusarium</i> in cereals and their application.

We developed a multiplex PCR for the identification of the most frequently occurring species of Fusarium on wheat in Western Europe. Surveys suggest that Fusarium graminearum has replaced Fusarium culmorum as the dominant species on winter wheat in the Netherlands during the 1990s. Quantitative PCR ...

Author(s)
Waalwijk, C.; Vries, I. M. de; Köhl, J.; Xu XiuDe; Lee, T. A. J. van der; Kema, G. H. J.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930820)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Influence of nutrient supply on water use and establishment of yield.

This chapter presents various field experiments conducted in Texas, USA and Germany, investigating winter wheat, winter rye and pearl millet yield dependency on water and nutrient supply, influence of nutrient supply on the relationship between water use and yield, as well as transpiration...

Author(s)
Ehlers, W.; Goss, M.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996943)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Cochliobolus sativus</i> (Ito and Kuribayashi) Drechsler ex Dastur, common root rot (<i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Pleosporaceae</i>).

This chapter focuses on Cochliobolus sativus, the causal agent of common root rot in cereals, primarily spring and winter wheat (Triticum aestivum), barley (Hordeum vulgare), and tall or meadow fescue grass (Festuca elatior) in Canada. It provides an overview of the bacteria (Burkholderia cepacia...

Author(s)
Boyetchko, S. M.; Tewari, J. P.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995274)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Biological control.

The five methods of biological control are introductions (often referred to as classical biological control), inundation, augmentation, inoculation and natural enemy (such as entomopathogens, predators, true parasites and parasitoids) conservation. The approach presented in this chapter tries to...

Author(s)
Dent, D.
ISBN
2000 CABI (H ISBN 9780851993409)
Type
Book chapter

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