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Cover for Biology and ecology.

This chapter provides comprehensive information on the overall biology and ecology of parthenium weed (Parthenium hysterophorus). It provides specific details on the taxonomy, plant distinguishing characteristics, its likely centre of origin, genetics and intraspecific diversity, growth,...

Author(s)
Adkins, S. W.; McClay, A.; Bajwa, A. A.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780645254)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The genetics of cattle.

This book contains 24 chapters covering various fields of genetics and biology of cattle. It serves as a reference book on cattle genetics for researchers, lecturers, students, farmers and specialists working in the industry. The first five chapters focus on systematics, phylogeny, domestication,...

Author(s)
Garrick, D. J.; Ruvinsky, A.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642215)
Type
Book
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Cover for Breeds of cattle.

This chapter gives an overview on the different breeds of cattle (Bos taurus and B. indicus). Cattle breeds are presented and categorized according to utility and mode of origin. Classification and phylogeny of breeds are also discussed. Furthermore, a description of cattle breeds is provided.

Author(s)
Buchanan, D. S.; Lenstra, J. A.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642215)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Molecular ecology meets urban entomology: how molecular biology is changing urban pest management.

This chapter reviews the use of molecular ecology approaches in urban entomology, specifically in areas of: (1) taxonomy and species identification; (2) colony identification in social insect species; (3) origins of invasive species; and (4) population structure and dispersal dynamics. Focusing on...

Author(s)
Vargo, E. L.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642758)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Morbilliviruses in sea mammals.

The genetics and taxonomy, epidemiology, pathogenesis, clinical signs, pathology (microscopic and macroscopic lesions) and diagnosis of morbilliviruses in marine mammals are covered in this chapter. Focus is given on cetacean morbillivirus (dolphin morbillivirus, porpoise morbillivirus and pilot...

Author(s)
Soto, S.; Domingo, M.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641799)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Biofuel crops: production, physiology and genetics.

This book begins with a review of the history of biofuel. It contains chapters that are devoted to emerging technologies for biofuel production, cell wall structure and destructing approaches, cellulosic biofuel crops role in phytoremediation, and feedstock pretreatment methods. Detailed discussion ...

Author(s)
Singh, B. P.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938857)
Type
Book
CABI Book Info
Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Salmonella</i> in domestic animals.

The second edition of this book contains chapters on the taxonomy, structure, virulence factors and genetics of Salmonella spp. and the epidemiology, prevalence, pathogenesis, diagnosis, prevention, control and regulatory aspects of salmonellosis in poultry, cattle, sheep, pigs, horses, cats, dogs, ...

Author(s)
Barrow, P. A.; Methner, U.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939021)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Fimbriae and flagella of <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Salmonella enterica</i>.

The classification of Salmonella enterica based on the structure of the fimbriae and flagella and the role of these as virulence factors during infection are described.

Author(s)
Jones, M. A.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939021)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Arboviruses - characteristics and concepts.

This chapter contains descriptions of the classification and characteristics of mosquito-borne arboviruses (family by family). It also provides descriptions of the different modes of transmission and interactions of arboviruses with their mosquito and vertebrate hosts. Specific topics include the...

Author(s)
Clements, A. N.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932428)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Saprolegnia</i> and other oomycetes.

The biology, life cycle, genetic characteristics, diagnosis, taxonomy, geographical distribution, host range, economic importance, control, prevention and treatment of Saprolegnia and other Oomycetes in fishes were discussed.

Author(s)
Bruno, D. W.; West, P. van; Beakes, G. W.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935542)
Type
Book chapter

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