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CAB Reviews

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Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever (CCHF) is a vector-borne viral disease that is transmitted to humans by tick bites and direct contact with an infected animal and human fluids. The disease is endemic in Afghanistan and neighboring countries, and in recent years, there are hundreds of cases of CCHF...

Author(s)
Samadi, A.; Ababneh, M. M. K.; Amiri, M.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2020, 15, 023, pp 1-7

This review provides summary of the most commonly used methods and tools for monitoring and sampling of date palm pests. Emphasis is given to major pests of economic importance. The paper is arranged into different sections, which deal with morphology and architecture of date palm as one of the...

Author(s)
El-Shafie, H. A. F.; Abdel-Banat, B. M. A.; Mohammed, M. E. A.; Al-Hajhoj, M. R.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2019, 14, 022, pp 1-11

Predatory and parasitic mites are likely to assume a greater role in crop protection as world attention is now focused on finding out alternative means of agricultural pest management, and some may be beneficial in the medical and veterinary fields. This review on the status of research on...

Author(s)
Gupta, S. K.; Kumar, P. S.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2018, 13, 031, pp 1-17

This review lists 132 species of insect and mite pests associated with date palm (Phoenix dactylifera L.) grown worldwide. These species are distributed among eight insect orders and 30 families, besides one order of mite comprising nine families. Most of the species (52) were reported on the leaf...

Author(s)
El-Shafie, H. A. F.; Abdel-Banat, B. M. A.; Al-Hajhoj, M. R.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2017, 12, 049, pp 1-18

The recent shift of human focus towards urban living has created opportunities for a few species of insects such as cockroaches, flies, mosquitoes, bed bugs, ticks, fleas, ants and termites to thrive. Consequent to this a need for insecticides has emerged, increasing chances of mass human exposure...

Author(s)
Partho Dhang
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2015, 10, 003, pp 1-3

Ticks and the diseases they may transmit have gained attention in the last decades. Knowledge of their local distribution and the pathogens they may transmit are essential components to establish effective control measures. Concerns are raised on the proper identification of ticks, on the...

Author(s)
Tarrés-Call, J.; Salman, M.; Estrada-Peña, A.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2013, 8, 052, pp 1-3

Lyme disease is a focally endemic tick-borne spirochaetal infection that causes a well-defined constellation of symptoms. Diagnosis requires a combination of appropriate epidemiologic and clinical factors; laboratory confirmation with standardized serologic testing is highly accurate except in the...

Author(s)
Halperin, J. J.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews: Perspectives in Agriculture, Veterinary Science, Nutrition and Natural Resources, 2011, 6, 031, pp 1-5

Myths are an integral aspect of the psychology of human culture. They function to help explain the mysteries of the vast world and beyond, providing explanations for natural phenomena, alleviating anxiety and attempting to make sense of a complex world. Although they abound in the general...

Author(s)
Vetter, R. S.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews: Perspectives in Agriculture, Veterinary Science, Nutrition and Natural Resources, 2010, 5, 041, pp 1-7

This review provides a detailed outline of the developments in the field of coconut breeding. Emphasis is laid on research on both classical and molecular genetic tools for improving the coconut palm. The review begins with a short description of origin of coconut, with mention of fossil data....

Author(s)
Arunachalam, V.; Rajesh, M. K.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews: Perspectives in Agriculture, Veterinary Science, Nutrition and Natural Resources, 2008, 3, 053, pp 1-12

The usage and acceptability of biological control methods are set to increase in agriculture in the future because of food safety and pesticide residue issues. Biological control implementation in Turkey started with control of cottony cushion scale Icerya purchasi (Homoptera: Margarodidae) through ...

Author(s)
Erkıliıç¸ L.; Demirbaș, H.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews: Perspectives in Agriculture, Veterinary Science, Nutrition and Natural Resources, 2007, 2, 056, pp 6 pp.

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