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Cover for Reaping one health benefits through cross-sectoral services.

This chapter assembles experiences from different fields of work to illustrate how these added values can be materialized and some of the challenges that get in the way of progress. In the first part of this chapter, the general characteristics of service delivery in human, animal and plant health...

Author(s)
Danielsen, S.; Schelling, E.; Whittaker, M.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242577)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

Increased tree mortality has become a widespread phenomenon and is largely attributed to climate change. Little field research has addressed the complex interactions between trees, herbivores, and their natural enemies as affected by temperature. We recorded the densities of bark insects and their...

Author(s)
Wermelinger, B.; Rigling, A.; Mathis, D. S.; Kenis, M.; Gossner, M. M.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
Forests, 2021, 12, 2,
Abstract

Opuntia stricta (Haw.) Haw (Cactaceae) is invasive in Laikipia County, Kenya, impacting negatively on biodiversity and livelihoods. To control this invasive plant the biocontrol agent Dactylopius opuntiae (Cockerell) (Hemiptera; Dactylopiidae) 'stricta' biotype was released in 2014. A preliminary...

Author(s)
Witt, A. B. R.; Nunda, W.; Makale, F.; Reynolds, K.
Publisher
Springer, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
BioControl, 2020, 65, 4, pp 515-523
Abstract

Understanding the sustainability of social-ecological systems requires quantifying the relationships between ecosystem service supply and use. However, these relationships, and the influence of environmental change on supply and use, are poorly known. Here we apply a nested sampling design to...

Author(s)
Linders, T. E. W.; Bekele, K.; Schaffner, U.; Allan, E.; Alamirew, T.; Choge, S. K.; Eckert, S.; Haji, J.; Muturi, G.; Mbaabu, P. R.; Shiferaw, H.; Eschen, R.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Ecosystem Services, 2020, 41,
CABI Book Info
Cover for Biological control in Latin America and the Caribbean: its rich history and bright future.

This book contains 32 chapters focusing on the biological control of many invasive pests, diseases and weeds and ensuring a healthy and sustainable food supply in various countries in Latin America and the Caribbean. The rich history of biological control in the region is documented and steps for...

Author(s)
Lenteren, J. C. van; Bueno, V. H. P.; Luna, M. G.; Colmenarez, Y. C.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242430)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Biological control in Barbados.

Early classical biocontrol successes in Barbados, some in combination with natural control, were the control of: sugarcane borers, sugarcane mealybugs and West Indian cane fly in sugarcane; cottony cushion scale and citrus blackfly in citrus; coconut whitefly in palm; fall armyworm in vegetables...

Author(s)
Lenteren, J. C. van; Colmenarez, Y. C.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242430)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

The Convention on Biological Diversity and the Nagoya Protocol establish that genetic resources shall be accessed only upon the existence of prior informed consent of the country that provides those resources and that benefits arising from their utilization shall be shared. Pursuant to both...

Author(s)
Silvestri, L.; Sosa, A.; Mc Kay, F.; Vitorino, M. D.; Hill, M.; Zachariades, C.; Hight, S.; Weyl, P.; Smith, D.; Djeddour, D.; Mason, P. G.
Publisher
Springer, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
BioControl, 2020, 65, 2, pp 125-141
Abstract

Sentinel plants, plants in exporting countries that are inspected at regular intervals for signs and symptoms of invertebrate pests and microbial pathogens, are a promising tool for detecting and identifying harmful organisms of woody plants prior to their introduction into importing countries....

Author(s)
Vettraino, A. M.; Santini, A.; Nikolov, C.; Grégoire, J. C.; Tomov, R.; Orlinski, A.; Maaten, T.; Sverrisson, H.; Økland, B.; Eschen, R.
Publisher
Springer, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Biological Invasions, 2020, 22, 2, pp 353-362
Abstract

Development of a biological control program for invasive Phagmites australis australis in North America required 20 years of careful research, and consideration of management alternatives. A recent paper by Kiviat et al. (Biol Invasions 21:2529-2541, 2019) Articulates opposition to this biocontrol...

Author(s)
Blossey, B.; Endriss, S. B.; Casagrande, R.; Häfliger, P.; Hinz, H.; Dávalos, A.; Brown-Lima, C.; Tewksbury, L.; Bourchier, R. S.
Publisher
Springer, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Biological Invasions, 2020, 22, 3, pp 873-883
Abstract

A new distribution map is provided for Aleurodicus rugioperculatus Martin (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae). Hosts: polyphagous including coconut (Cocos nucifera), banana (Musa), oil palm (Elaeis guineensis) and many ornamentals. Information is given on the geographical distribution in Asia (India, Andhra...

Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Distribution Maps of Plant Pests, 2020, December, pp Map 847

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