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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

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,
Abstract

The Hepialidae species of Trinidad and Tobago are documented and two species are recognized. The new and monotypic genus Wallacella, gen. n., (Lepidoptera, Hepialidae) is erected to include Phassus guianensis Schaus of Guyana (Wallacella guianensis, comb. n.). The male holotype and genitalia are...

Author(s)
Mielke, C. G. C.; Grehan, J. R.; Cock, M. J. W.
Publisher
Magnolia Press, Auckland, New Zealand
Citation
Zootaxa, 2020, 4758, 1, pp 181-190
Abstract

Well-managed genetic resources and associated metadata are essential to underpin research addressing the challenges to food security, healthcare, climate change, biodiversity, environment, education and our bio-based economy. Culture collections have supported microbiology research for over 100...

Author(s)
Smith, D.; Kermode, A.; Cafà, G.; Buddie, A. G.; Caine, T. S.; Ryan, M. J.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
CABI Agriculture and Bioscience, 2020, 1, 2, pp (23 June 2020)
Abstract

Background: Microbial resistance to medically important antibiotics is of international concern. There is considerable attention paid to the medical and veterinary use of antibiotics but there is a paucity of data on their use in global crop production. The only well documented use of antibiotics...

Author(s)
Taylor, P.; Reeder, R.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
CABI Agriculture and Bioscience, 2020, 1, 1, pp (23 June 2020)
Abstract

This paper assesses the relative costs and benefits of desiccant beads drying/hermetic storage and alternative drying and storage technologies. The study was conducted in Kenya and Tanzania in areas producing and trading vegetable seeds using a sample size of 280 respondents. The study revealed...

Author(s)
Musebe, R. O.; Karanja, D.; Bradford, K. J.; Day, R.
Publisher
Academic Journals, Lagos, Nigeria
Citation
African Journal of Agricultural Research, 2020, 16, 7, pp 992-1006
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 Latin America and the Caribbean: information sources, organizations, types and approaches in biological control.

Biological control with arthropod natural enemies and microbial control agents has been applied since the year 1895 in Latin America and the Caribbean and is currently used on a very large scale. Sources about the history and current situation of biocontrol in this region were not easy to trace and ...

Author(s)
Lenteren, J. C. van; Bueno, V. H. P.; Luna, M. G.; Colmenarez, Y. C.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242430)
Type
Book chapter
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

Filamentous basidiomycetes are uncommon agents of human diseases, despite their ubiquitous presence in the environment. We present a case of symptomatic pulmonary infection in a 38-year-old male with cough and fever; a thin-walled cyst in the posterior left upper pulmonary lobe was revealed by...

Author(s)
Ahmed, S. A.; Hoog, S. de; Kim, J.; Crozier, J.; Thomas, S. E.; Stielow, B.; Stevens, D. A.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Emerging Microbes and Infections, 2020, 9, 1114-1122, pp 1114-1122

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