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Principles of plant health and quarantine.

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Description

This book is an introductory text on the principles of plant health and quarantine and is aimed at plant health administrators and inspectors as well as students and scientists. Topics covered include the history of plant health controls, current international phytosanitary regimes, notes on import and export controls, eradication and containment, certification and marketing schemes, indexing and...

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Chapter 11 (Page no: 212)

Pest risk analysis.

This chapter provides a general guide to the principles of pest risk analysis (PRA), and mentions some of the problems and difficulties that may be encountered. The applications of geographical information systems (climate mapping, climographs, indices and phenology models) in PRA are briefly discussed.

Other chapters from this book

Chapter: 1 (Page no: 1) Introduction to plant health and quarantine. Author(s): Ebbels, D. L.
Chapter: 2 (Page no: 9) Early history of plant health control measures. Author(s): Ebbels, D. L.
Chapter: 3 (Page no: 29) International phytosanitary controls. Author(s): Ebbels, D. L.
Chapter: 4 (Page no: 48) The European Union plant health regime. Author(s): Ebbels, D. L.
Chapter: 5 (Page no: 70) Operation of national plant protection organizations. Author(s): Ebbels, D. L.
Chapter: 6 (Page no: 88) Imports and exports. Author(s): Ebbels, D. L.
Chapter: 7 (Page no: 114) Eradication and containment. Author(s): Ebbels, D. L.
Chapter: 8 (Page no: 143) Principles of certification and marketing schemes. Author(s): Ebbels, D. L.
Chapter: 9 (Page no: 171) International certification and marketing schemes. Author(s): Ebbels, D. L.
Chapter: 10 (Page no: 183) Indexing and diagnosis in plant health. Author(s): Ebbels, D. L.
Chapter: 12 (Page no: 228) Hygiene and precautionary measures. Author(s): Ebbels, D. L.

Chapter details

  • Year of Publication
  • 2003
  • ISBN
  • 9780851996806
  • Record Number
  • 20083015294