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Cover for Mating behavior of the Asian citrus psyllid.

This chapter describes details of what is currently known about Diaphorina citri mating behavior and how such knowledge has been applied in development of methods that apply vibrational communication to disrupt mating or trap males for purposes of detecting and managing populations and enabling...

Author(s)
Mankin, R. W.; Rohde, B.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394088)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Visually and chemically guided behavior of the Asian citrus psyllid.

This chapter focuses on the role of various sensory cues (visual and chemical) that act in concert, in a complex fashion, to elicit specific behaviours of the Asian citrus psyllid (Diaphorina citri), such as host plant finding and selection, flight initiation, landing and probing and mate...

Author(s)
Allan, S. A.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394088)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Hosts of the Asian citrus psyllid.

This chapter focuses on the various host plants associated with the Asian citrus psyllid (Diaphorina citri). The risks associated with the movement of plants and parts of plants in spreading D. citri and its associated bacterium are also discussed.

Author(s)
Beattie, G. A. C.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394088)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Management of carrot pests.

This chapter focuses on the various insect, arthropod and nematode pests negatively affecting carrot production and quality. The efficacy of various methods used in the management of these pests are also discussed.

Author(s)
Collier, R.; Villeneuve, F.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789240955)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Carrot diseases resulting from phytoplasmas and viruses.

Among several bacteria-like organisms and virus-induced diseases observed in association with diseased plants in the carrot family (Apiaceae), those that consistently appear to be particularly harmful are referenced in this chapter. These include aster yellows phytoplasmas ('Candidatus Phytoplasma...

Author(s)
Groves, R. L.; Clements, J. R.; Bradford, B. Z.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789240955)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Organic carrot production.

This chapter provides information on weed control, insect and nematode control, plant disease management, soil fertility, fertilizer application, seed production, and plant breeding in an organic carrot production.

Author(s)
Colley, M.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789240955)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Disease and pest management.

This chapter provides information on the broad array of fungal, bacterial and viral diseases and insect and nematode pests and their impacts on strawberry production. Some important notes regarding the causal organisms, damage and control methods are also presented.

Author(s)
Hancock, J. F.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242270)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Cassava: pests and diseases.

Cassava is attacked by numerous pests and diseases that cause significant losses, especially in South America, its area of origin. Some pathogens attack only the stakes and invade the vascular system, constituting primary sources of infection, while others attack only foliar or root tissues. This...

Author(s)
Lebot, V.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243369)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Sweet potato: pests and diseases.

This chapter focuses on insect pests, plant parasitic nematodes, plant diseases caused by bacteria, fungi, and viruses, and their integrated control in sweet potatoes.

Author(s)
Lebot, V.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243369)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Yams: pests and diseases.

This chapter focuses on insect pests, plant parasitic nematodes, plant diseases caused by bacteria, fungi, and viruses, and their integrated control in yams.

Author(s)
Lebot, V.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243369)
Type
Book chapter

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