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Cover for Ecology of urban climates: the need for landscape biophysics in cities.

This chapter reviews and evaluate the climatic and ecological parallels between urbanization and climate change, with an emphasis on temperature and its effects on terrestrial ectotherms, a group of organisms thought to be particularly sensitive to climate change. Information is provided on...

Author(s)
Youngsteadt, E.; Terando, A. J.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242607)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The pattern of grain prices.

This chapter starts with an examination of international food prices in general, and then discusses the pattern of prices of the three most important food grains: maize, wheat and rice. It then focuses on one particular period - that of 1996 to 2008. It attempts to identify the many and various...

Author(s)
McClintock, J.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394842)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Climate change and infectious fish diseases.

This book contains topics on the role of climatic factors on the epidemiology, prevalence, distribution, prevention and control of fish diseases. The 25 chapters that are divided into three main parts that discuss freshwater ecosystems and biological sequestrations of atmospheric carbon dioxide;...

Author(s)
Woo, P. T. K.; Leong, J. A.; Buchmann, K.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243277)
Type
Book
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Cover for Tropical freshwater ecosystems, biota and anthropogenic activities with reference to South-East Asia.

This chapter focuses on changes due to anthropogenic activities, invasive fish species and changes in biodiversity in freshwater lakes and rivers in South East Asia. SE Asia's fresh waters are expected to be under increasing pressure from the region's rapidly growing human population. This will...

Author(s)
Liew JiaHuan; Lim, R. B. H.; Low BiWei; Mowe, M. A. D.; Ng TingHui; Zeng YiWen; Yeo, D. C. J.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243277)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Nodavirosis (Striped jack nervous necrosis virus).

This chapter presents a brief description of Striped jack nervous necrosis virus; its geographical distribution and its potential spread to new location(s) and/or novel host(s); its clinical signs and diagnosis; pathology (gross and histological lesions) and pathobiology, which includes changes to...

Author(s)
Zainathan, S. C.; Nurshuhada Ariff
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243277)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Vibriosis.

The taxonomy, phylogenetics, pathogenesis, diagnosis, treatment, prevention, control and effect of global warming on Vibrio spp. infections in turbot, sea bass, sea bream and cod are described.

Author(s)
Amaro, C.; Fouz, B.; Sanjuán, E.; Romalde, J. L.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243277)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Aeromoniosis (<i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Aeromonas salmonicida</i>).

This chapter describes the epidemiology, prevalence, distribution, risk factors, transmission, pathogenesis, clinical signs, diagnosis, treatment, prevention, control and effect of climate change on Aeromonas salmonicida infection in fishes.

Author(s)
Crumlish, M.; Austin, B.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243277)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Ichthyophthiriosis (<i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Ichthyophthirius multifiliis</i>).

A brief description of Ichthyophthirius multifiliis in fishes as well as its diagnosis, epidemiology, prevention and control were discussed in this chapter.

Author(s)
Jørgensen, L. von G.; Buchmann, K.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243277)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Elements of communicable diseases.

This chapter defines communicable disease and discusses its agents, transmission patterns, host factors (susceptibility, inherent defence mechanisms, immunity and resistance), and impact of social environment (education, resources, economics, communities and movements) and physical environment...

Author(s)
Webber, R.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786395245)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Managing char development and settlement: a complex process.

Some of the factors making the Char Development and Settlement Project a complex one are briefly described in this chapter. These include the challenges of climate change and riverbank erosion, project coordination and internalisation, and alignment with various government policies of Bangladesh.

Author(s)
Haider, N.; Jenkins, A.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789246049)
Type
Book chapter

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