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Cover for A brief appraisal of genus <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Potamogeton</i> L. in the Kashmir valley.

This chapter briefly covers the geographical distribution (Asia, South America, North America, Europe, Australia and Africa), growth form and habitat preference, modes of reproduction, and invasion status of Potamogeton spp. in Kashmir Valley, India.

Author(s)
Ganie, A. H.; Reshi, Z. A.; Wafai, B. A.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939076)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for A brief summary of <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Melampsora</i> species on <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Populus</i>.

This chapter describes the morphology (i.e. uredinia, urediniospores, telia, teliospores, basidiospores, spermagonia, aecia and aeciospores), host range, geographical distribution, and spread of Melampsora spp. on Populus. Interspecific hybridization in these Melampsora species is briefly covered.

Author(s)
Pei MingHao; Shang YanZhong
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851999999)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for A <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Phoma</i> sect. <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Phoma</i>.

This chapter describes the morphological characters of Phoma spp. section Phoma. A key to the species and varieties under this section is provided, based on in vitro characteristics. The morphology, host plants and geographical distribution of 68 species of the section are tabulated. The...

Author(s)
Boerema, G. H.; Gruyter, J. de; Noordeloos, M. E.; Hamers, M. E. C.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851997438)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Abstract of the development plan for China's bamboo industries (2013-2020).

Being critical ecological, industrial and cultural resources of the world and commonly acknowledged as the 'second largest forests of the planet', bamboos make up an essential ingredient of the global forestry resources. China, one of the primary bamboo growers and known to the world as the...

Author(s)
Zhaohua, Z; Wei, J.
ISBN
2018 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394019)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Acarid mites.

Acarid mites belong to the family Acaridae of the order Astigmata. Most species are fungivorous and commonly occur in stored food products and decaying organic matter. Some species are also facultatively phytophagous. Many other species are associates of various insects, or inhabitants of...

Author(s)
Zhang ZhiQiang
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995908)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Achatina fulica</i> Bowdich and other Achatinidae as pests in tropical agriculture.

The distribution of A. fulica and other Achatinidae pests across Africa and other countries; their biology (including aestivation, sexual behaviour, oviposition, life history and feeding preferences); economic importance as pests of horticultural and field crops; and control (physical, chemical and ...

Author(s)
Raut, S. K.; Barker, G. M.
ISBN
2002 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851993201)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Ageratum conyzoides</i>: an alien invasive weed in India.

This chapter describes the geographical distribution, spread, habitat, invasive potential, ecological impact (i.e. to soil nutrients, native vegetation and biodiversity, humans and animals), chemical composition (volatile compounds and non-volatile compounds), uses (medicinal, insecticidal,...

Author(s)
Kaur, S.; Batish, D. R.; Kohli, R. K.; Singh, H. P.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939076)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Albugo candida</i>.

This chapter focuses on the taxonomy and nomenclature, host range, geographical distribution, inoculation techniques, epidemiology, association with Hyaloperonospora, pathogenic variation, virulence spectrum, host resistance, genetics of host-parasite interactions, slow white rusting in crucifers...

Author(s)
Verma, P. R.; Saharan, G. S.; Meena, P. D.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644837)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Almond diseases.

This chapter aims to provide an overview of up-to-date knowledge on major diseases affecting almond, and it is intended to be applicable worldwide. It is divided into five sections. The first section describes diseases caused by graft-transmissible pathogens (viruses, viroids and phytoplasmas). The ...

Author(s)
Palacio-Bielsa, A.; Cambra, M.; Martínez, C.; Olmos, A.; Pallás, V.; López, M. M.; Adaskaveg, J. E.; Förster, H.; Cambra, M. A.; Duval, H.; Esmenjaud, D.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643540)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for × <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Cuprocyparis leylandii</i> (A.B. Jackson &amp; Dallimore) Farjon. - Leyland cypress.

This chapter briefly covers the origin and distribution, climatic and site requirements, silvicultural characteristics, cultivars and uses (source of timber and used in hedging) of C. leylandii (Leyland cypress). The importance of Leyland cypress in British forestry is described.

Author(s)
Savill, P.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780640266)
Type
Book chapter

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