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Cover for Order Strongylida (the bursate nematodes).

This chapter reviews the morphology, biological development, transmission and distribution of the Strongylida nematode parasites of humans and domestic and wild animals.

Author(s)
Anderson, R. C.
ISBN
1999 CABI (H ISBN 9780851994215)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Integration between genetic and archaeobotanical data in a study on the evolutionary history of <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Pinus halepensis</i> Mill. populations in southern Italy.

The first results of multidisciplinary research on the evolutionary history of Pinus halepensis in Italy are presented. For this purpose the genetic structures of nine natural populations - four Apulian, four Calabrian and one from Basilicata - were studied using isozyme markers. The results...

Author(s)
Puglisi, S.; Fiorentino, G.; Lovreglio, R.; Leone, V.
ISBN
2000 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851994208)
Type
Conference paper; Book chapter
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Cover for Forestry problems and air pollution in China and Korea.

Air pollution is becoming an increasingly serious problem in China and Korea. The injuries caused by acid deposition and dust are greater than those caused by other pollutants in the region. This paper summarizes the information available on the effects of acidic precipitation on the growth and...

Author(s)
Shang, H.; Kim, Y. K.; Xu, D.
ISBN
2000 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851994819)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Fire blight: the disease and its causative agent, <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Erwinia amylovora</i>.

This book is the first multi-authored book on fire blight, the most devastating bacterial disease of apples and pears. It is divided into three sections. The first section is about the disease: its epidemiology, its worldwide distribution and its economic importance, the host range of the pathogen...

ISBN
2000 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851992945)
Type
Book
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Cover for Hemp diseases and pests: management and biological control - an advanced treatise.

This unique book combines a review of the hemp (Cannabis) pest and disease literature published over the past 50 years with up-to-date information on modern biological control techniques. Each pest and disease organism is presented in the same format, covering economic impact, geographical and...

Author(s)
McPartland, J. M.; Clarke, R. C.; Watson, D. P.
ISBN
2000 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851994543)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Status of <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Ganoderma</i> in oil palm.

This chapter discusses the geographical distribution of basal stem rot (BSR; caused by Ganoderma spp.) of oil palm (Elaeis guineensis), the symptoms of BSR disease, economic importance, epidemiology (mycelium contact and Ganoderma basidiospores), predisposition factors associated with BSR disease...

Author(s)
Ariffin, D.; Idris, A. S.; Singh, G.
ISBN
2000 CABI (H ISBN 9780851993881)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Yield loss.

This chapter focuses on crop yield and economic losses due to pest infestations and their measurement. Case studies are presented, dealing with the effects of feeding by larvae of Plutella xylostella and Phaedon cochleariae on the yield of turnip and radish plants; prevalence and regional...

Author(s)
Dent, D.
ISBN
2000 CABI (H ISBN 9780851993409)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for What is fire blight? Who is <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Erwinia amylovora</i>? How to control it?

This chapter provides an overview of fire blight disease (Erwinia amylovora) of apples and pears, including its geographical distribution, host range, economic impact and the various measures to manage it (e.g. chemical, cultural, biological and integrated control and use of resistant crop...

Author(s)
Vanneste, J. L.
ISBN
2000 CABI (H ISBN 9780851992945)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Distribution and economic importance of fire blight.

This chapter discusses the distribution and the economic impact of fire blight (Erwinia amylovora), particularly in North America, Europe, eastern Mediterranean, and the Pacific Rim.

Author(s)
Bonn, W. G.; Zwet, T. van der
ISBN
2000 CABI (H ISBN 9780851992945)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Insect movement mechanisms and consequences. Proceedings of the Royal Entomological Society's 20th Symposium, London, UK, September 1999.

This book, which is based on the main papers presented at the Royal Entomological Society's 20th Symposium held in September 1999, reviews the developments in the study of insect movements, particularly of flight. It contains 19 chapters discussing flight mechanisms (e.g. flight biomechanics,...

Author(s)
Woiwood, I. P.; Reynolds, D. R.; Thomas, C. D.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851994567)
Type
Book; Conference proceedings

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