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Cover for Reality, abstractions and systems.

This chapter provides information on life history and behaviour of butterflies. It focus on nature of systems theory, the basic feature of systems model (feedbacks and regulation) and the practical development of systems model.

Author(s)
Dennis, R. L. H.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243574)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Chapter A.5: measurement of relationships in systems.

Author(s)
Dennis, R. L. H.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243574)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Taxonomic constraints in biological systems.

This chapter focuses on the primary factors that place constraints on butterfly biology systems. Information is provided on taxonomic differences and a brief exploration of the division within butterflies is discussed.

Author(s)
Dennis, R. L. H.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243574)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Adult feeding - refuelling strategies.

This chapter provides information on different feeding behaviours of butterflies, including alternative food sources, feeding time, choosing the right flower, and feeding in puddles.

Author(s)
Dennis, R. L. H.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243574)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Risk analysis team.

This chapter presents an argument for the need for a team. It describes a traditional interaction between phytosanitary risk managers and risk assessors and follows this up with a description of an ideal set of interactions. It concludes with the qualities of a good team and a discussion of the...

Author(s)
Yoe, C.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648798)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Thinking about risk management.

This chapter presents a conceptual holistic approach to risk management. It considers risk management as part of a larger process. The chapter also presents a number of models that are useful to aid one's big-picture thinking about risk management and reviews some of the seminal phytosanitary risk...

Author(s)
Yoe, C.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648798)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for A phytosanitary risk management model.

This chapter introduces the risk management model that is proposed as a template for those national plant protection organization (NPPOs) with a desire to update and improve their approach to risk management.

Author(s)
Yoe, C.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648798)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Engineering pest tolerance.

This chapter summarizes the ways in which genetic engineering has been used to improve the survival, growth, and defence against various pests of poplar (Populus spp.).

Author(s)
Meilan, R.; Kirst, M.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643502)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Transcriptomics in pest management research.

This chapter focuses on how transcriptomics has boosted research in pest science, the lessons it teaches and possible directions for future study. Some of the biggest areas for future research, i.e. transcriptome characterization of insect pests, invasive species and biological control agents,...

Author(s)
Malacrinò, A.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243130)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Aphid transcriptomics - past, present and future.

This chapter provides a brief overview of insect genomic and transcriptomic research, focusing on aphid transcriptomics. Transcriptomic surveys in different model and non-model aphid species regarding their biology, host specificity, viral transmission, polyphenism and pesticide resistance are...

Author(s)
Sattar, S.; Thompson, G. A.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243130)
Type
Book chapter

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