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Cover for Treatments.

This chapter argues that the strength of risk management measures can and should be tailored to the available scientific information. Treatments are applied to plants, plant products or other regulated articles to reduce the risk of introduction and spread of pests. Even though treatments,...

Author(s)
Bloem, S.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648798)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Pest-free concepts.

This chapter covers the concept of pest freedom as it applies to consignments and areas. A pest-free area is a least trade restrictive measure for managing risk to an acceptable level. Both importing and exporting country national plant protection organizations (NPPOs) stand to benefit from...

Author(s)
Griffin, R. L.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648798)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Irradiation.

This chapter presents irradiation as a promising phytosanitary measure that faces significant challenges. It has emerged as a viable quarantine treatment in recent years but some of its unique characteristics have slowed the adoption of this technology. Some things to remember in this chapter are...

Author(s)
Griffin, R. L.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648798)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Post-harvest processing and handling.

This chapter discusses post-harvest processing and handling practices and their effects on plant commodities/products moving in trade. The primary objective of post-harvest processing and handling is to maintain the plant product's quality. The International Standards for Phytosanitary Measures...

Author(s)
Bloem, S.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648798)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Post-entry measures.

This chapter introduces a relatively new innovation in phytosanitary risk management, post-entry measures. These are under-appreciated for their risk management value because risk managers are reluctant to allow potentially infested articles to enter, even when risk analysis supports the use of...

Author(s)
Griffin, R. L.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648798)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Prohibition.

This chapter discusses one of the most commonly used, most over-used and most misused of all phytosanitary risk management measures, i.e. prohibition. Prohibition is the most trade restrictive measure and, unfortunately, too often a go-to measure for decision-makers less inclined to follow the risk ...

Author(s)
Griffin, R. L.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648798)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for A new framework.

This chapter considers the Sanitary and Phytosanitary Agreement, the strength of measures and a reasonable relationship, and the risk management continuum as central concepts that break from the past and redefine the future of pest risk management. There are some things to remember from this...

Author(s)
Griffin, R. L.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648798)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Insect pest management.

This book aims to provide an overview of insect pest management, highlighting the major problem areas and contentious issues and, where possible, attempting to identify promising lines and directions for future research and implementation. The book includes descriptions and explanations of the...

Author(s)
Dent, D.; Binks, R. H.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241051)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Yield loss.

This chapter provides information on some of the basic approaches and objectives of the assessment of crop yield losses caused by insect pests. The factors that should be considered in the measurement of yield loss are presented and the importance of crop loss surveys to determine the types of...

Author(s)
Dent, D.; Binks, R. H.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241051)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Insecticides.

This chapter provides information on insect population dynamics and the impact of insecticide use; active ingredients of insecticide, its mode of action and formulation; delivery of the chemical, its application and pick-up at the target site; ease of use, safety and economics; and toxicological...

Author(s)
Dent, D.; Binks, R. H.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241051)
Type
Book chapter

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