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Cover for Pest, weed and disease management.

This chapter contains questions about pests and weeds and their control, invasive species, parasites, and animal and plant diseases. The questions are arranged by topic and divided into three levels: foundation, intermediate and advanced.

Author(s)
Rees, P. A.
ISBN
2021 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789248494)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Managing orchard pathogens and disorders.

This chapter provides information on the various pathogens causing damage to cherry production, such as Pseudomonas syringae pv. syringae, Podosphaera clandestina, Chondrostereum purpureum and Little cherry virus 1 and 2, among others. Details on their symptoms, transmission and disease cycle are...

Author(s)
Long, L. E.; Lang, G. A.; Kaiser, C.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781786398284)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Diseases and management.

Pomegranate, which once had no major biotic problems except fruit borer, today faces a multitude of biotic stresses. Among them, bacterial and fungal diseases are prominent in pomegranate production regions, leading to considerable fruit losses throughout the growing season. More than 55 pathogens...

Author(s)
Sharma, J.; Manjunath, G.; Xavier, K. V.; Vallad, G. E.
ISBN
2021 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789240764)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The pomegranate: botany, production and uses.

This is the first comprehensive book covering the botany, production, processing, health and industrial uses of the pomegranate (Punica granatum). This book provides information on how to increase yields and improve short- and medium-term grower profitability and sustainability. It covers practices ...

ISBN
2021 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789240764)
Type
Book
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Cover for One Health: the theory and practice of integrated health approaches.

The second edition of this book contains 32 chapters divided into 4 main sections that discuss the theoretical foundations of One Health; methods, skills and perspectives for the practice of One Health; the application of One Health in infectious and non-infectious diseases and governance and...

Author(s)
Zinsstag, J.; Schelling, E.; Crump, L.; Whittaker, M.; Tanner, M.; Stephen, C.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242577)
Type
Book
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Cover for The role of pathogens in plant invasions.

Plant-pathogen interactions occur throughout the process of plant invasion: pathogens can acutely influence plant survival and reproduction, while the large densities and spatial distributions of invasive plant species can influence pathogen communities. However, interactions between invasive...

Author(s)
Kendig, A. E.; Flory, S. L.; Goss, E. M.; Holt, R. D.; Clay, K.; Harmon, P. F.; Lane, B. R.; Adhikari, A.; Wojan, C. M.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242171)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Fresh fig.

This chapter provides information on the origin, current areas of production, fruit morphology and types, maturity, harvest index, crop quality, composition and health benefits, fruit physiology, physiological disorders, chilling temperature sensitivity, postharvest handling, packinghouse...

Author(s)
Crisostol, C. H.; Lopez Corrales, M.; Colelli, G.; Serradilla, M. J.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789247176)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Integrated pest management.

Integrated pest management (IPM) is an integrated approach for prevention of losses caused by plant diseases and pests. In the IPM approach, the aim is to use ecologically and economically sound methods that reduce or minimize the risk to human health and the environment. This means that...

Author(s)
Munk, L.; Yuen, J.; Djurle, A.; Tronsmo, A.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243185)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Plant viruses.

This chapter gives an overview of plant viruses and viral diseases, as well as virus detection and control. In addition, this chapter discusses infectious agents even smaller than viruses: viroids and satellites.

Author(s)
Blystad, D. R.; Kvarnheden, A.; Valkonen, J.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243185)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The disease cycle and lifestyles.

After the first contact between host and pathogen, a series of specific events follow which leads to the development of a disease and, ultimately, an epidemic. This series of events is called a disease cycle. Often, a disease cycle is essentially the same as the pathogen's life cycle, but the key...

Author(s)
Tronsmo, A. M.; Munk, L.; Djurle, A.; Collinge, D. B.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243185)
Type
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