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Cover for Pestiferous insects of mustard: biology and integrated management.

This chapter deals with the identification, biology and the nature and symptoms of damage of important root-feeding, leaf-feeding and sap-feeding pestiferous insects of Indian mustard crop, gives a detailed account of various conventional IPM practices and techniques available for the sustainable...

Author(s)
Boina, D. R.; Rajan, S. J.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648200)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Climate change and urban human health.

This chapter focuses on how to use research to build a resilient city facing the hazards posed by climate change. It takes into account all the interrelationships between climate and pests in cities. It presents an overview of the scientific knowledge on urban health outcomes and their...

Author(s)
Barata, M. M. de L.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645377)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Innovative formulations useful for area-wide application suitable for climate change.

This chapter provides an overview of the impact of climate change on pest management strategies, and discusses a number of novel technologies, such as the use of 3D-IPNS (3-Dimensional Immobilizing Polymer Network Structure) acting through a physical mechanism, which is a completely new and...

Author(s)
Liszka, D.; Swietoslawski, P.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645377)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Integrated pest management in sugarcane cropping systems.

This chapter provides an overview of the main sugarcane insect pests worldwide and discusses all aspects of pest management strategies and the impact of agricultural practices in the context of globalization, climate change and loss of biodiversity.

Author(s)
Goebel, F. R.; Nikpay, A.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648002)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Climate change impacts on urban pests.

This book reviews the influence of climate change on urban and public pests such as mosquitoes, flies, ticks, and wood pests (such as termites), with respect to population, distribution, disease, damage and control. Consisting of 13 chapters, the book systematically addresses how the impact of...

Author(s)
Dhang, P.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645377)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Climate change effects on urban pest insects.

This chapter discusses the possible effects of climate change on the population dynamics of insect pests in urban areas, and describes several key traits that are likely to govern the sensitivity of insect pests to climate change. It also describes the different types of insect pests. To be known...

Author(s)
Comont, R. F.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645377)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Climate change and urban pest management.

This chapter presents a general review on how climate change could affect the population dynamics, distribution, density and diversity of urban pests, as well as their management. Particular focus is given on mosquitoes, flies, termites, ants, ticks, and cockroaches. Temperature, the primary...

Author(s)
Dhang, P.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645377)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Monitoring and forecasting.

This chapter covers the monitoring and forecasting of aphids: why, what, where, when and how? It summarizes, only briefly, techniques that have changed little since the reviews mentioned and concentrates more on areas where subsequent progress has been evident. Much effort, building on fundamental...

Author(s)
Harrington, R.; Hullé, M.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647098)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Future directions in forest hydrology.

This chapter provides the future directions in forest hydrology. Challenges include changes in forests and water yield associated with climate change, land-use change, resistance of the public to forest modification, and the ever-present effects associated with disturbances such as fires, the age...

Author(s)
Williams, T. M.; Amatya, D. M.; Bren, L.; Jong, C. de; Nettles, J. E.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646602)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Climate change and insect pests.

This book contains 14 chapters focusing on understanding climatic effects on agricultural and forest pest populations. The importance of insect pests in providing an excellent framework for evaluating climatic effects on a wide range of ecological systems are also discussed.

Author(s)
Björkman, C.; Niemelä, P.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643786)
Type
Book

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