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Cover for Abiotic stress effects on vegetable crops.

This chapter focuses on the effects of high and low temperature, drought and flooding, and salinity on vegetable crops. The stress factors impacting vegetable crops reviewed in this chapter can be grouped into those that can be avoided or moderated by physical structures, such as covers to mitigate ...

Author(s)
Wien, H. C.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786393777)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Climate change and non-infectious fish disorders.

The current volume, entitled Climate Change and Non-infectious Fish Disorders (CCNFD) is the first of the two-volume set, and it focuses on the development, physiology and health of fish. CCNFD has 11 chapters organized into two parts. Chapters 1 and 2 (Part I) are mainly for aquatic biologists...

Author(s)
Woo, P. T. K.; Iwama, G. K.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786393982)
Type
Book
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Cover for Neoplasms.

This chapter discussed non-infectious disorders caused by climate change such as neoplasms of the skin, oral neoplasms, and liver. As reported form earlier studies, the cause and pathogenesis of fish neoplasms are considered multifactorial involving both intrinsic factors (age, gender, reproductive ...

Author(s)
Nyaoke, A. C.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786393982)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Nutritional and metabolic disorders.

The present chapter presents studies on how climate change, in farming conditions, may affect nutrition and metabolism and related production disorders in fishes. Examples focused on salmonids, as a major farmed species, in both freshwater and marine environments.

Author(s)
Waagbø, R.; Olsvik, P. A.; Remø, S. C.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786393982)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Stress in response to environmental changes.

This chapter discussed environmental factors that are affected by climate changes in influencing the endocrine stress response in fishes. It has also recently been reported from previous studies that the exposure of parents to environmental changes may improve progeny survival in fish, implicating...

Author(s)
Faught, E.; Hernandez-Perez, J.; Wilson, J. M.; Vijayan, M. M.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786393982)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Cassava: developmental physiology.

This chapter focuses on the various phases of the growth cycle of cassava and the effects of photoperiod, temperature, nutrition, water deficit and stress and climate change on the developmental physiology of cassava.

Author(s)
Lebot, V.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243369)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Sweet potato: developmental physiology.

This chapter focuses on the effects of various factors, such as photoperiod, temperature, nutrition, water deficit and stress and climate change, on the growth and development of sweet potatoes. The adaptability of various sweet potato germplasm to these factors is also discussed.

Author(s)
Lebot, V.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243369)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Yams: developmental physiology.

This chapter focuses on the growth cycle, photoperiodism, temperature, plant nutrition, water deficit and stress, and climate change adaptation of yams.

Author(s)
Lebot, V.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243369)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Aroids: developmental physiology.

Taro and other aroids have a similar growth cycle, although for Alocasia and Cyrtosperma it is much longer than for Colocasia and Xanthosoma, which need to be replanted every year to produce good-quality corms and cormels. The life cycle of Amorphophallus paeoniifolius is almost identical to that...

Author(s)
Lebot, V.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243369)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Synergic effects of rhizobacteria: increasing use of halophytes in a changing world.

Halophytes have special features that enable them to adapt to saline environments. They are also associated with some microbiomes, which play an important role in their survival and special adaptation to adverse situations. Among them, bacteria intimately associated with plant tissues may interact...

Author(s)
Mesa-Marín, J.; Mateos-Naranjo, E.; Rodríguez-Llorente, I. D.; Pajuelo, E.; Redondo-Gómez, S.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394330)
Type
Book chapter

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