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Cover for Basics of fleas.

This chapter includes questions and answers related to the nature, morphology, existence, life cycle, survival, reproduction, infestation, location/geographical distribution, spread and seasonality of dog and cat fleas.

Author(s)
Elsheikha, H. M.; Wright, I.; Dryden, M. W.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245486)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Butterfly databases.

This chapter focuses on butterfly databases, which encompass all aspects of butterfly biology, including taxonomy and systematic relationships; distributions underlying atlases; resources, mainly consumer resources; and morphological data. Resource databases are not just valuable for raw data (e.g. ...

Author(s)
Dennis, R. L. H.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243574)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Section 7: Some interesting species- and genus-group names.

This section presents a list of some currently valid species- and genus-group names and their derivations applied to Culicidae. The sources of these names fall into the following broad categories: acronyms and institutions; cultures and peoples; habitats and plants; morphological traits;...

Author(s)
Harbach, R. E.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786399052)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Cyst nematodes - life cycle and economic importance.

This chapter focuses on the direct and indirect impacts on crop production, history, distribution, morphological characteristics, life cycle, syncytium, effect of abiotic factors and important species, pathotypes and races of cyst nematodes. Information on the symptoms associated with cyst nematode ...

Author(s)
Moens, M.; Perry, R. N.; Jones, J. T.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390837)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Pest management in organic hazelnut growing.

This chapter presents information on the various economically important arthropod and insect pests of hazelnuts, their morphology, life cycle, damage and distribution. The efficacy of various methods (cultural, mechanical, biological and chemical) in the management of these hazelnut pests are also...

Author(s)
Ozman-Sullivan, S. K.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780644998)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Pest management in organic almond.

This paper presents information on the major and minor insect pests of almonds (morphology, life cycle, damage and distribution). Notes on the various methods (cultural, biological and chemical, among others) used in the management of these insect pests under organic almond production are also...

Author(s)
Baspİnar, H.; Doll, D.; Jhalendra Rijal
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780644998)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Biology, ecology and management of pollen beetle <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Brassicogethes viridescens</i> (Coleoptera: Nitidulidae).

Pollen bettle, B. viridescens, is well established in eastern North America and there is real potential for it to spread to the major rape-growing regions of western Canada. This chapter describes the morphology, life cycle, ecology (host plant and damage), distribution, monitoring and management,...

Author(s)
Noronha, C.; Mason, P. G.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648200)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Status of entomopathogenic nematodes in integrated pest management strategies in Pakistan.

This chapter provides detailed information on indigenous entomophilic nematodes regarding their distribution, identification (based on morphological and molecular characterization), mass production, biology, virulence, formulation, application (in vegetable and arable crop protection) and...

Author(s)
Shahina Fayyaz; Firoza Kazi; Khanum, T. A.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390004)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The handbook of mites of economic plants: identification, bio-ecology and control.

This book contains 23 chapters divided into 2 parts. The first part focuses on mite taxonomy, external and internal morphology, fundamental aspects of mite bio-ecology, mite collection and laboratory studies, damage caused by mites, the means and the strategies of mite control and the history of...

Author(s)
Vacante, V.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939946)
Type
Book
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Cover for The family Histiostomatidae Berlese.

This chapter focuses on the diagnostic characteristics, economic importance, geographical distribution, host plants and other biological hosts and bio-ecology of members of the family Histiostomatidae. Information on the symptomatology and damage of these pests and the various methods used in their ...

Author(s)
Vacante, V.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939946)
Type
Book chapter

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