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Cover for Management of the Asian citrus psyllid in Asia.

This chapter focuses on the origin and spread, pest status, current distribution and influence of abiotic factors, chemical control, spread of huanglongbing, insecticide resistance, natural enemies, plant volatiles, and physical control of the Asian citrus psyllid. Citrus industries and orchards...

Author(s)
Beattie, G. A. C.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394088)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Dill.

Dill (Anethum graveolens) is cultivated worldwide as a fresh or dried herb and for essential oil. Indian dill, formerly classified as Anethum sowa, is a botanical variety of A. graveolens that predominates in India and South-east Asia. Dill is believed to have originated in the eastern...

Author(s)
Passam, H. C.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789240955)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Arthropod pests.

This chapter describes the major pests of Citrus and the recent changes in their distribution. These pests include the Asian citrus psyllid (Diaphorina citri), citrus leafminer (Phyllocnistis citrella), root weevil (Diaprepes abbreviatus), citrus rust mite (Phyllocoptruta oleivora), and nematodes....

Author(s)
Albrigo, L. G.; Stelinski, L. L.; Timmer, L. W.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938154)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for General introduction.

This chapter provides information on Bactrocera as pests, as well as introducing their value as model organisms for broader scientific research. The discovery of Bactrocera tryoni in Auckland, New Zealand, in 2015, and the immediate steps done to control its spread are also outlined.

Author(s)
Clarke, A. R.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789241822)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Pests, diseases and weeds.

This chapter describes some pineapple soil-borne pests (including nematodes and arthropods) and pathogens of the roots; weeds; pests and pathogens of the shoot and fruit; and their management, using cultural, chemical, biological, genetic (breeding for resistance and genetic engineering) control...

Author(s)
Sipes, B.; Matos, A. P. de
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786393302)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Nematode parasites of cereals.

This chapter provides an insight into the economically important nematode pests of cereal grains other than rice, such as maize, wheat, barley, sorghum, millet, oat and rye. It details the distribution, biology and life cycle, damage potential and economic importance of major nematode pests. Viable ...

Author(s)
Dababat, A. A.; Fourie, H.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391247)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Nematode parasites of potato and sweet potato.

This chapter describes the nematode parasites of potato (Solanum tuberosum) and sweet potato (Ipomoea batatas). Information is given on their origin and distribution, biology, symptoms of damage, spread, environmental factors affecting parasitism, other hosts, disease complexes, economic...

Author(s)
Niere, B.; Karuri, H. W.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391247)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Nematode parasites of tropical root and tuber crops (excluding potatoes).

This chapter describes the nematode parasites of root and tuber crops, including cassava (Manihot esculenta), yams (Dioscorea spp.), taro (Colocasia esculenta) and tannia (Xanthosoma spp.). Information is given on their distribution, biology and life cycle, symptoms of damage, environmental factors ...

Author(s)
Coyne, D.; Affokpon, A.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391247)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Nematode parasites of food legumes.

This chapter describes the nematode parasites of food legumes, including broad bean, chickpea, lentil, mung bean, cowpea, soyabean, common bean (Phaseolus vulgaris) and pigeon pea. Information is given on their distribution, biology, symptoms of damage, survival and means of dissemination, economic ...

Author(s)
Sikora, R. A.; Claudius-Cole, B.; Sikora, E. J.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391247)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Nematode parasites of vegetables.

This chapter describes the nematode parasites of vegetables. Information is given on their distribution, biology and life cycle, symptoms of damage, environmental factors affecting parasitism, biological races, survival and means of dissemination, other hosts, disease complexes and economic...

Author(s)
Hallmann, J.; Meressa, B. H.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391247)
Type
Book chapter

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