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Cover for Emergence of antimicrobial resistance and interaction between humans, animals and environment.

This chapter discussed the management of antimicrobial resistance (AMR) under the One Health programme and presents examples of AMR in hospital germs circulating between animals and humans as well as discussed some evidences of environmental-animal-human AMR exchange.

Author(s)
Szelecsenyi, A.; Meier, H.; Spinner, K.; Vonaesch, P. C.; Zinsstag, J.; Widmer, A. F.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242577)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Brucellosis surveillance and control: a case for one health.

This chapter describes a One Health approach to Brucella melitensis, B. abortus and B. suis for epidemiological assessments, surveillance and laboratory capacity, cross-sector economics and practical control options in Central Asia and Sahelian Africa.

Author(s)
Schelling, E.; Kasymbekov, J.; Baljinnyam, Z.; Roth, F.; Dean, A.; Zinsstag, J.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242577)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Ticks and tick-borne disease.

This chapter focuses on Ixodes ricinus and its role as a vector of several tick-borne diseases of ruminants in Northern Europe. Subject headings are: the sheep tick, Ixodes ricinus; life cycle; questing; seasonality; habitats; host diversity; adverse effects of ticks and tick-borne diseases; tick...

Author(s)
Forbes, A. B.
ISBN
2021 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789245158)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Crude oil pollution II. Effects of the <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Deepwater Horizon</i> contamination on sediment toxicity in the Gulf of Mexico.

The Deepwater Horizon accident and subsequent oil spill released between 3.2 and 6.2 million barrels (509-986 million litres) of oil. Following capping of the well site, a series of cruises was undertaken from September through October 2010 to determine if oil had reached the bottom and if sediment ...

Author(s)
Montagna, P. A.; Arismendez, S. S.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394675)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Engineering pest tolerance.

This chapter summarizes the ways in which genetic engineering has been used to improve the survival, growth, and defence against various pests of poplar (Populus spp.).

Author(s)
Meilan, R.; Kirst, M.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643502)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Fleas and pets.

This chapter includes questions and answers on the causes and signs of flea infestation of dogs and cats, whether fleas can kill, effect of grooming, why fleas bite, how to spot a flea, how to determine if a dog or cat has fleas, the difference of fleas with lice and ticks, how to take fleas off a...

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 Fleas and people.

This chapter includes questions and answers on whether humans can get fleas when sharing a bed with pets, human host preference of fleas, whether fleas can kill humans, look of cat and dog flea bites on humans, allergic reaction to flea bites, cat scratch disease transmission among cats and between ...

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 Diseases and nematodes.

Cucurbits suffer from many diseases that are caused by bacteria, fungi (and oomycetes), nematodes, viruses and phytoplasmas. Disease pathogens attack cucurbits at every stage of development, from damping off at the beginning of germination to postharvest fruit rots. Reliable fruit yield and quality ...

Author(s)
Wehner, T. C.; Naegele, R. P.; Myers, J. R.; Dhillon, N. P. S.; Crosby, K.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392916)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Huanglongbing pathogens: acquisition, transmission and vector interactions.

This chapter provides information on the main components of the transmission process of Liberibacter asiaticus and other Huanglongbing (HLB)-associated bacteria, i.e. acquisition from infected plants, translocation from the gut into other organs and tissues of the vector, evidence for...

Author(s)
El-Desouky, A.; Shatters, R. G., Jr.; Heck, M.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394088)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Management objectives and integration of strategies for the Asian citrus psyllid.

Asian citrus psyllid (ACP) poses a major threat to citrus everywhere and is the prime focus of citrus pest management wherever it is present. The objective of psyllid management is to slow the establishment of the psyllid and disease by regulatory actions and also by regional 'eradication' efforts...

Author(s)
Stansly, P. A.; Qureshi, J. A.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394088)
Type
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