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Cover for The time frame in butterfly biology systems.

This chapter briefly examines the butterfly fossil record, models of larval host plant-butterfly coevolution, and reconstructions of butterfly phylogenies and butterfly taxonomic origins amid massive changes in global climate, 'co-evolution' with their larval host plants, and implications of host...

Author(s)
Dennis, R. L. H.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243574)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Medical and veterinary pests.

This book chapter describes some medical and veterinary pests, separating these micropredators from true ectoparasites because of the clear distinctions in their taxonomy, structure, biology and ecology, as follows.

Author(s)
Freeman, B. E.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241181)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Aroids: taxonomy and botany.

This chapter focuses on the classification, plant morphology, and cytology of major cultivated and related Araceae species.

Author(s)
Lebot, V.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243369)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Taxonomy and biodiversity.

This chapter contains questions about the system used to name organisms, their classification, and the diversity of life on Earth.

Author(s)
Rees, P. A.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789247572)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Taxonomy, botany and physiology.

This chapter provides information on the taxonomy and systematics, phylogeny, botany, juvenility, phenology, reproduction, plant development, and physiology of pomegranate.

Author(s)
Narzary, D.; Yazdanbakhsh, N.; Rana, T. S.
ISBN
2021 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789240764)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Obligate ectoparasites of cattle: lice and mange mites.

This chapter briefly describes the taxonomy and life cycle of lice and mange mites. The clinical presentation and effects on cattle performance of chorioptic (Chorioptes bovis), sarcoptic (Sarcoptes scabiei), psoroptic (Psoroptes ovis) and demodectic (Demodex bovis and D. ghanensis) mange, and the...

Author(s)
Forbes, A. B.
ISBN
2021 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789245158)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Introduction.

This chapter provides a brief description of the origins, evolution and taxonomy of various butterfly species. Information on the courtship and mating behaviours of some selected Lepidopterans are also presented.

Author(s)
Cannon, R. J. C.
ISBN
2020 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789242638)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for What are cucurbits?

This chapter focuses on distribution and ecology, nomenclature, taxonomy, morphology and anatomy, and growth and development of cucurbits.

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 Catering for taxa and phylogenies.

In biological systems, there are no perfect relationships. The existence of such variety in butterflies, the distinctiveness of higher taxa, in itself suggests that different strategies are used to solve many of the same problems. However satisfying a set of relationships in life history, behaviour ...

Author(s)
Dennis, R. L. H.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243574)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Taxonomic constraints in biological systems.

This chapter focuses on the primary factors that place constraints on butterfly biology systems. Information is provided on taxonomic differences and a brief exploration of the division within butterflies is discussed.

Author(s)
Dennis, R. L. H.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243574)
Type
Book chapter

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