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Cover for Pest management and phytosanitary trade barriers.

This book comprises 13 chapters discussing pest management and phytosanitary trade barriers; agricultural warfare and bioterrorism using invasive species; managing risk of pest introduction; and postharvest phytosanitary disinfestation.

Author(s)
Heather, N. W.; Hallman, G. J.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845933432)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Pest management and phytosanitary trade barriers.

This chapter discusses pest management and enumerates some reasons for phytosanitary barriers to trade, and mentions the quarantine of some regulated pests and their origins.

Author(s)
Heather, N. W.; Hallman, G. J.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845933432)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Agricultural warfare and bioterrorism using invasive species.

This chapter discusses bioterrorism using invasive species, some probable agents of agricultural targeted aggression, and pest-transmitted plant pathogens.

Author(s)
Heather, N. W.; Hallman, G. J.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845933432)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Plant regulatory organizations.

This chapter enumerates some regional plant protection organizations and professional societies; and their activities in plant pest control.

Author(s)
Heather, N. W.; Hallman, G. J.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845933432)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Managing risk of pest introduction, establishment and spread in a changing world.

This chapter discusses some methods of managing risk of pest Introduction, establishment and spread. Some recommendations for pest risk analysis are mentioned.

Author(s)
Heather, N. W.; Hallman, G. J.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845933432)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Development of postharvest phytosanitary disinfestation treatments.

This chapter discusses the development of a postharvest pest management system, and the following topics were included: types of treatments; commodity characteristics; pest identity; test populations of quarantine pests; rearing, holding and treatment facilities; target stage of pest; dose-response ...

Author(s)
Heather, N. W.; Hallman, G. J.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845933432)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Disinfestation with cold.

This chapter discusses the use of cold treatment to control quarantine pests, the benefit and disadvantages of cold treatment, and cold resistance in pests (at different life stages).

Author(s)
Heather, N. W.; Hallman, G. J.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845933432)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Phytosanitation with ionizing radiation.

This chapter discusses phytosanitation with ionizing radiation and the mode of action of irradiation on arthropod pests. The effective rates against some important quarantine pests are mentioned.

Author(s)
Heather, N. W.; Hallman, G. J.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845933432)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Disinfestation by fumigation.

This chapter discusses the use of fumigants to control plant pests and storage pests. The efficacies of some specific fumigants are described. The environmental impact and adverse effects of some of the fumigants are discussed.

Author(s)
Heather, N. W.; Hallman, G. J.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845933432)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Disinfestation with modified (controlled) atmosphere storage.

This chapter discusses the use of modified atmosphere as phytosanitary treatment against pests of fresh fruits, vegetables and cut flowers. The major disadvantages for its use on fresh commodities are the extended times required at low temperatures for complete pest mortality and the complicated...

Author(s)
Heather, N. W.; Hallman, G. J.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845933432)
Type
Book chapter