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Cover for Mapping endangered areas for pest risk analysis.

This chapter provides guidance on mapping risks posed by invasive alien species to support pest risk analysis (PRA), the process required to justify phytosanitary measures. Because pest risk mapping can be challenging and resource-intensive, the situations in which risk maps are particularly useful ...

Author(s)
Baker, R.; Eyre, D.; Brunel, S.; Dupin, M.; Reynaud, P.; Jarošík, V.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643946)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Insect resistance to genetically modified crops.

Crops genetically modified to produce crystal (Cry) toxins from Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt) for insect control can reduce reliance on conventional insecticides. Evolution of resistance to Bt toxins by insect populations is the primary threat to the continued success of this approach. Resistance of...

Author(s)
Tabashnik, B. E.; Carrière, Y.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934095)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for European commercial genetically modified plantings and field trials.

Genetically modified (GM) maize crops expressing the Cry1Ab toxin from Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt maize) have been cultivated in Spain on a commercial scale since 1998, reaching an area of about 75,000 ha (around 21% of total maize-growing area) in 2007. A post-market environmental monitoring plan...

Author(s)
Ortego, F.; Pons, X.; Albajes, R.; Castañera, P.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934095)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Integrated pest management in the Mediterranean region: the case of Catalonia, Spain.

This chapter describes research, education, extension and technology transfer efforts in integrated pest management (IPM); case studies on the implementation of IPM in tomato, apple and pear; and achievements and main constraints in IPM implementation (research, extension, education, training,...

Author(s)
Albajes, R.; Sarasúa, M. J.; Avilla, J.; Arnó, J.; Gabarra, R.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996523)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Effects of management on acorn production and viability in holm-oak dehesas.

In this work we analyse the effect of different management treatments of dehesas, namely rotational cereal cultivation (C), continuous grazing (G) and reduced grazing with invasion by matorral (M), on acorn crop and percentage of seeds lost to abortion or infestation by weevil (Curculio) and moth (...

Author(s)
Pulido, F. J.; García, E.; Obrador, J. J.; Montero, M. J.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9781845930011)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper

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