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Cover for Roost and rest sites - taking a break.

Roosting involves periods of inactivity but, for all that, is a crucial part of butterfly behaviour. Nighttime roosting and equivalent intervals of inactivity in adult butterflies (enforced daylight roosting, daytime resting; adult hibernation) are primarily ones of inertia; nevertheless, they...

Author(s)
Dennis, R. L. H.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243574)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Protecting Biscayne's underwater treasures.

Visitors to Biscayne National Park have the opportunity to explore globally important, biologically diverse underwater habitats. However, when recreational boaters cross though shallow waters, anchor, or become grounded on seagrass meadows or coral reefs, significant resource damage can occur...

Author(s)
Manning, R. E.; Anderson, L. E.; Pettengill, P. R.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786391025)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Bactrocera</i> species that pose a threat to Florida: <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">B. carambolae</i> and <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">B. invadens</i>.

This chapter describes the host range, colonization ability, taxonomic status, mating behaviour, oviposition, adult feeding, life stages, geographical distribution, sampling and monitoring techniques, economic importance, and control tactics (including male annihilation and foliage baiting) of two ...

Author(s)
Malavasi, A.; Midgarden, D.; Meyer, M. de
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938291)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Biorational tree-fruit pest management.

This book contains 9 chapters that cover topics on: conceptual framework for integrated pest management of tree-fruit pests; the evolution of key tree-fruit pests (classical cases); functional and behavioural ecology of tree-fruit pests; how do key tree-fruit pests detect and colonize their hosts...

Author(s)
Aluja, M.; Leskey, T. C.; Vincent, C.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934842)
Type
Book
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Cover for First-time and repeat visitors to Orlando, Florida: a comparative analysis of destination satisfaction.

The chapter compares first-time and repeat visitors satisfaction with Orlando, Florida, USA. Data are obtained from 467 visitors from the UK in September 2001. Factor analysis of subjects' ratings on 22 'performance' attributes produced 5 factors: 'primary'; 'secondary' and 'tertiary' attractions;...

Author(s)
Fallon, P.; Schofield, P.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851997490)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Behavioural and ecological considerations for managing bird damage to cultivated fruit.

The use of non-lethal approaches to bird-damage management based on concepts of optimal feeding behaviour is discussed. These approaches include the application of chemical repellent to the crop, reducing the quality of crop as a food source for birds through selective breeding and provision of...

Author(s)
Avery, M. L.
ISBN
2002 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995250)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper

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