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Cover for Climate change and urban human health.

This chapter focuses on how to use research to build a resilient city facing the hazards posed by climate change. It takes into account all the interrelationships between climate and pests in cities. It presents an overview of the scientific knowledge on urban health outcomes and their...

Author(s)
Barata, M. M. de L.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645377)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Climate change impacts on urban pests.

This book reviews the influence of climate change on urban and public pests such as mosquitoes, flies, ticks, and wood pests (such as termites), with respect to population, distribution, disease, damage and control. Consisting of 13 chapters, the book systematically addresses how the impact of...

Author(s)
Dhang, P.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645377)
Type
Book
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Cover for Climate change and urban pest management.

This chapter presents a general review on how climate change could affect the population dynamics, distribution, density and diversity of urban pests, as well as their management. Particular focus is given on mosquitoes, flies, termites, ants, ticks, and cockroaches. Temperature, the primary...

Author(s)
Dhang, P.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645377)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Termites and a changing climate.

To understand how termites react to changing climatic conditions, it is important to first explore what termites are and the parameters that control their bio-ecology. This chapter first reviews the factors that limit termite behaviour, including food, water, reproduction, and dispersal. It then...

Author(s)
Ewart, D.; Nunes, L.; Troya, T. de; Kutnik, M.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645377)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Climate change and vectorborne diseases in the urban ecosystem in India.

This chapter explores the impact of climate change on the ecology and breeding behaviour of mosquito vectors and on the transmission of mosquito-borne diseases (MBDs) in urban areas of India. These MBDs include malaria, dengue, chikungunya, and lymphatic filariasis. The different climatic zones in...

Author(s)
Dhiman, R. C.; Poonam Singh
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645377)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Climate change and its effect on urban mosquitoes in South America.

This chapter reviews available evidence on the impact of climate change on the distribution of urban mosquitoes in South America, and on the transmission of mosquito-borne diseases of humans and animals. The following vector-pathogen pairs are covered: Aedes and arboviruses (e.g. Dengue virus,...

Author(s)
Lima-Camara, T. N. de; Honório, N. A.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645377)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Urbanization, climate change and malaria transmission in sub-Saharan Africa.

This chapter explores the factors leading to urban migration in Sub-Saharan Africa, the impact of climate on the behaviour of malaria vectors (Anopheles spp.) in Africa, and the effects of climate change, urbanization, urban agriculture, and human settlement, activities and lifestyle on vector...

Author(s)
Kweka, E. J.; Mazigo, H. D.; Himeidan, Y. E.; Morona, D.; Munga, S.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645377)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Innovative formulations useful for area-wide application suitable for climate change.

This chapter provides an overview of the impact of climate change on pest management strategies, and discusses a number of novel technologies, such as the use of 3D-IPNS (3-Dimensional Immobilizing Polymer Network Structure) acting through a physical mechanism, which is a completely new and...

Author(s)
Liszka, D.; Swietoslawski, P.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645377)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Climate change effects on urban pest insects.

This chapter discusses the possible effects of climate change on the population dynamics of insect pests in urban areas, and describes several key traits that are likely to govern the sensitivity of insect pests to climate change. It also describes the different types of insect pests. To be known...

Author(s)
Comont, R. F.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645377)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Impact of climate change on medically important ticks in Europe and their control.

This chapter reviews the occurrence and distribution of medically important ticks (such as Ixodes ricinus, Dermacentor reticulatus and Haemaphysalis punctata) in Europe, and discusses how these have been affected by climate change. It presents evidence of the impact of climate change on tick...

Author(s)
Gliniewicz, A.; Karbowiak, G.; Mikulak, E.; Supergan-Marwicz, M.; Królasik, A.; Myślewicz, J.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645377)
Type
Book chapter

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