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Cover for Management of the Asian citrus psyllid in Asia.

This chapter focuses on the origin and spread, pest status, current distribution and influence of abiotic factors, chemical control, spread of huanglongbing, insecticide resistance, natural enemies, plant volatiles, and physical control of the Asian citrus psyllid. Citrus industries and orchards...

Author(s)
Beattie, G. A. C.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394088)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Parthenium weed: uses and abuses.

There has been a debate about the potential role of utilization in management of parthenium weed (Parthenium hysterophorus). A large volume of published material is available on potential uses of this weed and opportunities for further exploitation. This chapter critically reviews this published...

Author(s)
Nimal Chandrasena; Rao, A. N.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780645254)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Global epidemiology of <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Borreliella burgdorferi</i> infections.

This chapter provides an overview of the epidemiology of Borrelia burgdorferi infections in various regions of the world, underscoring similarities and differences across regions. The global distribution of principal Ixodes vectors of Lyme disease (LD) and associated genospecies of B. burgdorferi...

Author(s)
Mead, P. S.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392077)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Phylogeny and phylogeography of the genus <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Gymnocladus</i> and its close relatives.

In this chapter, an attempt has been made to understand the phylogeny and phylogeography of the genus Gymnocladus and its close relatives. Gymnocladus is a small archaic genus belonging to the family Leguminosae, having very few species and showing interesting patterns of distribution. The genus...

Author(s)
Choudhury, B. I.; Khan, M. L.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786391988)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Species overview.

This chapter includes a species overview of predatory birds with common name, scientific name, abbreviation, normal body weight range, typical diet, habitat, and reproductive details. Species are arranged by continent from Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, North America, and South and Central...

Author(s)
Scott, D. E.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647463)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Peste des petits ruminants virus.

Peste des petits ruminants (PPR) is an acute and highly contagious viral disease characterized by pyrexia, mucopurulent ocular and nasal discharge, conjunctivitis, erosion of the mucosae of the respiratory tract, bronchopneumonia and severe dehydration caused by acute diarrhoea. After its first...

Author(s)
Shabbir, M. Z.; Munir, M.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644172)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Basic biology and geographical distribution of tick species involved in the transmission of animal pathogens, including zoonoses.

This chapter describes the basic biology of a total of 25 important tick species (Ixodidae and Argasidae) endemic to part or all of the geographical region under consideration (Europe and Asia). Short accounts of their life cycles, geographical distributions and significance as vectors are given.

Author(s)
Farkas, R.; Estrada-Peña, A.; Jaenson, T. G. T.; Pascucci, I.; Madder, M.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938536)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Maps of reported occurrence of ticks.

This chapter presents the distributions of the vector ticks in the form of maps. Focus is given on Ixodidae and Argasidae.

Author(s)
Estrada-Peña, A.; Jaenson, T. G. T.; Farkas, R.; Pascucci, I.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938536)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Raspberries.

The history, classification and distribution, red raspberries (Rubus idaeus), raspberry life cycle, black raspberries, purple raspberries, yellow raspberries, species native to Europe, UK, Middle East, Asia, Oceania, North America are discussed.

Author(s)
Hummer, K.; Hall, H. K.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781845937911)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Distribution.

This chapter presents the distribution of quinoa (Chenopodium quinoa) in the Andean Region, South America (Bolivia, Peru, Chile, Ecuador, Argentina and Colombia), Europe, North America, Africa and Asia. The performance of quinoa in these regions is described, and an overview of research on quinoa...

Author(s)
Bhargava, A.; Srivastava, S.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642260)
Type
Book chapter

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