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Cover for Production and growing regions.

This chapter focuses on pomegranate production and growing regions in Iran, India, China, Spain, Turkey, Afghanistan, Egypt, USA, Azerbaijan, Tunisia, Morocco, Italy, Greece, Israel, Portugal, Albania, Southern Hemisphere, Peru, South Africa, Chile and Australia.

Author(s)
Ferrara, G.; Selahvarzi, Y.; Ahmadpourmir, H.; Mazzeo, A.; Giancaspro, A.
ISBN
2021 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789240764)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Yams: origin and history.

Dioscorea spp. are found throughout the tropics, and different species of edible yams have been domesticated independently in America, Africa, Madagascar, South and South-east Asia, Australia and Melanesia. This chapter focuses on the domestication, discovery, and present geographical distribution...

Author(s)
Lebot, V.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243369)
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 History and management - Australia and Pacific.

Parthenium weed (Parthenium hysterophorus) is now recognized as a major invasive weed worldwide. Yet in the 1950s, when it was first discovered in Australia, it was an almost unknown plant. International research on parthenium weed did not start until the 1970s, after reports of increasing health...

Author(s)
McFadyen, R.; Kunjithapatham Dhileepan; Day, M.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780645254)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for An introduction to the 'demon plant' parthenium weed.

Research on parthenium weed (Parthenium hysterophorus) is in progress in many countries, including Australia, India, South Africa, Ethiopia, Pakistan, Bangladesh, China, Sri Lanka and Nepal. This book, with contributions from expert researchers with extensive involvement in parthenium weed research ...

Author(s)
Adkins, S. W.; Asad Shabbir; Dhileepan, K.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780645254)
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 Animal, vegetable, or ...? A case study in using animal-health monitoring design tools to solve a plant-health surveillance problem.

Biosecurity managers are often responsible for designing the surveys that are used to demonstrate pest absence from a region or country. This design process involves determining the number of locations to measure and choosing the locations from which survey information is collected (the sampling...

Author(s)
Hester, S.; Sergeant, E.; Robinson, A. P.; Schult, G.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643595)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Invasive plants in a rapidly changing climate: an Australian perspective.

Invasive plants in Australia are currently among the greatest threats to native biological diversity and a significant cost to agriculture. The impact of climate change is projected to be particularly significant for Australia and will add to and change the impact of invasive plants on natural and...

Author(s)
Webber, B. L.; Klinken, R. D. van; Scott, J. K.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641645)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Process-based pest risk mapping using Bayesian networks and GIS.

Predicting the potential distribution of invasive alien pests (i.e. habitat suitability modelling) and their potential spread from existing populations (i.e. habitat susceptibility modelling) is critical to guide management responses at local, regional and national scales. We use the management of...

Author(s)
Klinken, R. D. van; Murray, J. V.; Smith, C.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643946)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for A brief appraisal of genus <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Potamogeton</i> L. in the Kashmir valley.

This chapter briefly covers the geographical distribution (Asia, South America, North America, Europe, Australia and Africa), growth form and habitat preference, modes of reproduction, and invasion status of Potamogeton spp. in Kashmir Valley, India.

Author(s)
Ganie, A. H.; Reshi, Z. A.; Wafai, B. A.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939076)
Type
Book chapter

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