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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 Biology of <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Mikania micrantha</i> H.B.K.: a review.

This chapter describes the geographical distribution (including Asia, and Central and South America), morphology, reproductive potential, growth, flowering, chemical composition, allelopathic effects, ecological impact, and management (biological and chemical methods) of M. micrantha.

Author(s)
Tripathi, R. S.; Khan, M. L.; Yadav, A. S.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939076)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The citrus orthezia, <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Praelongorthezia praelonga</i> (Douglas) (Hemiptera: Ortheziidae), a potential invasive species.

The citrus orthezia, Praelongorthezia praelonga (Hemiptera: Ortheziidae), is a highly polyphagous scale insect that causes plant damage both directly by its feeding and indirectly due to its associated sooty moulds (generally caused by a fungus, Capnodium sp.). This Neotropical species currently is ...

Author(s)
Kondo, T.; Peronti, A. L.; Kozár, F.; Szita, É.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938291)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Poisonous plants affecting livestock in Central America, with emphasis on Panama.

This chapter presents the poisonous plants affecting livestock in Central America, with emphasis on Panama. The data presented here were obtained from field surveys and necropsies in 1994-95, 2000-01 and 2009. Only plants that induce spontaneous intoxication on livestock raised under range...

Author(s)
Armién, A. G.; Peixoto, P. V.; Tokarnia, C. H.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938338)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
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Cover for Which haystack? Climate matching to narrow the search for weed biological control agents.

The shrub Chromolaena odorata (L.) King and Robinson (Asteraceae) is highly invasive in southeastern Africa and is the subject of a South African biological control programme. The biotype of C. odorata growing in South Africa differs in several respects from the more common type noted to be...

Author(s)
Robertson, M. P.; Zachariades, C.; Kriticos, D. J.
ISBN
2008 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845935061)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
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Cover for North and Central America Jerusalem crickets (Orthoptera: Stenopelmatidae): taxonomy, distribution, life cycle, ecology and related biology of the American species.

This paper deals with the taxonomy, geographical distribution, life cycle, ecology, defensive mechanisms, regeneration, karyotypes and endangered species of the North and Central America Jerusalem crickets (Orthoptera; Stenopelmatidae).

Author(s)
Weissman, D. B.
ISBN
2001 CABI (H ISBN 9780851994086)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The viruses and virus diseases of cassava.

The history, symptoms, distribution and prevalence, aetiology, epidemiology and control of cassava viral diseases from Africa, South/Central America and Asia/Pacific are discussed.

Author(s)
Calvert, L. A.; Thresh, J. M.
ISBN
2001 CABI (H ISBN 9780851995243)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Vaginulidae in Central America, with emphasis on the bean slug <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Sarasinula plebeia</i> (Fischer).

The history of vaginulid (slugs belonging to the Vaginulidae) infestation in Central America; morphology of Belocaulus angustipes, Diplosolenodes occidentalis, Leidyula moreleti and Sarasinula plebeia (four of the major species of vaginulids in Central America); importance of S. plebeia as a major...

Author(s)
Rueda, A.; Caballero, R.; Kaminsky, R.; Andrews, K. L.
ISBN
2002 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851993201)
Type
Book chapter

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