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Cover for Dill.

Dill (Anethum graveolens) is cultivated worldwide as a fresh or dried herb and for essential oil. Indian dill, formerly classified as Anethum sowa, is a botanical variety of A. graveolens that predominates in India and South-east Asia. Dill is believed to have originated in the eastern...

Author(s)
Passam, H. C.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789240955)
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 British and Irish butterflies: an island perspective.

This book provides a brief overview of the fast developing research on the butterflies of the islands over the past 20 years. The first three chapters introduce basic topics in island biogeography, past environments and aspects of butterfly biology and study. Chapters 4 to 6 drop down in scale from ...

Author(s)
Dennis, R. L. H.; Hardy, P. B.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786395061)
Type
Book
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Cover for Island associations and species affinities: geographical influences.

In this chapter, as a first step, a brief overview of all European islands is presented. These present an island biogeography context for the butterfly faunas of the British mainland and Ireland, the two micro-continents, which act as key sources of species for the host of surrounding satellite...

Author(s)
Dennis, R. L. H.; Hardy, P. B.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786395061)
Type
Book chapter
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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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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 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
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Cover for Phocine distemper virus.

The structure, genetics and biology of phocine distemper virus (PDV) are reviewed in this chapter. Covered in detail are the structure, diversity, taxonomy, molecular interactions with hosts, clinical and pathological impacts, host range and global distribution of PDV. The epidemiology and...

Author(s)
Goodman, S.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641799)
Type
Book chapter
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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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