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Cover for Fly populations and problems in a changing climate.

The geographic expansion and development rate of flies are climate-induced. Their importance as potential vectors of diseases and as forensic tools depends on where flies can occur in large numbers and the suitable habitats for their distribution. This chapter examines the effects of environmental...

Author(s)
Sallam, M. F.; Pereira, R. M.; Koehler, P. G.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645377)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Bactrocera</i> species that pose a threat to Florida: <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">B. carambolae</i> and <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">B. invadens</i>.

This chapter describes the host range, colonization ability, taxonomic status, mating behaviour, oviposition, adult feeding, life stages, geographical distribution, sampling and monitoring techniques, economic importance, and control tactics (including male annihilation and foliage baiting) of two ...

Author(s)
Malavasi, A.; Midgarden, D.; Meyer, M. de
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938291)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Phytophthora capsici</i> in the eastern USA.

Phytophthora capsici was first documented in the eastern USA in Florida in 1931 and was subsequently reported in New York in 1935, New Jersey around 1970, South Carolina in 1994, Michigan in 1997 and Illinois in 1999. The host range, epidemiology in the eastern USA, isolating from plant tissue,...

Author(s)
Granke, L.; Quesada-Ocampo, L.; Hausbeck, M.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780640938)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Towards reliable mapping of biosecurity risk: incorporating uncertainty and decision makers' risk aversion.

Pest risk maps are an important source of decision support when devising strategies to minimize introductions of invasive organisms and mitigate their impacts. When possible management responses to an invader include costly or socially sensitive activities, decision makers tend to follow a more...

Author(s)
Yemshanov, D.; Koch, F. H.; Ducey, M.; Haack, R. A.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643595)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Recent adventive scale insects (Hemiptera: Coccoidea) and whiteflies (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae) in Florida and the Caribbean region.

This chapter focuses on recent invasions of scales (Hemiptera: Coccoidea) and whiteflies (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae) as a result of international trade among Florida and the countries and territories that comprise the Caribbean region. The data presented in table format are derived primarily from the...

Author(s)
Stocks, I.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938291)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Litchi and longan: botany, production and uses.

Litchi and the related fruit longan are grown extensively in China and South East Asia, as well as in Australia, Florida (USA), southern Europe and southern Africa. This book represents the only comprehensive balanced and internationally focused publication on these fruits. It covers all aspects of ...

Author(s)
Menzel, C. M.; Waite, G. K.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996967)
Type
Book

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