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Cover for Taxonomy, origin and importance of the <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Apiaceae</i> family.

Apiaceae is a plant family comprising at the present time 466 genera and about 3800 species. It is distributed nearly worldwide, but is most diverse in temperate climatic areas, such as Eurasia and North America. It is quite rare in tropical humid regions where it is limited to high mountains....

Author(s)
Reduron, J. P.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789240955)
Type
Book chapter
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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 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 Noctuid (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) pests of canola in North America.

Rape is attacked by a complex of species in the family Noctuidae (Lepidoptera). These species are highly variable in terms of feeding behaviour, region of occurrence and timing of different life stages. This chapter summarizes general information on these pests, their natural enemies (parasitoids,...

Author(s)
Floate, K. D.; Hervet, V. A.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648200)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Climate change and the new dynamics of urban pest management in North America.

Climate change will affect the pest management industry and pest management professionals (PMPs) in many ways. This chapter evaluates these effects by first examining direct, or primary, effects on the businesses and on the PMPs that are providing hands-on services, with a focus on the North...

Author(s)
Sims, S. R.; Appel, A. G.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645377)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Infectious hematopoietic necrosis virus.

Infectious hematopoietic necrosis virus (IHNV), the aetiologic agent of infectious haematopoietic necrosis (IHN), is a major viral pathogen of salmonids that causes serious economic losses worldwide. IHNV causes acute clinical infections and sudden mortalities in fry and juveniles and is...

Author(s)
Dhar, A. K.; Robles-Sikisaka, R.; Orry, A.; Allnutt, F. C. T.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644172)
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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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
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