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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 Eden's Garden of South America.

This chapter reviews the history of human colonization of the abundant land of South America, and the subsequent introduction of Old World diseases, such as malaria and yellow fever, in the region, particularly through international slave trade. A brief description of the transmission route and...

Author(s)
Webber, R.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646824)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Climate change and its effect on urban mosquitoes in South America.

This chapter reviews available evidence on the impact of climate change on the distribution of urban mosquitoes in South America, and on the transmission of mosquito-borne diseases of humans and animals. The following vector-pathogen pairs are covered: Aedes and arboviruses (e.g. Dengue virus,...

Author(s)
Lima-Camara, T. N. de; Honório, N. A.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645377)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Invasion of exotic arthropods in South America's biodiversity hotspots and agro-production systems.

This chapter presents a study attempting to document the most significant arthropod invasions in mainland South America, with particular emphasis on scales (e.g., Coccidae, Diaspididae and Pseudococcidae). A regional species inventory was developed, based upon (gray) literature revision, and...

Author(s)
Wyckhuys, K. A. G.; Kondo, T.; Herrera, B. V.; Miller, D. R.; Naranjo, N.; Hyman, G.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938291)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Biology, ecology and management of the South American tomato pinworm, <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Tuta absoluta</i>.

This chapter focuses on the South American tomato pinworm Tuta absoluta (i) origin, spread and current distribution; (ii) basic but critical information regarding bioecology; (iii) rearing techniques; (iv) known host plants; (v) sampling and monitoring techniques; and (vi) control methods available ...

Author(s)
Urbaneja, A.; Desneux, N.; Gabarra, R.; Arnó, J.; González-Cabrera, J.; Mafra Neto, A.; Stoltman, L.; Pinto, A. de S.; Parra, J. R. P.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938291)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The tomato fruit borer, <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Neoleucinodes elegantalis</i> (Guenée) (Lepidoptera: Crambidae), an insect pest of neotropical Solanaceous fruits.

The tomato fruit borer, N. elegantalis (Lepidoptera: Crambidae) is one of the most important pests in the production of Solanaceae in South America. This chapter reports several aspects of its biology (including life cycle and morphology), habits, geographical range, monitoring and sampling...

Author(s)
Montilla, A. E. D.; Solis, M. A.; Kondo, T.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938291)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Gall midges (Cecidomyiidae) attacking horticultural crops in the Caribbean region and South America.

Gall midges are a major problem of horticultural crops (tomatoes, potatoes, asparagus, pepper) in the Caribbean region and in South America. This chapter describes the hot pepper (Capsicum chinense) gall midge (HPGM) classified as Contarinia spp., undetermined species, and Prodiplosis longifila....

Author(s)
Goldsmith, J.; Castillo, J.; Clarke-Harris, D.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938291)
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
Book chapter
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Cover for Mycobacterial infections in camelids.

This book chapter describes the epidemiological, clinical and pathological features of TB in South American camelids (llamas and alpacas) in Great Britain, as well as the available diagnostic tests and disease control strategies. The extent of mycobacterial diseases in South American camelids...

Author(s)
Rhodes, S.; Crawshaw, T.; Rua-Domenech, R. de la; Bradford, S.; Lyashchenko, K. P.; Mamo, G.; Summers, D.; Wernery, U.; Zanolari, P.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643960)
Type
Book chapter

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