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Cover for Production and growing regions.

This chapter focuses on pomegranate production and growing regions in Iran, India, China, Spain, Turkey, Afghanistan, Egypt, USA, Azerbaijan, Tunisia, Morocco, Italy, Greece, Israel, Portugal, Albania, Southern Hemisphere, Peru, South Africa, Chile and Australia.

Author(s)
Ferrara, G.; Selahvarzi, Y.; Ahmadpourmir, H.; Mazzeo, A.; Giancaspro, A.
ISBN
2021 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789240764)
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 Freshwater ecosystems in North America with reference to the Great Lakes Basin.

This chapter focuses on biotic and abiotic changes (e.g. increases in water temperature, acidification of the aquatic environment, ice covers) in the Great Lakes Basin. The evidence presented in this chapter suggests that the Great Lakes will undergo many of the same type of changes in physical and ...

Author(s)
Kerckhove, D. T. de; Chu, C.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243277)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Gardens in the city: community, politics and place in San Diego, California.

After reviewing the relevant literature, this chapter investigates the geographic distribution of community gardens in the County of San Diego (California, USA) to identify the types of neighbourhoods where gardens are likely to grow. The chapter then considers three gardens, focusing on the...

Author(s)
Bosco, F. J.; Joassart-Marcelli, P.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647326)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Survival of Formosan subterranean termite colonies during periods of flooding.

The Formosan subterranean termite, Coptotermes formosanus, is an invasive pest in USA and has become successfully established in areas of the south-eastern USA and Hawaii. Immediately after the Hurricane Katrina flooding in New Orleans, Louisiana in August 2005, the question of subterranean termite ...

Author(s)
Cottone, C.; Su NanYao
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645377)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
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 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
CABI Book Chapter Info
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 Following the transportation trail to anticipate human-mediated invasions in terrestrial ecosystems.

Freight transportation is an important pathway for introduction and dissemination of invasive alien species. Identifying the final destination of imports is critical in determining the likelihood of introduction by invasive alien species. In this chapter, we used the Freight Analysis Framework...

Author(s)
Colunga-Garcia, M.; Haack, R. A.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643946)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Estimating spread rates of non-native species: the gypsy moth as a case study.

Estimating rates of spread and generating projections of future range expansion for invasive alien species is a key process in the development of management guidelines and policy. Critical needs to estimate spread rates include the availability of surveys to characterize the spatial distribution of ...

Author(s)
Tobin, P. C.; Liebhold, A. M.; Roberts, E. A.; Blackburn, L. M.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643946)
Type
Book chapter

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