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Cover for Cucurbits.

This second edition, which is completely updated with new content and full-colour figures throughout, continues to provide complete coverage relating to the production of cucurbits, including cucumbers, gourds, muskmelons, pumpkins, squashes and watermelons. It provides up-to-date, succinct and...

Author(s)
Wehner, T. C.; Naegele, R. P.; Myers, J. R.; Dhillon, N. P. S.; Crosby, K.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392916)
Type
Book
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Cover for Ecological and economic entomology: a global synthesis.

This book contains 13 chapters focusing on the ecology and control of insects as they affect human society. A brief outline of the insect structure, classification and importance is presented and the various geographical and landscape aspects of the distribution of terrestrial plants and the...

Author(s)
Freeman, B. E.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241181)
Type
Book
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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 Invasive plant species of the world: a reference guide to environmental weeds.

This book provides information on the biology, ecology, distribution and control of 500 plant species known to be invasive in natural or nearly natural habitats. The species covered in this book give an overview of the wide variety of plant families, life forms and geographic origins of plants...

Author(s)
Weber, E.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643861)
Type
Book
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Cover for Climate change impacts on urban pests.

This book reviews the influence of climate change on urban and public pests such as mosquitoes, flies, ticks, and wood pests (such as termites), with respect to population, distribution, disease, damage and control. Consisting of 13 chapters, the book systematically addresses how the impact of...

Author(s)
Dhang, P.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645377)
Type
Book
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Cover for Citrus.

This second edition of Citrus, like the original by F.S. Davies and L.G. Albrigo, intends to provide the reader with an updated overview of citriculture from a worldwide perspective. Current theories and technological advances in citriculture are emphasized, citing specific examples of how and...

Author(s)
Albrigo, L. G.; Stelinski, L. L.; Timmer, L. W.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938154)
Type
Book
CABI Book Info
Cover for Parthenium weed: biology, ecology and management.

This book has been a collective effort by 26 members of the International Parthenium Weed Network, which is an International network of expert volunteers devoted to creating awareness about the parthenium weed (Parthenium hysterophorus) threat, and to sharing information on how to reduce its...

Author(s)
Adkins, S.; Shabbir, A.; Dhileepan, K.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780645254)
Type
Book
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Cover for Handbook of diseases of banana, abacá and enset.

This handbook contains 13 chapters covering banana (Musa and Ensete) diseases caused by various groups of causal agents and disorders caused by unknown and known factors. Topics discussed include fungal diseases of the foliage, root, corm, pseudostem, fruit (pre- and postharvest), as well as...

Author(s)
Jones, D. R.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780647197)
Type
Book
CABI Book Info
Cover for The handbook of mites of economic plants: identification, bio-ecology and control.

This book contains 23 chapters divided into 2 parts. The first part focuses on mite taxonomy, external and internal morphology, fundamental aspects of mite bio-ecology, mite collection and laboratory studies, damage caused by mites, the means and the strategies of mite control and the history of...

Author(s)
Vacante, V.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939946)
Type
Book
CABI Book Info
Cover for Leafy medicinal herbs: botany, chemistry, postharvest technology and uses.

This book contains 23 chapters focusing on the botany, chemistry and postharvest technology of leafy medicinal herbs, such as aloe, celery, coriander, bay laurel, parsley and rosemary, among others. Information on the general and pharmacological uses of these leafy medicinal plants are also...

Author(s)
Ambrose, D. C. P.; Manickavasagan, A.; Naik, R.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645599)
Type
Book

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