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Cover for Plant pest risk analysis: concepts and application.

This book has 20 chapters divided into 5 sections providing information on the background and history of pest risk analysis and key components of pest risk analysis and their applications in regulatory plant protection. The use of qualitative and quantitative methods, economic analysis and...

Author(s)
Devorshak, C.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781780640365)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Introduction.

The focus of this text is on creating a solid foundation and understanding of basic pest risk analysis concepts and methods. We provide the reasoning and theory behind pest risk analysis as well as practical options for conducting pest risk analysis. By the end of this book, the reader should have...

Author(s)
Devorshak, C.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781780640365)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for History of plant quarantine and the use of risk analysis.

Although pest risk analysis is a relatively new discipline, countries have been managing the risks associated with pests for hundreds of years. In the past 150 years, countries began to cooperate internationally in managing pest risk with the aim to prevent the introduction and spread of important...

Author(s)
Devorshak, C.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781780640365)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for International legal and regulatory framework for risk analysis.

The SPS Agreement and the IPPC provide the international framework for safe and fair trade - on the one hand liberalizing trade to promote economic welfare for all countries, but at the same time creating a structure around how countries should implement measure to protect their territories from...

Author(s)
Devorshak, C.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781780640365)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Terminology used in pest risk analysis.

It is easy to see that there can be considerable variation in how terms are used and defined, and how concepts are applied between even closely related fields. The IPPC and CBD share some common aims (preventing harmful organisms from moving from one place to another), but their respective...

Author(s)
Devorshak, C.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781780640365)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Information and pest risk analysis.

As risk analysts, we must be mindful that our work is always subject to scrutiny - from scientists, trading partners, industry groups, stakeholders and other interested parties. Because evidence and information form the backbone of any analysis, we should do our utmost to ensure that we gather the...

Author(s)
Devorshak, C.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781780640365)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Types and applications of pest risk analysis.

In this chapter we learned about the different applications of pest risk analysis. NPPOs use pest risk analysis for a variety of reasons - analysing risks associated with pathways (including commodities); analysing risks associated with specific pests; and for providing analytical support for new...

Author(s)
Devorshak, C.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781780640365)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Qualitative methods.

There are a range of qualitative methods available to the risk analyst - these methods are often practical and relatively easy to implement, especially in situations where quantitative information is lacking. In conducting any risk analysis - qualitative or quantitative - we should: * Apply...

Author(s)
Devorshak, C.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781780640365)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Pest risk assessment.

Pest risk analyses follow the same basic steps they are addressing organisms, pathways, commodities or other situations. Those steps are: * Stage 1. Initiation - where we identify organisms and pathways that may be considered for pest risk assessment in relation to the identified PRA area, and we...

Author(s)
Devorshak, C.; Neeley, A.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781780640365)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Risk communication in pest risk analysis.

Effective risk communication is an integral and essential part of any risk analysis programme. Whether the problem calls for care, crisis or consensus communication, there are no prescriptive answers; what works in some cases is inappropriate or ineffective in other cases. Risk communication is a...

Author(s)
Neeley, A.; Devorshak, C.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781780640365)
Type
Book chapter

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