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Cover for Epidemiology of huanglongbing: implications of infective colonization events.

This chapter discusses the epidemiology of huanglongbing (HLB or citrus greening, presumably caused by 'Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus and vectored by the psyllid Diaphorina citri) in light of a new transmission mechanism. Examples given are from Florida (USA), where incursion of HLB has been...

Author(s)
Halbert, S.; Singer, B.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394088)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Integrated management of Asian citrus psyllid and huanglongbing in Florida: past, present and future.

First detected in 1998, the Asian citrus psyllid (ACP) Diaphorina citri swept through Florida (USA) in record time, comparable in spread only to the citrus leafminer Phyllocnistis citrella detected 5 years earlier. Movement of both pests was aided by commercial transport of plants throughout the...

Author(s)
Stansly, P. A.; Qureshi, J. A.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394088)
Type
Book chapter
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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 Recent adventive scale insects (Hemiptera: Coccoidea) and whiteflies (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae) in Florida and the Caribbean region.

This chapter focuses on recent invasions of scales (Hemiptera: Coccoidea) and whiteflies (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae) as a result of international trade among Florida and the countries and territories that comprise the Caribbean region. The data presented in table format are derived primarily from the...

Author(s)
Stocks, I.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938291)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Likelihood of dispersal of the armored scale, <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Aonidiella orientalis</i> (Hemiptera: Diaspididae), to avocado trees from infested fruit discarded on the ground, and observations on spread by handlers.

Results are presented of experiments conducted in Homestead, Florida, USA, from 2007 to 2009 to investigate the likelihood of infestation of orchard avocado trees by crawlers of oriental red scale, Aonidiella orientalis (Hemiptera: Diaspididae), originating from artificially infested fruit...

Author(s)
Hennessey, M. K.; Peña, J. E.; Zlotina, M.; Santos, K.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938291)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Biorational tree-fruit pest management.

This book contains 9 chapters that cover topics on: conceptual framework for integrated pest management of tree-fruit pests; the evolution of key tree-fruit pests (classical cases); functional and behavioural ecology of tree-fruit pests; how do key tree-fruit pests detect and colonize their hosts...

Author(s)
Aluja, M.; Leskey, T. C.; Vincent, C.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934842)
Type
Book
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Cover for Community integrated pest management with special reference to school environments.

The area of pest management in schools began in the early to mid 1990s in the USA. The state of Florida was one of the first to initiate an integrated pest management (IPM) training programme focused on schools. Changes in people's perceptions of pesticides and modifications in the school facility...

Author(s)
Oi, F. M.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938031)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Boll weevil eradication: an areawide pest management effort.

This chapter describes an areawide pest management effort for the cotton boll weevil (Anthonomus grandis; the most costly insect pest in the history of American agriculture) eradication in the USA (including North Carolina and South Carolina, California, Arizona and north-western Mexico, Alabama,...

Author(s)
Allen, C. T.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845933722)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Cost-benefits of nematode management through regulatory programs.

Author(s)
Lehman, P. S.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996462)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Litchi and longan: botany, production and uses.

Litchi and the related fruit longan are grown extensively in China and South East Asia, as well as in Australia, Florida (USA), southern Europe and southern Africa. This book represents the only comprehensive balanced and internationally focused publication on these fruits. It covers all aspects of ...

Author(s)
Menzel, C. M.; Waite, G. K.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996967)
Type
Book

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