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Cover for Virus disease problems facing potato industries worldwide: viruses found, climate change implications, rationalizing virus strain nomenclature, and addressing the <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Potato virus Y</i> issue.

This chapter emphasizes recent information or aspects previously not addressed fully regarding potato viruses. It starts by discussing briefly the viruses known to infect the crop, their relative importance, and the likelihood that more than the 50 or so currently known viruses will emerge as...

Author(s)
Jones, R. A. C.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642802)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for History, overview and principles of ecologically-based pest management.

This paper provides an overview of the history of pest (including pathogens, insects and weeds) management since 8000 BC, pesticide use and the history of integrated pest management (IPM) in developed and developing countries. The role of IPM in Green Revolution agriculture is described. The...

Author(s)
Abrol, D. P.; Shankar, U.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938086)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Plant Sciences Reviews 2012.

Plant Sciences Reviews provides scientists and students in the field with timely analysis on key topics in current research. These chapters were originally published in CAB Reviews. This volume makes available in printed form the reviews in plant sciences published during 2012. Topics in this...

Author(s)
Hemming, D.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643007)
Type
Book
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Cover for Prospects of large-scale use of natural products as alternatives to synthetic pesticides in developing countries.

The incidence of pests and diseases on crops in developing countries has caused a lot of food insecurity and negatively affected the agro-allied industries. The use of synthetic pesticides has been the only means of combating the pests and diseases to achieve large-scale food production in...

Author(s)
Olufolaji, D. B.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936716)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Ecological effects of chemical control practices: the environmental perspective.

This chapter focuses on the environmental effects of chemical pest control and associated management options across the major pest groups, especially insects, plant pathogens and weeds. Reviews are presented on the evolving pest management systems in developing countries.

Author(s)
Luttrell, R. G.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930646)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Root-knot nematodes.

This book provides an overview (chapter 1) of the general biology, ecology and economic importance of root-knot nematodes (Meloidogyne spp.), and covers in detail the following: general morphology (chapter 2); taxonomy, identification and principal species (chapter 3); biochemical and molecular...

Author(s)
Perry, R. N.; Moens, M.; Starr, J. L.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934927)
Type
Book
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Cover for Chickpea farmers.

This paper deals with major developments in chickpea production. The recent success stories and the reasons why such breakthroughs have not occurred in other regions are analysed. Drought resistance or tolerance through early maturity, increased seed yield and disease and Helicoverpa pest...

Author(s)
Kumar, J.; Dusuncelı, F.; Knights, E. J.; Materne, M.; Warkentin, T.; Chen, W.; Gaur, P. M.; Bejiga, G.; Yadav, S. S.; Satyanarayana, A.; Rahman, M. M.; Yadav, M.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932138)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Integrated pest management experiences of CIRAD-France in developing countries.

This chapter on CIRAD (Centre de Coopération Internationale en Recherche pour le Développement) in France covers the following: scientific coordination; working partnerships; case studies of integrated pest management (cultural and biological control, host plant resistance, chemical attractants and ...

Author(s)
Ratnadass, A.; Mourichon, X.; Vaissayre, M.; Quilici, S.; Deguine, J. P.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996523)
Type
Book chapter

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