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Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Nothofagus</i> Blume.

This chapter describes the origin and introduction; climatic and site requirements, and other silvicultural characteristics; pests and pathogens; natural regeneration; seed production and nursery conditions; provenance; yield and timber; and place of southern beeches (Nothofagus alpina and N....

Author(s)
Savill, P.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786393920)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Buxus sempervirens</i> L. - box.

This chapter briefly covers the origin and distribution, climatic and site requirements, silvicultural characteristics, diseases and pests, natural regeneration and nursery propagation, provenance, wood properties and uses (source of timber and wood products) of box (B. sempervirens). The...

Author(s)
Savill, P.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780640266)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Cedrus</i> Trew. - cedars.

This chapter briefly covers the geographical distribution, climate and site requirements, silvicultural characteristics, diseases and pests, flowering and seed production, provenance and wood properties of cedars, Cedrus spp. (including C. atlantica and C. libani). The importance of cedars in...

Author(s)
Savill, P.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780640266)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Cryptomeria japonica</i> (L.f.) D. Don - Japanese cedar, sugi.

This chapter briefly covers the origin and distribution, climatic and site requirements, silvicultural characteristics, diseases and pests, flowering and seed production, propagation, provenance, wood properties and uses (made into various wood products and grown as an ornamental tree) of C....

Author(s)
Savill, P.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780640266)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Fagus sylvatica</i> L. - beech.

This chapter briefly covers the origin and distribution, climatic and site requirements, silvicultural characteristics, pests and diseases, natural regeneration, flowering and seed production, propagation, provenance, cultivation and yield, wood properties and uses (source of timber and various...

Author(s)
Savill, P.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780640266)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Fraxinus excelsior</i> L. - ash.

This chapter briefly covers the origin and distribution, climatic and site requirements, silvicultural characteristics, pests and diseases, natural regeneration, flowering and seed production, propagation, provenance and genetic improvement, cultivation, wood properties and uses (source of timber...

Author(s)
Savill, P.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780640266)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Field tests in the UK of a genetically modified baculovirus.

Foreign genes expressing insecticidal proteins have been introduced into baculoviruses to improve their efficacy. These recombinant baculoviruses were shown to paralyze and kill target larvae faster than the wild types. In order to find out whether genetically modified baculoviruses had any...

Author(s)
Cory, J. S.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932657)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Interactions between nutrients, water supply, pests and diseases and agronomic practices.

This chapter summarizes research on the effects of irrigation, fertilizers and plant density on soil fungi, viruses, and parasitic nematodes infesting sugarbeet. Studies in the UK, other European countries, and the USA are largely covered.

Author(s)
Draycott, A. P.; Christenson, D. R.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996233)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Early history of plant health control measures.

This chapter provides an overview of pest and disease control measures from the Second World War (1939-1945) onwards; spread of plant pests in trade; development of international phytosanitary agreements; phytosanitary legislation in the UK in response to outbreaks of the Colorado beetle (...

Author(s)
Ebbels, D. L.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996806)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Yield loss.

This chapter focuses on crop yield and economic losses due to pest infestations and their measurement. Case studies are presented, dealing with the effects of feeding by larvae of Plutella xylostella and Phaedon cochleariae on the yield of turnip and radish plants; prevalence and regional...

Author(s)
Dent, D.
ISBN
2000 CABI (H ISBN 9780851993409)
Type
Book chapter