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Cover for Metallic iron for environmental remediation: prospects and limitations.

Metallic iron (Fe0) has been suggested as an affordable, readily available and efficient material for environmental remediation. Mixed into soil or filled in reactive barriers, Fe0 is a feasible pathway to control contamination in seepage waters. Available information in the literature, however,...

Author(s)
Noubactep, C.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394675)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Stakeholders and risk communication.

This chapter leans heavily on the risk communication lessons learned by the international food safety community of practice, while offering numerous original suggestions for improving the process. The chapter proceeds by examining who the primary pest risk assessment/analysis (PRA) stakeholders...

Author(s)
Yoe, C.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648798)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Effectiveness of existing climate smart agricultural practices in Tehuledere district, north-eastern Ethiopia.

This study sought to understand the effectiveness of existing climate smart agricultural (CSA) practices used by smallholder farmers in Tehuledere District, north-eastern Ethiopia, using empirical data collected over 3 months in 2016. Both qualitative and quantitative data were collected from...

Author(s)
Wassie, A. S.; Pauline, N. M.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242966)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Shift to integrated pest management (IPM).

This chapter compares integrated pest management (IPM) versus conventional pest management. The marketing of IPM as a value-added service to distinguish it from conventional pest control and attract consumers is discussed. Several points that could be value additions for IPM programmes are...

Author(s)
Dhang, P.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786395146)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Rodent control methods: non-chemical and non-lethal chemical, with special reference to food stores.

This chapter describes several non-chemical and non-lethal chemical methods for rodent control, highlighting the effectiveness of these methods to achieve the following objectives: prevent and reduce immigation of rodents; forcing rodents to emigrate; reduction of pest birth rate; and increase pest ...

Author(s)
Smith, R. H.; Meyer, A. N.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938178)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Eye flies (Diptera: Chloropidae and Drosophilidae).

This chapter covers the taxonomy, morphology, life cycle, behaviour, bionomics, medical and veterinary importance, prevention and control of eye flies (Chloropidae and Drosophilidae). Focus is given on their role as disease vectors, especially for Thelazia callipaeda, an eyeworm infecting domestic...

Author(s)
Russell, R. C.; Otranto, D.; Wall, R. L.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780640372)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The use of plants in vector control.

This chapter describes the use of plant extracts (including essential oils), plant derivatives, or botanical insecticides against insect disease vectors as larvicides, adulticides, repellents, oviposition attractants, and oviposition repellents. Some studies are presented, which have taken...

Author(s)
Lorenz, L. M.; Maia, M. F.; Moore, S. J.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939861)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Forest diseases caused by higher parasitic plants: mistletoes.

A mistletoe is defined as a parasitic flowering plant from sandalwood order (Santalales) that attaches to the above-ground stem of another plant (primarily gymnosperms and angiosperms). While mistletoes are widespread and ecologically important components of forests worldwide, some of them are also ...

Author(s)
Shaw, D. C.; Mathiasen, R. L.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780640402)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Cultivation.

This chapter focuses on the market analysis, land selection, land preparation, drainage, plantation layout, planting distances, planting and planting materials, associated crops or intercrops and orhard floor management of tropical fruit trees. The different weed control strategies and use of wind...

Author(s)
Paull, R. E.; Duarte, O.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936723)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Augmentation and conservation of natural enemies.

This chapter presents an overview of augmentation and conservation biological control efforts conducted with predators and parasitoids targeted towards insect pests. It will try to highlight actual implementation of biological control by growers in pest management programmes, and some of the...

Author(s)
Orr, D.; Fox, A.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938086)
Type
Book chapter

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