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Cover for Installing and running R.

This chapter focuses on downloading and installing R in a computer. Installing packages are also discussed.

Author(s)
Quicke, D.; Butcher, B. A.; Welton, R. K.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245349)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Managing orchard pests.

This chapter provides information on the various economically important insect and arthropod pests causing damage to cherry production, such as Rhagoletis indifferens, Drosophila suzukii, Choristoneura rosaceana, Tetranychus urticae and Caliroa cerasi, among others. Notes on their life cycle,...

Author(s)
Long, L. E.; Lang, G. A.; Clive, K.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781786398284)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Myxoboliosis (<i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Myxobolus cerebralis</i>).

This book chapter describes various aspects of myxoboliosis caused by Myxobolus cerebralis: diagnosis, physiopathology, reservoir hosts, geographical distribution, epidemiology, and control and prevention methods.

Author(s)
Alexander, J. D.; Bartholomew, J. L.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243277)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Eubothriosis.

This book chapter describes various aspects of eubothriosis: diagnosis, life cycle, epidemiology, transmission, survival in reservoir hosts, population dynamics, and control and prevention.

Author(s)
MacKenzie, K.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243277)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Anisakiosis (<i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Anisakis simplex</i> s.l.).

This book chapter describes the various aspects of anisakiosis caused by Anisakis simplex: diagnosis, epidemiology, physiopathology, survival in reservoir hosts, and control and prevention methods.

Author(s)
Levsen, A.; Cipriani, P.; Bao, M.; Giulietti, L.; Mattiucci, S.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243277)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The mental health and well-being benefits of personal control in animals.

This chapter will focus on the importance of the perception of control in animals, drawing on the human literature to inform and supplement our understanding where communication barriers impair our ability to obtain relevant information from the animal. Topics include: defining and characterizing...

Author(s)
McMillan, F. D.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786393401)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Arthropod pests.

This chapter describes the major pests of Citrus and the recent changes in their distribution. These pests include the Asian citrus psyllid (Diaphorina citri), citrus leafminer (Phyllocnistis citrella), root weevil (Diaprepes abbreviatus), citrus rust mite (Phyllocoptruta oleivora), and nematodes....

Author(s)
Albrigo, L. G.; Stelinski, L. L.; Timmer, L. W.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938154)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Insects and spider mites.

Insects are often a major obstacle to the successful production of cucurbits. They can severely reduce yield, injure or kill plants, spread disease and adversely affect fruit quality. Spider mites can also be a problem, particularly with glasshouse cucumbers. Integrated pest management requires an...

Author(s)
Wehner, T. C.; Naegele, R. P.; Myers, J. R.; Dhillon, N. P. S.; Crosby, K.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392916)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Insect and nematode pests.

This chapter describes some insect, arthropod and nematode pests of pawpaws (Carica papaya): Paracoccus marginatus, Ferrisia virgata, Aonidiella orientalis, Toxotrypana curvicauda [Anastrepha curvicauda], Thrips parvispinus, Bemisia tabaci, Myzus persicae, Aphis gossypii, A. craccivora, Tetranychus ...

Author(s)
Khan, M. R.; Amalendu Ghosh
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241907)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Pest management in organic grape production.

This chapter focuses on the development of strategies to manage arthropod pests of organic grape vineyards, such as nematodes, insects and mites, with relatively little use of pesticides. These strategies include biological control, mating disruption and cultural methods.

Author(s)
Kreiter, S.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780644998)
Type
Book chapter

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