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Cover for Glucosinolates in <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Brassica</i>.

The order Brassicales is characterized by a specific group of secondary plant metabolites, namely the glucosinolates, which are sulfur and nitrogen-containing compounds. For human nutrition, glucosinolates are of special interest due to their health-promoting properties in general and the cancer...

Author(s)
Neugart, S.; Hanschen, F. S.; Schreiner, M.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786393777)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Applied ecology and methods of control.

This chapter provides information on the general ecology of insect pests, various methods of pest control and their efficacy and target pests and the benefits of integrated pest management in various cropping systems. Some pests relevant to the medical and veterinary entomology fields are presented ...

Author(s)
Freeman, B. E.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241181)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Programme design, management and implementation.

This chapter deals with integrated pest management (IPM) programme design, management, delivery of research results, implementation and adoption. There is no detailed formula for the development of an IPM programme that can be applied to every situation. This is as much because of the variety of...

Author(s)
Dent, D.; Binks, R. H.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241051)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Cultural practices for disease management.

Cultural practices for disease management are of preventative nature, and many of them are natural parts of the growers' general practices. Most of them apply to the principles of avoidance, eradication and protection. While some actions will have a negative effect on a specific pathogen, they may...

Author(s)
Djurle, A.; Blystad, D. R.; Munk, L.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243185)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Biological control of plant diseases.

Biological control can be defined into several categories of which two have special relevance for biological control of plant diseases, i.e. inoculation and conservation biological control. This chapter defines biological control, and provides some tips on how to select a good biological control...

Author(s)
Tronsmo, A.; Collinge, D. B.; Alabouvette, C.; Jensen, D. F.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243185)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Carrots and related <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Apiaceae</i> crops, 2nd edition.

This book covers the scientific basis of biology and production of carrots and related Apiaceae crops, with updated technical crop management content. This new edition is divided intro three sections: (i) crops' importance and main features; (ii) carrots, from their genetic diversity and breeding...

Author(s)
Emmanuel, G.; Philipp, W. S.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789240955)
Type
Book
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Cover for Ajowan.

Ajowan (Trachyspermum ammi) is an essential oil, an annual and a medicinally valuable herbaceous and seed spice plant which grows in arid and semi-arid regions of the world. This chapter provides information on the importance, growing areas, plant development, chemical composition, cropping system, ...

Author(s)
Noori, S. A. S.; Howyzeh, M. S.; Moradi, N.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789240955)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Arracacha.

This chapter provides information on the importance, growing areas, plant development, cropping system, postharvest and product valorization of arracacha (Arracacia xanthorrhiza). Arracacha is an excellent alternative for small and medium producers, especially family farmers, due to its...

Author(s)
Morillo, E.; Madeira, N.; Jaimez, R.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789240955)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Caraway and cumin.

Caraway (Carum carvi) and cumin (Cuminum cyminum) are considered together because these two plants were confused for their similar smell and flavour profiles and subsequent uses. This chapter provides information on the importance, growing areas, plant development, cropping system and product...

Author(s)
Reduron, J. P.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789240955)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Celeriac.

This chapter focuses on the importance of celeriac (Apium graveolens var. rapaceum) as a vegetable. Information on its various growing areas, plant development, cultivars, adaptability, cropping systems, storage and postharvest systems and marketing are also presented.

Author(s)
Lemiere, S.; Geoffriau, E.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789240955)
Type
Book chapter

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