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Cover for Managing orchard pathogens and disorders.

This chapter provides information on the various pathogens causing damage to cherry production, such as Pseudomonas syringae pv. syringae, Podosphaera clandestina, Chondrostereum purpureum and Little cherry virus 1 and 2, among others. Details on their symptoms, transmission and disease cycle are...

Author(s)
Long, L. E.; Lang, G. A.; Kaiser, C.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781786398284)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for One Health: the theory and practice of integrated health approaches.

The second edition of this book contains 32 chapters divided into 4 main sections that discuss the theoretical foundations of One Health; methods, skills and perspectives for the practice of One Health; the application of One Health in infectious and non-infectious diseases and governance and...

Author(s)
Zinsstag, J.; Schelling, E.; Crump, L.; Whittaker, M.; Tanner, M.; Stephen, C.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242577)
Type
Book
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Cover for Animal-human transmission models.

In this chapter the authors primarily focused on the diseases of the first categories (i.e. without human-to-human transmission or with limited human-to-human transmission), which clearly require an intervention in the animal reservoir and in food safety or improved sanitation in order to interrupt ...

Author(s)
Chitnis, N.; Zinsstag, J.; Fuhrimann, S.; Hattendorf, J.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242577)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Emergence of antimicrobial resistance and interaction between humans, animals and environment.

This chapter discussed the management of antimicrobial resistance (AMR) under the One Health programme and presents examples of AMR in hospital germs circulating between animals and humans as well as discussed some evidences of environmental-animal-human AMR exchange.

Author(s)
Szelecsenyi, A.; Meier, H.; Spinner, K.; Vonaesch, P. C.; Zinsstag, J.; Widmer, A. F.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242577)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Bovine tuberculosis at the human-livestock-wildlife interface in sub-Saharan Africa.

This chapter describes the epidemiology, prevalence, risk factors, transmission, the role of wild animals and the One Health approach to control bovine tuberculosis in sub-Saharan Africa.

Author(s)
Tschopp, R.; Yahyaoui, H.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242577)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Towards resilience: the one health approach in disasters.

This chapter describes the effects of natural disasters on the incidence of human and animal diseases and the role of One Health in disease control.

Author(s)
Gallagher, C. A.; Jones, B.; Tickel, J.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242577)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Ectoparasites of sheep: sheep mange mites.

This chapter describes the life cycle of Psoroptes ovis on sheep and the pathogenesis, clinical picture, immune response, seasonality, transmission, diagnosis and control (e.g., use of acaricides) of sheep scab. Other mites causing mange in sheep are also described: Chorioptes bovis (chorioptic...

Author(s)
Forbes, A. B.
ISBN
2021 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789245158)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Classification of communicable diseases.

This chapter looks at different ways that infectious diseases can be classified. The classification of infectious diseases based on disease state or organism by which they are best identified or the main methods of transmission is described. Disease control methods are discussed, including vector...

Author(s)
Webber, R.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786395245)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Skin infections.

This chapter discusses the aetiology, clinical features, diagnosis, transmission, incubation period, period of communicability, occurrence and distribution, control and prevention (e.g., vaccination), treatment (e.g., drug therapy, supportive therapy) and surveillance of skin infections such as...

Author(s)
Webber, R.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786395245)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Aphid transcriptomics - past, present and future.

This chapter provides a brief overview of insect genomic and transcriptomic research, focusing on aphid transcriptomics. Transcriptomic surveys in different model and non-model aphid species regarding their biology, host specificity, viral transmission, polyphenism and pesticide resistance are...

Author(s)
Sattar, S.; Thompson, G. A.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243130)
Type
Book chapter

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