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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)
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Book chapter
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Cover for Pest, weed and disease management.

This chapter contains questions about pests and weeds and their control, invasive species, parasites, and animal and plant diseases. The questions are arranged by topic and divided into three levels: foundation, intermediate and advanced.

Author(s)
Rees, P. A.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789248494)
Type
Book chapter
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After 35 years of studies, biological control using Trichogramma species is already a routine technique in Brazil. Studies in Brazil have advanced significantly, with increasing potential for use of Trichogramma species on sugarcane, cotton, soybean, corn, forests, fruit trees, and vegetables,...

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Cover for Top 100 questions and answers about fleas and pets.

This book includes 4 chapters presenting a full coverage of the most important facts that people need to know about fleas of pets, particularly dogs and cats, in an easy question and answer format. It provides an easy introduction to the world of fleas and describes the changes in animal and human...

Author(s)
Elsheikha, H. M.; Wright, I.; Dryden, M. W.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245486)
Type
Book
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Cover for Fleas and pets.

This chapter includes questions and answers on the causes and signs of flea infestation of dogs and cats, whether fleas can kill, effect of grooming, why fleas bite, how to spot a flea, how to determine if a dog or cat has fleas, the difference of fleas with lice and ticks, how to take fleas off a...

Author(s)
Elsheikha, H. M.; Wright, I.; Dryden, M. W.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245486)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Sorting out flea problems.

This chapter includes questions and answers on control and prevention of dog and cat fleas (insecticides, insect growth regulators, washing of beddings and vacuuming, fumigation, flea collars), which products should be used, use of isoxazolines to treat cats or dogs for fleas, safety in cats of...

Author(s)
Elsheikha, H. M.; Wright, I.; Dryden, M. W.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245486)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Attraction of pests.

This chapter provides information on some recent results from laboratory and field studies aimed at developing attractive and selective traps for a specific insect pest in a specific agricultural environment. Species from different orders such as Psocoptera, Hemiptera, Thysanoptera, Diptera,...

Author(s)
Ben-Yakir, D.; Horváth, G.; Tol, R. W. H. M. van
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394705)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Current status and future prospects.

This chapter focuses on the current status and future prospects of optical manipulation for protecting against arthropod pests, or enhancing the activity of beneficial arthropods. Optical manipulation by reflective sunlight is suitable for geographical regions that have a high intensity of direct...

Author(s)
Ben-Yakir, D.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394705)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Sampling and economic thresholds for Asian citrus psyllid.

This chapter discusses the most used and evaluated passive sampling methods for Asian citrus psyllid (Diaphorina citri) monitoring and detection. The economic thresholds and economic injury levels for Asian citrus psyllid control, and crop yield are also discussed.

Author(s)
Monzo, C.; Stansly, P. A.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394088)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Management objectives and integration of strategies for the Asian citrus psyllid.

Asian citrus psyllid (ACP) poses a major threat to citrus everywhere and is the prime focus of citrus pest management wherever it is present. The objective of psyllid management is to slow the establishment of the psyllid and disease by regulatory actions and also by regional 'eradication' efforts...

Author(s)
Stansly, P. A.; Qureshi, J. A.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394088)
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Book chapter

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