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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 The lancet or lanceolate fluke.

This chapter describes the life cycle, intermediate hosts (terrestrial snails, ants) and parasitism in final hosts (e.g., wild and domestic ruminants, lagomorphs and rodents) of Dicrocoelium dendriticum. The epidemiology, coinfections, diagnosis and control (e.g., treatment with anthelmintics and...

Author(s)
Forbes, A. B.
ISBN
2021 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789245158)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Obligate ectoparasites of cattle: lice and mange mites.

This chapter briefly describes the taxonomy and life cycle of lice and mange mites. The clinical presentation and effects on cattle performance of chorioptic (Chorioptes bovis), sarcoptic (Sarcoptes scabiei), psoroptic (Psoroptes ovis) and demodectic (Demodex bovis and D. ghanensis) mange, and the...

Author(s)
Forbes, A. B.
ISBN
2021 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789245158)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Ticks and tick-borne disease.

This chapter focuses on Ixodes ricinus and its role as a vector of several tick-borne diseases of ruminants in Northern Europe. Subject headings are: the sheep tick, Ixodes ricinus; life cycle; questing; seasonality; habitats; host diversity; adverse effects of ticks and tick-borne diseases; tick...

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

This chapter includes questions and answers related to the nature, morphology, existence, life cycle, survival, reproduction, infestation, location/geographical distribution, spread and seasonality of dog and cat fleas.

Author(s)
Elsheikha, H. M.; Wright, I.; Dryden, M. W.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245486)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Adult anti-predator behaviour - life and death in the habitat.

This chapter explores the various aspects of adult butterfly behaviour in relation to predation by vertebrates and arthropods. The various risks encountered by butterflies during its adult life are presented and the various defence mechanisms they employ to evade predation are discussed.

Author(s)
Dennis, R. L. H.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243574)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Epizootic ulcerative syndrome (<i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Aphanomyces invadans</i>).

In this chapter the aetiology, clinical aspects, diagnosis, epidemiology, prevention and control of epizootic ulcerative syndrome in wild and farmed finfish are discussed.

Author(s)
Dibyendu Kamilya; John, K. R.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243277)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Ichthyophthiriosis (<i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Ichthyophthirius multifiliis</i>).

A brief description of Ichthyophthirius multifiliis in fishes as well as its diagnosis, epidemiology, prevention and control were discussed in this chapter.

Author(s)
Jørgensen, L. von G.; Buchmann, K.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243277)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Microsporidiosis (<i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Loma salmonae</i>).

This book chapter describes various aspects of microsporidiosis caused by Loma salmonae: diagnosis, life cycle, influence of water temperature, host range, geographic range, pathobiology and physiopathology, clinical pathology, control and prevention, and recommendations for future studies.

Author(s)
Speare, D. J.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243277)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
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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