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Cover for The grammar of graphics family of packages.

This chapter introduces a couple of advanced graphics packages that are becoming more popular because of their customizability (ggplot2, ggpubr, ggplotly). The 'gg' part of the names stands for 'Grammar of Graphics'.

Author(s)
Quicke, D. L. J.; Butcher, B. A.; Welton, R. A. K.
ISBN
2021 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789245349)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for More on <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">apply</i> family of functions - avoid loops to get more speed.

This chapter focuses on the 'apply' set of functions. These functions are for those who need to process very large datasets, or who need to perform loop-type operations on largish datasets but perhaps in a nested fashion.

Author(s)
Quicke, D.; Butcher, B. A.; Welton, R. K.
ISBN
2021 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789245349)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Chapter A.5: measurement of relationships in systems.

Author(s)
Dennis, R. L. H.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243574)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The pests of leaves.

This chapter contains example of pests species feeding on leaves. Leaf pests comprise a big section of biters, either munchers or miners, and a small section of suckers that are mainly apical and use their sophisticated mouthparts to tap into the plant's vascular system.

Author(s)
Freeman, B. E.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241181)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Risk analysis team.

This chapter presents an argument for the need for a team. It describes a traditional interaction between phytosanitary risk managers and risk assessors and follows this up with a description of an ideal set of interactions. It concludes with the qualities of a good team and a discussion of the...

Author(s)
Yoe, C.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648798)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Thinking about risk management.

This chapter presents a conceptual holistic approach to risk management. It considers risk management as part of a larger process. The chapter also presents a number of models that are useful to aid one's big-picture thinking about risk management and reviews some of the seminal phytosanitary risk...

Author(s)
Yoe, C.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648798)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for A phytosanitary risk management model.

This chapter introduces the risk management model that is proposed as a template for those national plant protection organization (NPPOs) with a desire to update and improve their approach to risk management.

Author(s)
Yoe, C.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648798)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Introduction.

This chapter focuses on the history of pest management and some primary causes of pest outbreaks. The importance of stakeholders in pest management is also discussed in detail.

Author(s)
Dent, D.; Binks, R. H.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241051)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Sampling, monitoring and forecasting.

This chapter provides both a basic framework of information on sampling, monitoring and forecasting and an insight into some of the problems confronting scientists working in the field of pest management.

Author(s)
Dent, D.; Binks, R. H.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241051)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Sweet cherries.

This book contains 12 chapters focusing on the current trends in sweet cherry production, cherry flowering, fruiting and cultivars, sweet cherry rootstocks, planning a new cherry orchard, orchard establishment and production, the fundamentals of sweet cherry pruning, various sweet cherry training...

Author(s)
Long, L. E.; Lang, G. A.; Kaiser, C.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781786398284)
Type
Book

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