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Cover for Plant viruses.

This chapter gives an overview of plant viruses and viral diseases, as well as virus detection and control. In addition, this chapter discusses infectious agents even smaller than viruses: viroids and satellites.

Author(s)
Blystad, D. R.; Kvarnheden, A.; Valkonen, J.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243185)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Surveillance and response conducted in a one health context.

This chapter discussed the success of the One Health programme to reduce (i.e. mitigate) the impact of diseases on the health of people, animals and plants.

Author(s)
Aenishaenslin, C.; Martins, S. B.; Stärk, K. D. C.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242577)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Asian citrus psyllid management in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

This chapter focuses on the main management strategies used by citrus growers for Asian citrus psyllid (ACP) control in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Control strategies include monitoring and phytosanitary alert system, chemical control, biological control, and external actions. Farm size and the presence or...

Author(s)
Miranda, M. P.; Ayres, A. J.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394088)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Diseases.

This chapter focuses on the susceptibility of cultivated pawpaws to a large number of diseases. Information on the various pawpaw diseases caused by fungi and fungal-like organisms, bacteria, viruses and phytoplasmas are presented along with notes on their symptoms and control methods.

Author(s)
Vawdrey, L. L.; Campbell, P. R.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241907)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Treatments.

This chapter argues that the strength of risk management measures can and should be tailored to the available scientific information. Treatments are applied to plants, plant products or other regulated articles to reduce the risk of introduction and spread of pests. Even though treatments,...

Author(s)
Bloem, S.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648798)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Biological control in Latin America and the Caribbean: its rich history and bright future.

This book contains 32 chapters focusing on the biological control of many invasive pests, diseases and weeds and ensuring a healthy and sustainable food supply in various countries in Latin America and the Caribbean. The rich history of biological control in the region is documented and steps for...

Author(s)
Lenteren, J. C. van; Bueno, V. H. P.; Luna, M. G.; Colmenarez, Y. C.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242430)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Biological control in Haiti.

Biocontrol on Haiti is mainly in the form of classical biological control. Successful early projects are control of citrus blackfly by a hymenopteran parasitoid since the 1930s and control of the sugarcane borer by an introduced tachinid parasitoid since 1953. After 1970 three hymenopteran...

Author(s)
Ryckewaert, P.; Lenteren, J. C. van
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242430)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Plant pathology and plant diseases.

This book contains 23 chapters that focuses on the nature, causes and impact of plant diseases, describes the history of plant pathology as a scientific discipline and introduces the disease cycle as the key tool for understanding disease development and devising appropriate management strategies....

Author(s)
Tronsmo, A. M.; Collinge, D. B.; Djurle, A.; Munk, L.; Yuen, J.; Tronsmo, A.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243185)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Epidemiology: disease in plant populations.

The disease triangle shows the requirements for the initiation of disease. If fulfilled, a disease cycle can begin. For continued development of a disease, the favourable conditions required in the disease triangle need to persist for some time, and the disease cycle has to encompass more than one...

Author(s)
Yuen, J.; Djurle, A.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243185)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
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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