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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 Piscirickettsiosis (<i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Piscirickettsia salmonis</i>).

This chapter highlights the clinical aspects, descriptions, distribution and transmission, clinical signs and diagnosis, pathology (gross and histological lesions) and pathobiology (which includes changes to fish immune responses and virulence of the pathogen), dynamics of the host-pathogen...

Author(s)
Smith, P. A.; Mardones, F. O.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243277)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Managing safety and security.

Safety and security issues and their management in garden centres are discussed. The discussion covers risk assessment, crime reduction, safety for staff in dealing with shoplifting, reducing staff theft, and combating fraud.

Author(s)
Crafer, K.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643083)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Behavioral aspects of overweight and obesity.

This final chapter of the book reviews the history of obesity and method of determining overweight and obesity. It also discusses the prevalence, sociocultural correlates, physiological consequences, psychological characteristics, aetiology, biological influences, and behavioural influences of...

Author(s)
Worobey, J.; Tapper, B. J.; Kanarek, R.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644448)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Management of drywood termites: past practices, present situation and future prospects.

This chapter reviews the nomenclature of drywood termites, discusses methods for detection and inspections, and describes current control measures (i.e., wood replacement, wood injection, temperature control, fumigation, electrical and microwave treatment, biological control agents). Preventive...

Author(s)
Lewis, V.; Forschler, B.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642758)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Occupational heat effects: a global health and economic threat due to climate change.

This chapter discusses the role of climate change in increasing workplace heat exposures and the association of human physiology and performance with ambient heat exposure. The clinical effects of heat exposure as well as its economic and well-being impacts are described. Preventive actions are...

Author(s)
Kjellstrom, T.; Lucas, R.; Lemke, B.; Subhashis Sahu
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642659)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Measuring and estimating occupational heat exposure and effects in relation to climate change: 'Hothaps' tools for impact assessments and prevention approaches.

This chapter describes the 5 components of heat exposure and effect studies in workplace settings: a descriptive pilot study; heat monitoring studies; exploratory interview surveys; quantitative studies of heat exposure-response relationships; and occupational health and economic impact assessment...

Author(s)
Kjellstrom, T.; Lucas, R.; Lemke, B.; Otto, M.; Vidhya Venugopal
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642659)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The role of the primary care physician in disasters.

This book chapter reviews the involvement of primary care physicians in disaster medicine, especially in preventive measures that can be applied in disaster medicine. It reviews the role of the primary care physician in the establishment of patient disaster plans, health clinic disaster plans, and...

Author(s)
Huntington, M. K.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939298)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Conditioned aversion induced by <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Baccharis coridifolia</i> in sheep and cattle.

The efficiency of the following methods to prevent livestock poisoning by B. coridifolia was evaluated in Brazil: (1) burning plant material under an animalÅ› nose and having the animal inhale the resulting smoke, (2) rubbing the plant on the animalÅ› muzzle and mouth, and (3) gradually introducing...

Author(s)
Almeida, M. B.; Assis-Brasil, N. D.; Schild, A. L.; Riet-Correa, F.; Pfister, J. A.; Soares, M. P. S.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938338)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
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Cover for Prevention of ochratoxin A in grapes and wine.

Ochratoxin A has been frequently detected in grapes and its derived products since 1996, with contamination limits fixed by the European Commission for dried vine fruits, wine and grape juice to protect consumers. Ochratoxin A is produced in vineyards, primarily by Aspergillus carbonarius....

Author(s)
Battilani, P.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930820)
Type
Book chapter

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