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Cover for Management: physical, cultural, chemical.

The ecology of parthenium weed (Parthenium hysterophorus), particularly its persistent soil seed bank, the multiple dispersal mechanisms and the ability to reach reproductive maturity quickly, allows it to persist in areas following initial control activities. To attain the desired level of...

Author(s)
Campbell, S. D.; Vogler, W. D.; Tamado Tana
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780645254)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Parasites of the eye and nervous system.

This chapter focuses on parasitic infections of the eyes and nervous system of dogs and cats, such as thelaziosis, encephalitozoonosis, neosporosis and toxoplasmosis. Their aetiology, transmission, clinical features, diagnosis, treatment (mechanical removal, drug therapy), prevention and zoonotic...

Author(s)
Elsheikha, H. M.; Wright, I.; McGarry, J.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786394040)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Tomato and pepper.

This chapter describes some diseases (including postharvest diseases) of tomato and pepper, including their symptoms and causal agents (bacteria, viral and fungi, including seedborne and soilborne). Some control measures are given, such as use of pesticides, cultural methods, resistant cultivars,...

Author(s)
O'Neill, T.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781845937737)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Carrot, celery and parsnip.

This chapter describes some fungal (including seedborne and soilborne) and viral diseases, including postharvest diseases, of three temperate vegetable crop species, namely Daucus carota subsp. sativus (carrot), Apium graveolens var. dulce [A. graveolens] (celery) and Pastinaca sativa (parsnip),...

Author(s)
George, R. A. T.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781845937737)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Perspective on livestock-generated GHGs and climate.

The greenhouse gases (GHGs) attributed to agriculture and animal agriculture are methane (CH4) and nitrous oxide (N2O). The relative absorptivity of the infrared radiation of carbon dioxide (CO2) is about 21-fold and 310-fold higher than for each molecule of CH4 or N2O, respectively. As the...

Author(s)
Takahashi, J.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644325)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Saponins.

This chapter focuses on saponins in quinoa (Chenopodium quinoa), particularly on their chemical structures, biosynthesis, and industrial applications. The genetic basis of saponin content, methods for saponin analysis, and techniques for the removal of saponins from seeds are also covered.

Author(s)
Bhargava, A.; Srivastava, S.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642260)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Nasal bot flies (Diptera: Oestridae, Oestrinae).

This chapter covers the taxonomy, morphology, life cycle, behaviour, bionomics, medical and veterinary importance, prevention and control of nasal bot flies (Oestridae). Focus is given on species that act as obligate larval parasites that develop in the nasopharyngeal cavities of ungulate mammals...

Author(s)
Russell, R. C.; Otranto, D.; Wall, R. L.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780640372)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Flatworm parasite proteomics.

This chapter discusses the steps involved in the analysis of flatworm proteome: preparation of parasitic flatworm samples (protein collection, solubilization of proteins, removal of contaminating substances), protein separation before two-dimensional electrophoresis, protein separation by...

Author(s)
Morphew, R. M.; Barrett, J.; Brophy, P. M.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9780851990279)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for How to elucidate seed fate? A review of methods used to study seed removal and secondary seed dispersal.

Author(s)
Forget, P. M.; Wenny, D.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851998060)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Nitrate in fresh water and nitrous oxide in the atmosphere.

In this chapter, nitrate in groundwater, farming activities above aquifers, and nitrogen removal from groundwater, are briefly described with reference to UK conditions. Nitrogen in surface waters is discussed in terms of algal blooms, large water plants, and nutrient enrichment. The concept of the ...

Author(s)
Addiscott, T. M.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851999135)
Type
Book chapter

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