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Cover for The insect pests of flowers and fruits.

This chapter contains examples of insect pests specialized to attack flowers, fruits and seeds, including biting pests (such as Dermaptera, Coleoptera, Lepidoptera, Diptera, and Hymenoptera), and sucking pests (such as Thysanoptera, Heteroptera, and Sternorrhyncha). Examples of pests, mainly...

Author(s)
Freeman, B. E.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241181)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Introduction, the nature of natural.

The entire raison d'ĂȘtre of this book is to try and ascertain why we eat so few of the plant species that are available to us on Earth. In attempting this feat the first chapter tries to establish whether our impoverished diet is a new phenomenon. The evidence suggests that our ancestral diets...

Author(s)
Warren, J. M.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645087)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Cockroaches (Blattodea: Blattidae, Blatellidae and Blaberidae).

This chapter covers the taxonomy, morphology, life cycle, behaviour, bionomics, veterinary and medical importance, prevention and control of cockroaches. Focus is given on their role in the contamination of food and feeds, as disease vectors and cause of allergies. Species given emphasis are ...

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 Integrated pest management in stored grains.

This chapter discusses the origin of stored-grain insect pests, the assessment of storage losses, the detection of insect infestation in stored commodities using physical, chemical and staining, the identification of insects in stored grain, and the sources of infestation. The storage structures...

Author(s)
Shankar, U.; Abrol, D. P.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938086)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Stored-grain insect areawide pest management.

This chapter describes an areawide pest management programme for insect pests of stored grains (focusing on wheat), considering the operating practices of elevators; the economic losses attributed to insects; the natural enemies of stored-grain insects; and the current insect pest management...

Author(s)
Hagstrum, D. W.; Flinn, P. W.; Reed, C. R.; Phillips, T. W.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845933722)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Development of postharvest phytosanitary disinfestation treatments.

This chapter discusses the development of a postharvest pest management system, and the following topics were included: types of treatments; commodity characteristics; pest identity; test populations of quarantine pests; rearing, holding and treatment facilities; target stage of pest; dose-response ...

Author(s)
Heather, N. W.; Hallman, G. J.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845933432)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Disinfestation with cold.

This chapter discusses the use of cold treatment to control quarantine pests, the benefit and disadvantages of cold treatment, and cold resistance in pests (at different life stages).

Author(s)
Heather, N. W.; Hallman, G. J.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845933432)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Phytosanitary heat treatments.

This chapter discusses the different methods of using heat to control pests on commodities. Disinfestation of food commodities with heat to satisfy phytosanitary requirements has the advantage of freedom from chemical residues and satisfies consumers generally concerned in this way as well as those ...

Author(s)
Heather, N. W.; Hallman, G. J.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845933432)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Disinfestation by fumigation.

This chapter discusses the use of fumigants to control plant pests and storage pests. The efficacies of some specific fumigants are described. The environmental impact and adverse effects of some of the fumigants are discussed.

Author(s)
Heather, N. W.; Hallman, G. J.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845933432)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Disinfestation with modified (controlled) atmosphere storage.

This chapter discusses the use of modified atmosphere as phytosanitary treatment against pests of fresh fruits, vegetables and cut flowers. The major disadvantages for its use on fresh commodities are the extended times required at low temperatures for complete pest mortality and the complicated...

Author(s)
Heather, N. W.; Hallman, G. J.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845933432)
Type
Book chapter

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