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CABI (مرکز کشاورزی و علوم زیستی بین المللی) بین المللی نه تنها یک سازمان سودآور است ، بلکه زندگی مردم و کشاورزان را بهبود می بخشد و در سراسر جهان تلاشش این است که  با ارائه اطلاعات و استفاده از تخصص علمی برای حل مشکلات در کشاورزی و محیط زیست اقدام کند.

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Conservation agriculture for Africa: building resilient farming systems in a changing climate.
This book provides an updated assessment of trends in the adaptation and adoption of conservation agriculture (CA) in different countries of Africa. It provides information on the contribution of CA systems to building resilience in a changing climate while increasing productivity, profitability…
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Kassam, A. H.; Mkomwa, S.; Friedrich, T.
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۲۰۱۷ CABI (H ISBN 9781780645681)
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Enabling agri-entrepreneurship and innovation: empirical evidence and solutions for conflict regions and transitioning economies.
This book provides information on agri-entrepreneurship from various authors’ work in conflict areas (particularly Mindanao in the Philippines), transitional economies and poor countries. The book begins with a comparison of general entrepreneurs with agri-entrepreneurs. The next chapters discuss…
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Chan, C.; Sipes, B.; Lee, T. S.
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۲۰۱۷ CABI (H ISBN 9781780647753)
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Food supply networks: trust and e-business.
This book bridges the gap between innovative ICT potentials for cost-efficient processes in the European food chain and trust between companies in the food chain. Using case studies from European countries, chapters discuss trust-building methods for food networks in an e-business environment. Key…
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Canavari, M.; Fritz, M.; Schiefer, G.
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۲۰۱۶ CABI (H ISBN 9781845936396)
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Big data’s big potential in developing economies: impact on agriculture, health and environmental security.
This book aims at identifying and understanding the key factors and mechanisms involved in the diffusion and utilization of big data (BD) in key policy areas such as agriculture, health care and the environment in developing countries. The book has eight chapters and covers: (1) the current status, …
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Kshetri, N.
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۲۰۱۶ CABI (H ISBN 9781780648682)
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Farm-level modelling: techniques, applications and policy.
The 14 chapters in this book provide an introduction to the techniques used and the issues addressed by farm-level models. They underline the potential that exists to generate new insights and guidance for policy makers as these models come to be more widely used. The book is split into two…
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Shrestha, S.; Barnes, A.; Ahmadi, B. V.
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۲۰۱۶ CABI (H ISBN 9781780644288)
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Harnessing dividends from drylands: innovative scaling up with soil nutrients.
This book brings together the results of a novel scaling-up initiative of the Bhoochetana Mission Program implemented during 2009-2012 in Karnataka. The second phase of Bhoochetana covers all 30 districts for both irrigated and dryland crops with strong leadership by the Government of Karnataka…
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Raju, K. V.; Wani, S. P.
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۲۰۱۶ CABI (H ISBN 9781780648156)
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Millets value chain for nutritional security: a replicable success model from India.
This book reveals the various components of the sorghum value chain and the interventions attempted under the National Agricultural Innovation Project’s (NAIP) Millets Value Chain subproject in India. Chapter 1 presents an overview of the production and utilization of millets, while chapter 2…
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Dayakar Rao, B.; Malleshi, N. G.; Annor, G. A.; Patil, J. V.
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۲۰۱۶ CABI (H ISBN 9781780648309)
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Sustainable water management in smallholder farming: theory and practice.
This book with 12 chapters provides an introduction to the theoretical foundations of agricultural water management, and presents a range of basic techniques for promoting efficient water use on farms. Subjects covered include crop water requirements, soil and water conservation, rainwater…
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Finley, S.
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۲۰۱۶ CABI (H ISBN 9781780646862)
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International trade and food security: the future of Indian agriculture.
This book presents recent work on demand and supply projections for food grains and high-value agri-food commodities in India. It projects the implications of policies and trade on farm and non-farm incomes, poverty and income distribution in rural and urban areas. It also looks at the future…
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Brouwer, F.; Joshi, P. K.
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۲۰۱۶ CABI (H ISBN 9781780642826)
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Regenerating forests and livelihoods in Nepal: a new lease of life. Unfolding the experience of 20 years of poverty alleviation through leasehold forestry in the Himalayas.
This book seeks to capture the leasehold forestry experience, with a special focus on the Leasehold Forestry and Livestock Programme, which has been a critical part of the leasehold forestry experience in Nepal for approximately 20 years. It describes the origins and evolution of the various…
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Thierry, B.
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۲۰۱۵ CABI (H ISBN 9781780646312)
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Transition pathways towards sustainability in agriculture: case studies from Europe.
The aim of this book is to improve the understanding of transition processes in European agriculture. It focuses on ’emerging transitions’ – how new organizational forms and technologies change, and are changed by, mainstream actors and practices in the agricultural sector. This is achieved through …
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Sutherland, L. A.; Darnhofer, I.; Wilson, G. A.; Zagata, L.
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۲۰۱۵ CABI (H ISBN 9781780642192)
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Potato and sweetpotato in Africa: transforming the value chains for food and nutrition security.
This book is based on papers presented at the Ninth Triennial African Potato Association Conference, Naivasha, Kenya, 30 June-4 July 2013.The book focuses on the policies for germplasm exchange, food security and trade in Africa, seed systems, breeding and disease management and postharvest…
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Low, J.; Nyongesa, M.; Quinn, S.; Parker, M.
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۲۰۱۵ CABI (H ISBN 9781780644202)
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Crop improvement, adoption, and impact of improved varieties in food crops in sub-Saharan Africa.
This book contains 21 chapters presenting the most comprehensive, accurate and informative view of the spread of improved crop cultivars in Africa south of Sahara. The importance of the diffusion and adoption of different crop cultivars and the impacts of the use of these improved cultivars are…
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Walker, T. S.; Alwang, J.
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۲۰۱۵ CABI (H ISBN 9781780644011)
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Conservation agriculture in subsistence farming. Case studies from South Asia and beyond.
This book focuses on the latest research in conservation agriculture (CA), with an emphasis on the applicability of results worldwide. Using South Asia as a case study, it examines the history and current state of CA regionally and globally, and explores the long-term impacts the adoption of CA…
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Chan, C.; Fantle-Lepczyk, J.
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۲۰۱۵ CABI (H ISBN 9781780644233)
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Transition to agricultural market economies: the future of Kazakhstan, Russia and Ukraine.
This book offers information on the agricultural economy of Kazakhstan, Russia and Ukraine (KRU region). It covers a wide range of relevant issues, such as agricultural policies that affect production and trade, the privatization of land markets, the optimal use of fertilizers and other inputs, and …
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Schmitz, A.; Meyers, W. H.
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۲۰۱۵ CABI (H ISBN 9781780645353)
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Coping with risk in agriculture: applied decision analysis.
As with earlier editions, the aim of this book is to support better agricultural decision making by explaining what can be done nowadays in risk analysis and risk management. As before, the intended readership includes senior undergraduate or graduate students of agricultural and rural resource…
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Hardaker, J. B.; Lien, G.; Anderson, J. R.; Huirne, R. B. M.
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۲۰۱۵ CABI (H ISBN 9781780645742)
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Exotic fruits and nuts of the New World.
This monograph attempts to cover many of the tropical fruit and nut crops (belonging to Anacardiaceae, Calophyllaceae, Clusiaceae and Cactaceae, Myrtaceae, Sapotaceae, Solanaceae, Sapindaceae, Passifloraceae and Caricaceae, Arecaceae and other families) that have been infrequently covered in…
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Duarte, O.; Paull, R.
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۲۰۱۵ CABI (H ISBN 9781780645056)
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Climate change impact and adaptation in agricultural systems.
This book contains 17 chapters focusing on the impacts of climate change on ecosystems, food security, water resources and economic stability. Strategies to develop sustainable systems that minimize impact on climate and/or mitigate the effects of human activity on climate change are also presented.
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Fuhrer, J.; Gregory, P.
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۲۰۱۴ CABI (H ISBN 9781780642895)
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Nutrient deficiencies of field crops: guide to diagnosis and management.
This book presents guidelines on the identification of macronutrient and micronutrient deficiency symptoms in cereal crops (maize, rice, sorghum, pearl millet, wheat and barley), pulse crops (pigeon pea, green gram, black gram, cowpea, cluster bean, chickpea, Phaseolus vulgaris, lentil and pea),…
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Kumar, P.; Sharma, M. K.
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۲۰۱۳ CABI (H ISBN 9781780642789)
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Sustainable animal agriculture.
This book with eighteen chapters draws together themes on sustainability that have emerged as the most pressing in recent years. The book addresses practical topics such as air quality, manure management, animal feeds, production efficiency, environmental sustainability, biotechnology issues,…
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Kebreab, E.
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۲۰۱۳ CABI (H ISBN 9781780640426)
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Promoting investment in agriculture for increased production and productivity.
This book identifies drivers of investment and then analyses policy options that cause those drivers to channel investment into agriculture in developing countries. Chapter 2 presents the concept and definition of investment in general, and chapter 3 analyses investment in agriculture. Chapter 4…
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Syed, S.; Miyazako, M.
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۲۰۱۳ CABI (H ISBN 9781780643885)
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Banana systems in the humid highlands of sub-Saharan Africa: enhancing resilience and productivity.
This book addresses issues related to intensification of banana-based cropping systems in the (sub)humid highland areas of Africa. The information that is presented in the 28 chapters of the book is based on research carried out in the Great Lakes Region by CIALCA (Consortium for Improving…
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Blomme, G.; Asten, P. van; Vanlauwe, B.
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۲۰۱۳ CABI (H ISBN 9781780642314)
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Shifting cultivation and secondary succession in the tropics.
The present book attempts to document and systematize findings on shifting cultivation on a pan-tropical basis, drawing on major findings in the literature in the last five decades. The current book examines the processes of secondary succession and soil fertility restoration under bush fallow…
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Aweto, A. O.
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۲۰۱۳ CABI (H ISBN 9781780640433)
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Innovation in agri-food clusters: theory and case studies.
This book offers an integrated, comprehensive assessment of agri-food innovation theories and their applications. It explores the models, methods and metrics of innovation analysis in the context of a single centre – the global agrifood and oilseeds complex centred in Saskatoon, Canada. Over the…
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Phillips, P. W. B.; Ryan, C. D.
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۲۰۱۳ CABI (H ISBN 9781780640419)
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Realizing Africa’s rice promise.
This book provides a comprehensive overview of the rice sector in Africa and the ongoing rice research and development activities in the region. Specific topics are classified under the following headings: overview of rice in Africa (chapters 1-4), rice genetic diversity and improvement (chapters…
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Wopereis, M. C. S.; Johnson, D. E.; Ahmadi, N.; Tollens, E.; Jalloh, A.
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۲۰۱۳ CABI (H ISBN 9781845938123)
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Quinoa: botany, production and uses.
This book provides a comprehensive account of the botany, production and uses of quinoa (Chenopodium quinoa). The book is divided into four sections spread over 14 chapters. Part I (chapters 1-3) introduces the readers to the crop, its history and distribution. Part II (chapters 4-5) discusses the…
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Bhargava, A.; Srivastava, S.
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۲۰۱۳ CABI (H ISBN 9781780642260)
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Rural women in leadership: positive factors for leadership development.
The study presented in this book was undertaken as a means of ascertaining the key factors facilitating the development and acquisition of leadership skills among women leaders from rural areas of Northern Ireland. Two secondary questions guided the research design. First, what people,…
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McVay, L. A.
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۲۰۱۳ CABI (H ISBN 9781780641607)
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Biofuel crops: production, physiology and genetics.
This book begins with a review of the history of biofuel. It contains chapters that are devoted to emerging technologies for biofuel production, cell wall structure and destructing approaches, cellulosic biofuel crops role in phytoremediation, and feedstock pretreatment methods. Detailed discussion …
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Singh, B. P.
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۲۰۱۳ CABI (H ISBN 9781845938857)
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Natural antioxidants and biocides from wild medicinal plants.
This book provides an up-to-date treatment of antioxidant and biocidal compounds mainly from Latin American plants. New antimicrobials, insecticides and antioxidants are compiled in a single source for the first time based on the research and knowledge of several internationally renowned research…
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Céspedes, C. L.; Sampietro, D. A.; Seigler, D. S.; Rai, M.
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۲۰۱۳ CABI (H ISBN 9781780642338)
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Agricultural markets in a transitioning economy: an Albanian case study.
This book focuses on the major challenges and opportunities facing agriculture sectors in the wake of the transition from a planned to a market economy and potential entry to the European Union. Using Albania as a case study, it examines the shift from a centrally planned economy to free markets,…
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Chan-Halbrendt, C.; Fantle-Lepczyk, J.
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۲۰۱۳ CABI (H ISBN 9781780641003)
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Developing successful agriculture: an Australian case study.
This book showcases the development of Australian agriculture and draws implications for other countries about what they could learn from the lessons and experiences of Australian agriculture. It is written chiefly for agricultural and rural policy makers in government departments and international …
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Zhou, Z. Y.
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۲۰۱۳ CABI (H ISBN 9781845939458)
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Agrobiodiversity conservation: securing the diversity of crop wild relatives and landraces.
This book contains 43 chapters, 36 of which were presented at the a conference entitled “Towards the establishment of genetic reserves for crop wild relatives and landraces in Europe” held at the University of Madeira, Funchal, Portugal between 13 and 17 September 2010. The conference papers are…
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Maxted, N.; Ehsan Dulloo, M.; Ford-Lloyd, B. V.; Frese, L.; Iriondo, J. M.; Pinheiro de Carvalho, M. A. A.
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۲۰۱۲ CABI (H ISBN 9781845938512)
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Fungicide resistance in crop protection: risk and management.
This book contains 21 chapters contributed by active researchers from several countries including Brazil, Canada, the Czech Republic, France, Greece, India, Israel, Italy, Japan, Sweden, Switzerland, the UK and the USA. The book chapters have been divided into five sections. The first section on…
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Thind, T. S.
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۲۰۱۲ CABI (H ISBN 9781845939052)
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Fish parasites: pathobiology and protection.
This book covers protozoa and metazoan parasites that cause disease and mortality in economically important fishes. All chapters are written by scientists who have considerable experience and expertise on the parasites. The selection of pathogens for inclusion in the book are made by the editors,…
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Woo, P. T. K.; Buchmann, K.
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۲۰۱۲ CABI (H ISBN 9781845938062)
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Restoring community connections to the land: building resilience through community-based rangeland management in China and Mongolia.
This book contains 12 chapters providing information on case studies that describe the change, loss, re-emergence and resilience of seven herder communities located in distinct socio-ecological settings ranging from the Gobi Desert of Mongolia to the Tibetan Plateau regions of China’s Sichuan and…
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Fernández-Giménez, M. E.; Wang, X.; Baival, B.; Klein, J. A.; Reid, R. S.
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۲۰۱۲ CABI (H ISBN 9781845938949)
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Beneficial microorganisms in agriculture, food and the environment: safety assessment and regulation.
As the main impetus for regulating microorganisms is to reach an acceptable level of safety with respect to human health and environment, the main aim of the book is instead to critically examine the safety principles that have governed the development of regulations in representative countries,…
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Sundh, I.; Wilcks, A.; Goettel, M.
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۲۰۱۲ CABI (H ISBN 9781845938109)
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The economics of regulation in agriculture: compliance with public and private standards.
This volume investigates the cost implications and competitiveness effects resulting from regulations and standards in the fields of environment, human health and animal welfare and production-linked rules of “good agricultural conditions” for a range of agricultural products in the EU, USA, Canada …
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Brouwer, F.; Fox, G.; Jongeneel, R.
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۲۰۱۲ CABI (H ISBN 9781845935573)
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Arthropod pests of horticultural crops in tropical Asia.
This book presents detailed descriptions of pests of horticultural crops in tropical Asia, their taxonomy, latin and common names, their host ranges, the kinds of damage they cause and their natural enemies. Excellent photography of the pest species and their damage are also provided.
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Muniappan, R.; Shepard, B. M.; Carner, G. R.; Ooi, P. A. C.
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۲۰۱۲ CABI (H ISBN 9781845939519)
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Productivity growth in agriculture: an international perspective.
This volume is written primarily for agricultural economists doing research on productivity. It includes discussions of the theoretical underpinnings of productivity measurement as well as the many practical considerations that go into translating this theory into actual measures of aggregated…
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Fuglie, K. O.; Wang, S. L.; Ball, V. E.
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۲۰۱۲ CABI (H ISBN 9781845939212)
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Living with the trees of life. Towards the transformation of tropical agriculture.
This book analyses and presents case studies on how agroforestry offers innovative and compelling pathways towards food security, human well-being and environmental sustainability. The book underlines how modern science and improved varieties of trees allied to centuries-old knowledge can provide a …
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Leakey, R.
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۲۰۱۲ CABI (H ISBN 9781780640990)
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Farm incomes, wealth and agricultural policy: filling the CAP’s core information gap.
The main thesis of this book is that, within the EU’s Common Agricultural Policy (CAP), incomes are not, and never have been, assessed in a way that is appropriate to the fundamental needs of policy. This also applies in the UK and most other industrialized countries. Furthermore, with a few…
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Hill, B.
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۲۰۱۲ CABI (H ISBN 9781845938475)
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Disease resistance in wheat.
This book has 15 chapters focusing on the resistance of wheat to major diseases. Information on the various major wheat diseases and their economic importance are also presented.
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Sharma, I.
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۲۰۱۲ CABI (H ISBN 9781845938185)
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Serbia on the road to EU accession. Consequences for agricultural policy and the agri-food chain.
This book aims at providing relevant background information in the event that a decision is made by the EU to begin accession negotiations with Serbia. If this happens, then the full set of Copenhagen criteria will become relevant. The book focuses on one of the Copenhagen criteria: the existence…
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Berkum, S. van; Bogdanov, N.
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۲۰۱۲ CABI (H ISBN 9781780641454)
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Sustainable livestock management for poverty alleviation and food security.
This practical learning guide, composed of 12 chapters, focuses on supporting livestock within the smallholder mixed farming systems. It provides practical ways to understand and improve smallholder animal husbandry under a variety of agricultural and ecological conditions based on the Endogenous…
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Hooft, K. E. van’t; Wollen, T. S.; Bhandari, B. P.
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۲۰۱۲ CABI (H ISBN 9781845938277)
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Agricultural policies for poverty reduction.
This volume (consisting of 5 chapters, in addition to an introduction) is concerned with the role of agricultural policies in developing countries, with a focus on their potential for raising the incomes of agricultural and rural households and thereby reducing poverty. The welfare impacts of…
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Brooks, J.
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۲۰۱۲ CABI (H ISBN 9781780641058)
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Modeling physiology of crop development, growth and yield.
This book presents quantitative hypotheses for key processes in crop development, growth and yield. The emphasis is on functions that offer comparatively simple hypotheses, yet are appropriate over a range of conditions. The book is organized into four parts. The first part (chapters 1-5) presents…
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Soltani, A.; Sinclair, T. R.
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۲۰۱۲ CABI (H ISBN 9781845939700)
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The food and financial crises in sub-Saharan Africa: origins, impacts and policy implications.
This book focuses on the 2007-2008 food price crisis and the ensuing financial and economic crisis (both globally and in sub-Saharan Africa), illustrating the problems using country case studies that cover their origins, effects on agriculture and rural poverty, and their underlying factors. The 13 …
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Lee, D. R.; Ndulo, M.
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۲۰۱۱ CABI (H ISBN 9781845938284)
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Tropical vegetable production.
This volume consists of two parts. Part 1 comprises 6 chapters concerning the principles and practice of tropical vegetable production (including site, topography, soils and water; site management, seeds and types of cultivars; support for farmers; crop preparation and management; reducing pre- and …
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George, R. A. T.
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۲۰۱۱ CABI (H ISBN 9781845937539)
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Agricultural seed production.
This book has 14 chapters focusing on the principles and practice of agricultural seed production of the main agricultural crop species of importance as sources of food and feed. The taxonomy of these major crop species, either as single or groups of families, and their specific seed production…
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George, R. A. T.
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۲۰۱۱ CABI (H ISBN 9781845938192)
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Grassland productivity and ecosystem services.
This book contains 28 chapters with emphasis on the interactive nature of the relationships between the soil, plant, animal and environmental components of grassland systems, both natural and managed. It analyses the present knowledge and the future trends of research for combining the classical…
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Lemaire, G.; Hodgson, J.; Chabbi, A.
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۲۰۱۱ CABI (H ISBN 9781845938093)
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Biology and breeding of food legumes.
This book offers an extensive reference on the recent developments made in major food legumes. It offers exhaustive information on various aspects related to history, origin and evolution, botany, breeding objectives and methods, hybrid technology, doubled-haploid breeding and in vitro techniques;…
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Pratap, A.; Kumar, J.
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۲۰۱۱ CABI (H ISBN 9781845937669)
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Farm business management: analysis of farming systems.
This book discusses the methods to determine optimal systems in farm business management. The methods are all about problem solving, as any decision situation implies choice and, therefore, requires a method for deciding which alternative maximizes the objectives. The book is not, however, about…
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Nuthall, P. L.
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۲۰۱۱ CABI (H ISBN 9781845938390)
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Soil hydrology, land use and agriculture: measurement and modelling.
This book presents some of the complex interactions between soil hydrology and land use management changes on a watershed scale, and determines the influence of these changes on soil, water and solute dynamics within the vadose zone. The book synthesizes information on several existing soil…
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Shukla, M. K.
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۲۰۱۱ CAB International (H ISBN 9781845937973)
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Vegetable production and marketing in Africa: socio-economic research.
This book provides a collection of conceptual and methodological chapters on the socio-economic aspects of vegetable production-to-marketing systems in Africa. The diverse topics covered in this book include the conceptual challenges in economic research on vegetable production systems, the…
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Mithöfer, D.; Waibel, H.
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۲۰۱۱ CABI (H ISBN 9781845936495)
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Food security in Africa and Asia: strategies for small-scale agricultural development.
This book builds on the premise that food security in low-income countries may be achieved through sustained effort by the local small-scale and subsistence farming communities, with the active support from local, national and international agencies. It states that any such effort will endure only…
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Bakker, H.
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۲۰۱۱ CABI (H ISBN 9781845938413)
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African seed enterprises: sowing the seeds of food security.
The case studies from nine African countries presented in this book provide an overview of the current status of the African seed sector, and associated challenges and opportunities. They form a solid basis for a broad-based discussion on how to strengthen the sector to the benefit of food security …
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Mele, P. van; Bentley, J. W.; Guéi, R. G.
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۲۰۱۱ CABI (H ISBN 9781845938437)
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Labels of origin for food: local development, global recognition.
This book seeks to set geographical indications (GIs) in the context of the overall development of today’s economies and societies as marked by globalization and the interaction of cultures that this entails. The book is divided into two parts. The first part (chapters 1-6) sets out the findings of …
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Barham, E.; Sylvander, B.
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۲۰۱۱ CAB International (H ISBN 9781845933524)
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Agrobiodiversity management for food security: a critical review.
This book aims to build on and extend the wealth of information presented in a previous book, Agrobiodiversity: Characterization, Utilization and Management (Wood and Lenné, ۱۹۹۹), to show how agrobiodiversity can effectively and efficiently be managed for food security. Chapter 1 revisits the role …
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Lenné, J. M.; Wood, D.
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۲۰۱۱ CABI (H ISBN 9781845937614)
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Small-scale fisheries management: frameworks and approaches for the developing world.
This book contains 12 chapters on the development, management, marketing, effects of climatic change and poverty reduction in small-scale fisheries in developing countries and rural areas.
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Pomeroy, R. S.; Andrew, N. L.
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۲۰۱۱ CABI (H ISBN 9781845936075)
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African smallholders. Food crops, markets and policy.
This book investigates how the changed agricultural policy climate affected government policies in the nine countries studied already as part of the preceding project: Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Nigeria, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia. By repeating the cross-sectional survey made in…
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Djurfeldt, G.; Aryeetey, E.; Isinika, A. C.
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۲۰۱۱ CABI (H ISBN 9781845937164)
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Enzymes in farm animal nutrition.
The book is a compilation of different articles that focuses on the application of different enzymes on the livestock nutrition to improve feed formulation, production cost, feed efficiency and animal performance. Topics discussed are introduction on the current market and expected developments in…
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Bedford, M. R.; Partridge, G. G.
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۲۰۱۰ CABI (H ISBN 9781845936747)
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Nourishing the land, nourishing the people: a Madagascar success story.
This book (consisting of 13 chapters) tells the story of a development initiative in southern Madagascar, the Upper Mandrare River Basin Development Project (PHBM), which enabled a region suffering from chronic drought and famine to become the breadbasket of the south. The PHBM is also an example…
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Shapiro, B.; Woldeyes, A.; Ramilison, H.; Rakotondratsima, A.
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۲۰۱۰ CABI (H ISBN 9781845937393)
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Breeding for disease resistance in farm animals.
The third edition of this book contains chapters that discuss the immune system and the genetic aspects of breeding livestock and fishes for increased resistance against viral, prion, bacterial, parasitic, vector-borne and metabolic diseases.
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Bishop, S. C.; Axford, R. F. E.; Nicholas, F. W.; Owen, J. B.
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۲۰۱۰ CABI (H ISBN 9781845935559)
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Biopesticides: pest management and regulation.
This book contains 8 chapters focusing on the current state and challenges in regulation, economic analysis, policy-making and technology/innovation adoption that affects the acceptability and wider use of biopesticides in the integrated management of agricultural pests.
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Bailey, A.; Chandler, D.; Grant, W. P.; Greaves, J.; Prince, G.; Tatchell, M.
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۲۰۱۰ CABI (H ISBN 9781845935597)
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Bread, beer and the seeds of change: Agriculture’s imprint on world history.
This book examines grain production and processing in various early agricultural societies as well as the technological advances in Western societies. The book is organized into three parts. The first part (chapters 2-6) examines background information and discusses the basics of cropping and food…
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Sinclair, T. R.; Sinclair, C. J.
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۲۰۱۰ CABI (H ISBN 9781845937058)
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Farm business management: the core skills.
This book is a practical guide to improving farm management, with emphasis on the core skills and techniques of making decisions. The book is divided into six parts. The three main sections cover observation, anticipation and risk management (Parts 1, 2 and 3, respectively). The main sections are…
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Nuthall, P. L.
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۲۰۱۰ CABI (H ISBN 9781845936679)
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Controlled atmosphere storage of fruits and vegetables.
This book covers the history and current technology reported and used in controlled atmosphere (CA) storage and modified atmosphere (MA) packaging, and its applicability and restrictions for use in a variety of crops in different situations. An introduction to the history of CA storage (chapter 1)…
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Thompson, A. K.
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۲۰۱۰ CABI (H ISBN 9781845936464)
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The soybean: botany, production and uses.
The book is divided into 6 sections (20 chapters) which deal with history and importance, botany, genetics and plant physiology, production, plant protection, utilization and marketing and trade of soyabeans.
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Guriqbal Singh
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۲۰۱۰ CABI (H ISBN 9781845936440)
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Agri-food chain relationships.
This book is the result of several years of research activity on the topic of how to better link farmers, processors and retailers with each other in order to ensure and improve the supply of food products which meet consumer needs and wants. The book is structured in three parts. Starting with an…
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Fischer, C.; Hartmann, M.
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۲۰۱۰ CABI (H ISBN 9781845936426)
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Tropical deltas and coastal zones: Food production, communities and environment at the land and water interface.
This book with 33 chapters divided into five parts is a compendium of selected papers from the conference that can be broadly categorized as land and water management, fisheries and aquaculture and rice-based agriculture systems. Intensification of aquaculture and rice-based agriculture frequently…
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Hoanh, C. T.; Szuster, B.; Kam, S.; Ismail, A.; Noble, A.
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۲۰۱۰ CABI (H ISBN 9781845936181)
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Climate change and crop production.
This book comprehensively addresses the impact of climate change on crop productivity and approaches to adapt to both biotic and abiotic stresses as well as approaches to reduce greenhouse gases. The predictions of climate change and its impact on crop productivity, adaptation to biotic and abiotic …
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Reynolds, M. P.
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۲۰۱۰ CABI (H ISBN 9781845936334)
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Farm business management: the human factor.
This book outlines the human components of what makes a person, and why a farm manager acts in particular ways. The following chapters bring past and new work as well as developments and theories from other disciplines, including psychology, to provide a well-structured set of ideas for…
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Nuthall, P. L.
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۲۰۰۹ CABI (H ISBN 9781845935986)
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Root-knot nematodes.
This book provides an overview (chapter 1) of the general biology, ecology and economic importance of root-knot nematodes (Meloidogyne spp.), and covers in detail the following: general morphology (chapter 2); taxonomy, identification and principal species (chapter 3); biochemical and molecular…
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Perry, R. N.; Moens, M.; Starr, J. L.
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۲۰۰۹ CABI (H ISBN 9781845934927)
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Biofuels: production, application and development.
This book contains 8 chapters presenting an outline of the problems associated with fossil fuel use, and discusses the consequences of burning fossil fuels as well as how the adoption of alternative fuels can mitigate global warming. Other chapters cover biologically produced, solid, gaseous and…
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Scragg, A.
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۲۰۰۹ CABI (H ISBN 9781845935924)
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River basin trajectories: societies, environments and development. Comprehensive Assessment of Water Management in Agriculture Series 8.
This book contains 11 papers which cover a range of vital topics in the areas of water, agriculture, food security and ecosystems – the entire spectrum of developing and managing water in agriculture, from fully irrigated to fully rainfed lands. They are about people and society, why they decide to …
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Molle, F.; Wester, P.
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۲۰۰۹ CABI (H ISBN 9781845935382)
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Agro-industries for development.
This book highlights the current status and future course of agro-industries and bringing further attention to the valuable contribution that the agro-industrial sector can make to international development. This book explores different elements of the broad issues associated with the development…
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Silva, C. A. da; Baker, D.; Shepherd, A. W.; Jenane, C.; Miranda-da-Cruz, S.
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۲۰۰۹ CABI (H ISBN 9781845935764)
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Prioritizing agricultural research for development: experiences and lessons.
This book shows how a diversity of methods have been used to fit specific CGIAR Centre contexts (whether global and regional, or research-focused on genetic improvement or natural resources management), with more emphasis on simpler and more transparent methods that are readily understandable to a…
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Raitzer, D. A.; Norton, G. W.
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۲۰۰۹ CABI (H ISBN 9781845935665)
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Rangeland degradation and recovery in China’s pastoral lands.
This book provides reference material for those responsible for grazing land management in China and its long-term consequences (environmental, social and economic). It responds to the urgent need to collate and review some of the major degradation experienced in China’s vast pastoral lands. An…
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Squires, V. R.; Lu XinShi; Lu Qi; Wang Tao; Yang YouLin
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۲۰۰۹ CABI (H ISBN 9781845934965)
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Biology of breeding poultry
This book contains chapters that discuss the breeding, reproduction, behaviour, housing, feeding, health and welfare of broiler chickens, turkeys and ducks for meat production.
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Hocking, P.
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۲۰۰۹ CABI (H ISBN 9781845933753)
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Intellectual property rights and food security.
This book examines the contribution which intellectual property rights can make in the struggle for food security in developing countries. The book consists of 11 chapters. Chapter 1 locates intellectual property rights within the armoury of food security policies. Chapter 2 deals with definitional …
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Blakeney, M.
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۲۰۰۹ CABI (H ISBN 9781845935603)
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Agritourism.
This book presents the depth of the new wave of agritourism apparent around the world. This book consists of four parts. The first section is an introduction to the economics of agritourism; it introduces the role of organization, management, logistics, safety, marketing, finance, economics and…
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Sznajder, M.; Przezbórska, L.; Scrimgeour, F.
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۲۰۰۹ CABI (H ISBN 9781845934828)
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Plant cold hardiness: from the laboratory to the field.
This book is a collection of invited and selected papers on plant cold hardiness that were presented at the 8th International Plant Cold Hardiness Seminar (8IPCHS) hosted by the University of Saskatchewan in 3-9 August 2007. The collection of chapters in this book represent seeks to integrate the…
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Gusta, L. V.; Wisniewski, M. E.; Tanino, K. K.
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۲۰۰۹ CABI (H ISBN 9781845935139)
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Citrus mites: identification, bionomy and control.
This book, which is divided into two parts, focuses on mites associated with citrus. The first part provides (i) an overview of the world’s citriculture, species and varieties cultivated, and the importance of injurious mites; (ii) introduction to morphology and classification of mites; (iii)…
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Vacante, V.
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۲۰۰۹ CABI (H ISBN 9781845934989)
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The next rural economies: constructing rural place in global economies.
This book underscores the extent to which different nations are confronting common challenges associated with the structural forces of globalization, while at the same time highlighting and comparing the context-specific nature of local and regional responses to rural change. Second, the book…
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Halseth, G.; Markey, S.; Bruce, D.
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۲۰۰۹ CABI (H ISBN 9781845935818)
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Rainfed agriculture: unlocking the potential.
This book, which contains 14 chapters, covers all aspects of rainfed agriculture, starting with its potential, current status, rainwater harvesting and supplementary irrigation, to policies, approaches, institutions for upscaling, and impacts of integrated water management programmes in rainfed…
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Wani, S. P.; Rockström, J.; Oweis, T.
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۲۰۰۹ CABI (H ISBN 9781845933890)
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Health benefits of organic food: effects of the environment.
This book is the result of a Workshop. The objective of this Workshop was to address three key issues: the quantifiable effects of organic in comparison with conventionally produced food on human health; the environment impact on these possible health benefits; and how the public perceives these…
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Givens, I.; Baxter, S.; Minihane, A. M.; Shaw, E.
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۲۰۰۸ CABI (H ISBN 9781845934590)
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Domestic duck production: science and practice.
This book contains chapters that discuss the history, biology, duck raising for meat and egg production, housing, growth, feeding, breeding, health and fertility. This book is intended as a practical guide for technical and advisory staff involved in both commercial and subsistence-level duck…
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Cherry, P.; Morris, T. R.
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۲۰۰۸ CABI (H ISBN 9780851990545)
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Conserving land, protecting water.
This volume follows from a project of the Comprehensive Assessment of Water Management in Agriculture that brought together experts in fields ranging across the social sciences, ecology, agricultural sciences, soil and water science, political science and development studies to examine examples of…
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Bossio, D.; Geheb, K.
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۲۰۰۸ CABI (H ISBN 9781845933876)
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Environmental risk assessment of genetically modified organisms: challenges and opportunities with Bt cotton in Vietnam, Vol.4.
This book (13 chapters), the fourth in a series (the first, second and third books focused on Bt maize in Kenya, Bt cotton in Brazil, and risk assessment and management of transgenic fish, respectively) that provides scientifically peer-reviewed tools that can help developing countries strengthen…
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Andow, D. A.; Hillbeck, A.; Tuat, N. van
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۲۰۰۸ CABI (H ISBN 9781845933906)
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Mycotoxins: detection methods, management, public health and agricultural trade.
This book is an outcome of the MycoGlobe conference in Accra. Most of the chapters are based on invited oral presentations made at the conference. The chapters in this book touch on issues including health, trade, ecology, epidemiology, occurrence, detection, management, awareness and policy. This…
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Leslie, J. F.; Bandyopadhyay, R.; Visconti, A.
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۲۰۰۸ CABI (H ISBN 9781845930820)
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Global pesticide resistance in arthropods.
This book contains 6 chapters focusing on the following topics: analysis of global pesticide resistance in arthropods; documentation of pesticide resistance in arthropods; the biochemical and molecular genetic basis of resistance to pesticides in arthropods; assessing the risk of the evolution of…
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Whalon, M. E.; Mota-Sanchez, D.; Hollingworth, R. M.
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۲۰۰۸ CABI (H ISBN 9781845933531)
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Mathematical modelling in animal nutrition.
The primary purpose of each of the subsequent chapters of this book is to promulgate quantitative approaches concerned with elucidating mechanisms in a particular area of the nutrition of ruminants, pigs, poultry, fish or pets. Given the diverse scientific backgrounds of the contributors of each…
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France, J.; Kebreab, E.
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۲۰۰۸ CABI (H ISBN 9781845933548)
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Poultry production in hot climates.
The first edition of this book was published in 1995 that deals with various sectors of the poultry industry in hot climates. The new second edition includes 12 chapters, wherein three are new and not included in the first edition. Chapter 1 covers an overview of the poultry industry in the warm…
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Daghir, N. J.
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۲۰۰۸ CABI (H ISBN 9781845932589)
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Sustainable farmland management: transdisciplinary approaches.
This edited collection is an exercise in transdisciplinary reflection on sustainable farmland management. It includes contributions from leading academics and emerging researchers from a range of disciplinary backgrounds including economics, agricultural sciences, geography and environmental…
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Fish, R.; Seymour, S.; Watkins, C.; Steven, M.
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۲۰۰۸ CABI (H ISBN 9781845933517)
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The economics of animal health and production.
This book gives a theoretical and practical basis for assessing the livestock systems and animal disease control for farm, private enterprise and government policy through the provision of data collection and analysis methods and examples of their application in decision making. This book draws on…
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Rushton, J.
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۲۰۰۸ CABI (H ISBN 9781845931940)
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Resource allocation theory applied to farm animal production.
This book is about resource allocation matters with the aim to further development thoughts and models on resource allocation applied to livestock production. It contains 18 chapters divided into 4 parts which discuss resources and resource allocation patterns, trade-offs, metabolic constraints to…
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Rauw, W. M.
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۲۰۰۸ CABI (H ISBN 9781845933944)
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Environmental impacts of pasture-based farming.
This book aims to raise awareness among scientists and policy makers of the impacts that grazed grasslands have on the environment. There are 10 chapters entitled: (1) Greenhouse gas emissions; (2) Impacts of pastoral grazing on soil quality; (3) Land-water interactions: impacts on the aquatic…
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McDowell, R. W.
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۲۰۰۸ CAB International (H ISBN 9781845934118)
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Organic farming: an international history.
This book discusses organic farming with regards to the origins and principles, policies and markets, organizations and institutions, and future concepts.
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Lockeretz, W.
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۲۰۰۷ CABI (H ISBN 9780851998336)
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Impact of science on African agriculture and food security.
This book, which contains 24 chapters and organized into three major parts, compiles available evidence of the impact of agricultural research in Eastern and Southern Africa to facilitate the mobilization of much needed additional investments for agricultural research and development in the…
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Anandajayasekeram, P.; Rukuni, M.; Babu, S.; Liebenberg, F.; Keswani, C. L.
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۲۰۰۷ CABI (H ISBN 9781845932671)
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Non-chemical weed management: principles, concepts and technology.
This book deals with the principles, concepts, technology, potential, limitations and impacts of various non-chemical weed management options. It contains 12 chapters discussing topics on prevention strategies in weed management, exploitation of weed crop interactions to manage weed problems,…
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Upadhyaya M. K.; Blackshaw R. E.
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۲۰۰۷ CABI (H ISBN 9781845932909)
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Sustainable poverty reduction in less-favoured areas.
The 19 chapters included in this book provide an overview of research conducted within the framework of the collaborative research programme on ‘Regional Food Security Policies for Natural Resource Management and Sustainable Economies’ (RESPONSE). The programme aimed to identify strategic options…
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Ruben, R.; Pender, J.; Kuyvenhoven, A.
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۲۰۰۷ CABI (H ISBN 9781845932770)
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Biological control: a global perspective.
This book contains 45 chapters divided into four sections, i.e. classical biocontrol programmes, inundative (or augmentative) biocontrol programmes (using nematodes, bacteria, fungi and viruses), conservation biocontrol programmes and networking in biocontrol. It describes the personal experiences…
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Vincent, C.; Goettel, M. S.; Lazarovits, G.
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۲۰۰۷ CABI (H ISBN 9781845932657)
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Decentralization and the social economics of development: lessons from Kenya.
This book focuses on the experience of decentralization in rural Kenya and is presented in two parts under the following themes: (i) successes and failures of decentralization (chapters 2-6); and (ii) socioeconomic and institutional preconditions for successful decentralization (chapters 7-10). The …
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Barrett, C. B.; Mude, A. G.; Omiti, J. M.
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۲۰۰۷ CABI (H ISBN 9781845932695)
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Agricultural biotechnology and intellectual property: seeds of change.
This book discusses the legal, agribusiness and public policy issues that connect intellectual property protection with advancements in agricultural biotechnology. It has 24 chapters and a subject index. The book is intended as a reference for students and practitioners in intellectual property and …
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Kesan, J. P.
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۲۰۰۷ CABI (H ISBN 9781845932015)
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The public, the media and agricultural biotechnology.
This book examines public perception, public deliberation and media presentation of agricultural biotechnology and genetically modified foods. Part I (chapters 1-7) is a review of some of the studies of public opinion about agricultural biotechnology, especially genetically modified organisms. Part …
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Brossard, D.; Shanahan, J.; Nesbitt, T. C.
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۲۰۰۷ CABI (H ISBN 9781845932046)
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Multifunctional agriculture: a transition theory perspective.
Using a novel approach based on transition theory, this book establishes a link between multifunctionality and debates on the postulated transition towards ‘post-productivism’ in agriculture. It argues that multifunctionality can best be understood as a spectrum of decision-making bounded by…
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Wilson, G. A.
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۲۰۰۷ CABI (H ISBN 9781845932565)
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Protozoal abortion in farm ruminants: guidelines for diagnosis and control.
This book contains guidelines for the diagnosis and control of protozoal reproduction losses in farm ruminants. This book is comprised of 5 chapters covering the following: reproductive problems in cattle and sheep; sample collection; aetiological diagnosis; differential diagnosis of protozoal…
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Ortega-Mora, L. M.; Gottstein, B.; Conraths, F. J.; Buxton, D.
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۲۰۰۷ CABI (H ISBN 9781845932114)
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Chickpea breeding and management.
This book covers all aspects of chickpea breeding and management, including: origin, taxonomy and ecology; geographic distribution; nutrition; genetics and cytogenetics; breeding methods and achievements; wild relatives; and genetic enrichment using molecular biology and biotechnology. Presenting…
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Yadav, S. S.; Redden, R. J.; Chen, W.; Sharma, B.
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۲۰۰۷ CABI (H ISBN 9781845932138)
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China’s livestock revolution: agribusiness and policy developments in the sheep meat industry.
The livestock sector of China today is barely recognizable to that of two decades ago. The enormous change and growth of the industry will continue to have profound effects both within China and internationally. Understanding China’s livestock revolution requires an in-depth study of the forces at…
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Waldron, S.; Brown, C.; Longworth, J.; Zhang CunGen
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۲۰۰۷ CABI (H ISBN 9781845932466)
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Inositol phosphates: linking agriculture and the environment.
This book brings together critical reviews on inositol phosphates in agriculture, ecology, and the environment. It includes 16 chapters covering a diverse range of topics, including the synthesis and hydrolysis of inositol phosphates, their role in animal nutrition, and their fate in soils and…
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Turner, B. L.; Richardson, A. E.; Mullaney, E. J.
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۲۰۰۷ CABI (H ISBN 9781845931520)
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The agricultural groundwater revolution: opportunities and threats to development.
This book addresses the issues of using groundwater in agricultural production in the developing world. By addressing the problems associated with the degradation and overexploitation of the groundwater resources, it explores the practiced and potential methods that meet the massive challenges of…
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Giordano, M.; Villholth, K. G.
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۲۰۰۷ CABI (H ISBN 9781845931728)
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The Common Agricultural Policy and organic farming: an institutional perspective on continuity and change.
This book deals with institutional change within the EU’s Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) and, in particular, it deals with the type of institutional change that is ideational in nature. A discursive institutional perspective on change is elaborated and applied with specific focus on the…
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Lynggaard, K.
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۲۰۰۶ CABI (H ISBN 9781845931148)
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Environment and livelihoods in tropical coastal zones: managing agriculture-fishery-aquaculture conflicts.
This book contains 22 selected papers presented at the title conference. These papers focus on the challenges people face in managing crops, aquaculture, fisheries and related ecosystems in inland areas of coastal zones in the tropics. A priority issue that emerges from the case studies presented…
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Hoanh, C. T.; Tuong, T. P.; Gowing, J. W.; Hardy, B.
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۲۰۰۶ CABI (H ISBN 9781845931070)
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Sociological perspectives of organic agriculture: from pioneer to policy.
This book focuses on the contributions that organic farming offers to wider social change. It considers the role of all those involved in creating an organic sector. By providing a range of quantitative and qualitative analyses of organic ‘farm-to-fork’ networks, the book shows how the way organic…
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Holt, G. C.; Reed, M.
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۲۰۰۶ CABI (H ISBN 9781845930387)
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‘E’ issues for agribusiness: the ‘what’, ‘why’, ‘how’.
The objectives of this book are twofold: (1) to identify, explain and summarize the concepts, technology, industry and management issues facing agribusiness today in an electronically enabled business landscape; and (2) to create an awareness of current and potential electronically enabled business …
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Bryceson, K. P.
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۲۰۰۶ CABI (H ISBN 9781845930714)
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WTO negotiations and agricultural trade liberalization: the effect of developed countries’ policies on developing countries.
This book arises from a joint research project between the Food and Resource Economics Institute in Denmark and the Food Policy Research Institute in Washington. It analyses the effects of developed countries’ agricultural policies on developing countries. The main focus is on food security,…
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Diaz-Bonilla, E.; Frandsen, S. E.; Robinson, S.
ISBN
۲۰۰۶ CABI (H ISBN 9781845930509)
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Policy reform and adjustment in the agricultural sectors of developed countries.
This book focuses on the policy implications of growing pressures for economic adjustment in the agricultural sectors of developed countries. Selected papers from an international workshop at Imperial College, London in October 2003 and an international symposium in Philadelphia in the spring of…
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Blandford, D.; Hill, B.
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۲۰۰۶ CABI (H ISBN 9781845930332)
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Environmental impact of invertebrates for biological control of arthropods: methods and risk assessment.
This book, intended for the scientific community involved in biological control and integrated pest management, commercial companies producing biological control agents, risk assessors and regulatory authorities, compiles the current methodologies used for assessing the environmental impacts of…
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Bigler, F.; Babendreier, D.; Kuhlmann, U.
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۲۰۰۶ CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851990583)
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Nutrient digestion and utilization in farm animals: modelling approaches.
This book contains 34 chapters on nutrition physiology and presents scientific research in modelling nutrient digestion and utilization in domestic animals, including cattle, sheep, pigs, poultry and fishes. It is divided into 6 parts that cover fermentation, absorption and passage; growth and…
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Kebreab, E.; Dijkstra, J.; Bannink, A.; Gerrits, W. J. J.; France, J.
ISBN
۲۰۰۶ CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9781845930059)
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Book; Conference proceedings
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Global development of organic agriculture: challenges and prospects.
This book provides an overview of the potential role of organic agriculture in a global perspective. Initially, the book provides a description of global trends in agriculture followed by discussions on sustainability, globalization and the relatively new concepts of ‘ecological justice’ and…
Author(s)
Halberg, N.; Alrøe, H. F.; Knudsen, M. T.; Kristensen, E. S.
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۲۰۰۶ CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9781845930783)
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Tilapia culture.
This book contains 12 chapters that discuss the history, current state and future of tilapia (Oreochromis and Tilapia spp.); basic biology and ecology; environmental requirements; semi-intensive fish culture; intensive culture; nutrition and feeding; reproduction and seed production; stress and…
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El-Sayed, A. F. M.
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۲۰۰۶ CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851990149)
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Environmental risk assessment of genetically modified organisms. Volume 2: methodologies for assessing Bt cotton in Brazil.
Many international forums have identified the need for comprehensive, scientific methods for the pre-release testing and post-release monitoring of transgenic plants to ensure their environmental safety and sustainable use. In response to this requirement, the International Project on GMO…
Author(s)
Hilbeck, A.; Andow, D. A.; Fontes, E. M. G.
ISBN
۲۰۰۶ CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9781845930004)
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International trade and policies for genetically modified products.
This book addresses international trade and policy issues concerning agricultural biotechnology. The 16 chapters in this volume are edited and revised versions of papers presented at the 8th International Conference of the International Consortium on Agricultural Biotechnology Research, held in…
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Evenson, R. E.; Santaniello, V.
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۲۰۰۶ CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851990568)
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No-tillage seeding in conservation agriculture.
This second edition contains 19 chapters focusing on no-tillage technologies, particularly those related to no-tillage seed drilling, from a variety of accumulated experiences over the past 40 years. It also provides a summary of the advantages and disadvantages of no-tillage in general. Topics…
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Baker, C. J.; Saxton, K. E.; Ritchie, W. R.; Chamen, W. C. T.; Reicosky, D. C.; Ribeiro, M. F. S.; Justice, S. E.; Hobbs, P. R.
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۲۰۰۶ CABI (H ISBN 9781845931162)
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Rural gender relations: issues and case studies.
This book explores the gender effects of the current transformation of agriculture and rural life. It presents a comparative perspective on key research themes of rural gender relations, with each section beginning with a comprehensive overview. Five themes are addressed: (1) developments in rural…
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Bock, B. B.; Shortall, S.
ISBN
۲۰۰۶ CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851990309)
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Going organic: mobilizing networks for environmentally responsible food production.
This book sets out to assess the current situation of the organic agriculture/food sector, debunking a number of apparently common sense beliefs in the process, viz. that organic consumers are wealthy environmental and health extremists; that growth in the industry will inevitably undermine its…
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Lockie, S.; Lyons, K.; Lawrence, G.; Halpin, D.
ISBN
۲۰۰۶ CABI (H ISBN 9781845931322)
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Nematodes as biocontrol agents.
This book documents and illustrates the major developments in the use of nematodes for biological control of insects and slugs. It has seven parts covering the morphology and taxonomy of all nematode groups used as biological control agents; entomopathogenic nematodes; entomophilic nematodes;…
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Grewal, P. S.; Ehlers, R. U.; Shapiro-Ilan, D. I.
ISBN
۲۰۰۵ CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851990177)
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Fishery co-management: a practical handbook.
This handbook describes the process of community-based fishery co-management from its beginning, through implementation, to turnover to the community. It provides ideas, methods, techniques, activities, checklists, examples, questions and indicators for the planning and implementation of a process…
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Pomeroy, R. S.; Rivera-Guieb, R.
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۲۰۰۵ CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851990880)
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Natural resource management in agriculture: methods for assessing economic and environmental impacts.
This book examines methodological difficulties and presents practical methods that can be used in the assessment of the economic and environmental impacts of natural resource management (NRM) in agriculture. Following an introduction, part II (chapters 2-5) examines the valuation of ecosystem…
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Shiferaw, B.; Freeman, H. A.; Swinton, S. M.
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۲۰۰۵ CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851998283)
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Nitrate, agriculture and the environment.
This book builds on Farming, Fertilizers and the Nitrate Problem (CABI, 1991) by Addiscott, Whitmore and Powlson, but has been restructured to take account of new developments and to bring out more clearly the role of politicians and economists in the nitrate problem. The book contains 14 chapters. …
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Addiscott, T. M.
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۲۰۰۵ CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851999131)
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Starter Packs: a strategy to fight hunger in developing countries? Lessons from the Malawi experience 1998-2003.
This book is about the Starter Pack/Targeted Inputs Programme, which was implemented in Malawi from the 1998-99 agricultural season to the 2003/04 season. The original idea of Starter Pack was to give a bag of free agricultural inputs (fertilizer and seed) to every smallholder farmer in Malawi….
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Levy, S.
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۲۰۰۵ CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851990088)
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Urban aquaculture.
In light of the increasing demand for fish, the challenge for planners now is to accelerate aquaculture development and to plan for new production, making urban areas not only centres of marketing and distribution, but also of production, particularly using urban wastewater. This book includes…
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Costa-Pierce, B.; Desbonnet, A.; Edwards, P.; Baker, D.
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۲۰۰۵ CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851998291)
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The African food crisis: lessons from the Asian Green Revolution.
A comparative study between Asian agricultural development during the Green Revolution in food production and the current problematic agricultural situation in sub-Saharan Africa is presented. Case studies of eight African (viz. Ghana, Tanzania, Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi, Nigeria, Uganda and Zambia)…
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Djurfeldt, G.; Holmén, H.; Jirström, M.; Larsson, R.
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۲۰۰۵ CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851999980)
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Irrigation and drainage performance assessment: practical guidelines.
Performance assessment of irrigation and drainage is the systematic observation, documentation and interpretation of the management of an irrigation and drainage system, with the objective of ensuring that the input of resources, operational schedules, intended outputs and required actions proceed…
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Bos, M. G.; Burton, M. A.; Molden, D. J.
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۲۰۰۵ CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851999670)
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The economics of livestock disease insurance: concepts, issues and international case studies.
This book on the economics of livestock disease insurance is organized into three major parts. Following an introduction (chapters 1-2), part II (chapters 3-8) includes a variety of discussions about what is known about how to build a livestock insurance programme. It begins with a look at the…
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Koontz, S. R.; Hoag, D. L.; Thilmany, D. D.; Green, J. W.; Grannis, J. L.
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۲۰۰۵ CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851990774)
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Litchi and longan: botany, production and uses.
Litchi and the related fruit longan are grown extensively in China and South East Asia, as well as in Australia, Florida (USA), southern Europe and southern Africa. This book represents the only comprehensive balanced and internationally focused publication on these fruits. It covers all aspects of …
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Menzel, C. M.; Waite, G. K.
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۲۰۰۵ CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851996965)
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Irrigation and river basin management: options for governance and institutions.
As water scarcity increases, pressure to reallocate water from agriculture to other uses mounts. With this mounting pressure comes the need for institutional arrangements that can manage and accommodate shifts to higher value uses of water. These changes in resource allocation patterns have…
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Svendsen, M.
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۲۰۰۵ CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851996728)
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Land use change in tropical watersheds: evidence, causes and remedies.
This book studies land use change in tropical landscapes, with particular emphasis on the economic processes that influence rates of land degradation and forest clearing. Multidisciplinary contributions draw lessons from data collected between 1992 and 2004 in the Manupali watershed in southern…
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Coxhead, I.; Shively, G.
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۲۰۰۵ CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851999128)
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Researching the culture in agri-culture: social research for international development.
This book analyses the functions, content, methods, findings and impact of social and cultural research carried out by the worldwide network of 16 international agricultural research centres of the CGIAR. It brings together the perspectives of 50 eminent scholars and social researchers from 30…
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Cernea, M. M.; Kassam, A. H.
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۲۰۰۵ CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851990033)
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Biotechnology of fruit and nut crops.
This book is a comprehensive reference work on the current status of biotechnology of the major temperate, subtropical and tropical fruit and nut crop species of the world, including Actinidia spp., Anacardium occidentale, Mangifera indica, Pistacia vera, Annona spp., Cocos nucifera, Elaeis…
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Litz, R. E.
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۲۰۰۵ CAB International (H ISBN 0851996620)
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Genetics, evolution and biological control.
This book is the result of the 12 keynote addresses, delivered at the third IOBC International Symposium held in Montpellier, France in October 2002, focusing on recent developments in genetics and evolutionary biology, and their relevance to biological control. Chapters are organized around the…
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Ehler, L. E.; Sforza, R.; Mateille, T.
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۲۰۰۴ CABI Publishing (H ISBN 085199735X)
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Reproductive technologies in farm animals.
This book focusses on the progress made in the management of reproduction of farm animals. It reviews these developments and suggests which technologies can be used commercially or in research. It discusses artificial insemination, semen sexing, embryo transfer, in vitro embryo production and the…
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Gordon, I.
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۲۰۰۴ CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851998623)
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Nematology: advances and perspectives. Volume 2: Nematode management and utilization.
This book summarizes the advances in nematology that have been made during the 20th century and provides perspectives for the development of nematology in the next century. Chapters comprise: plant diseases caused by nematodes; virus vectors; physiological interactions between nematodes and their…
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Chen, Z. X.; Chen, S. Y.; Dickson, D. W.
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۲۰۰۴ CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851996469)
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Dairy sheep nutrition.
Sheep milking is widespread throughout the Mediterranean, and is becoming more common in countries such as the UK, USA, Central America, South Africa, Australia and New Zealand. Good nutrition is a critical factor in optimizing dairy production from sheep. This book is a translation of a popular…
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Pulina, G.; Bencini, R.
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۲۰۰۴ CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851996817)
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A bond scheme for common agricultural policy reform.
This book discusses a proposed bond scheme as part of theCommon Agricultural Policy reform in the EU. It presents a major survey of farmers conducted in Germany, Portugal and the UK to determine their likely reactions to the introduction of a bond scheme or similar partially decoupled payments such …
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Swinbank, A.; Tranter, R.
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۲۰۰۴ CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851997449)
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Below-ground interactions in tropical agroecosystems: concepts and models with multiple plant components.
This book provides a synthesis of plant-soil-plant interactions from the plot to landscape scale. It focuses on the process level, which is relevant to many types of multispecies agroecosystems (agroforestry, intercropping and others). It also links basic research to practical application (and…
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Noordwijk, M. van; Cadisch, G.; Ong, C. K.
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۲۰۰۴ CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851996736)
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Measuring and auditing broiler welfare.
This book discusses the scientific basis for the measurement and auditing of the welfare of broilers for meat production. It is divided into three parts, where Part 1 presents the ways in which the birds can serve as indicators of welfare, Part 2 examines some of the more important aspects the…
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Weeks, C. A.; Butterworth, A.
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۲۰۰۴ CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851998054)
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Welfare of the laying hen. Papers from the 27th Poultry Science Symposium of the World’s Poultry Science Association (UK Branch), Bristol, UK, July 2003.
This book contains 32 edited papers from the 27th Poultry Science Symposium of the World’s Poultry Science Association (UK) held in Bristol, UK, in July 2003. Topics covered include: welfare issues, perception and cognition; behaviour, health and disease, stockmanship and the environment; handling, …
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Perry, G. C.
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۲۰۰۴ CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851998135)
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Wastewater use in irrigated agriculture: confronting the livelihood and environmental realities.
This book contains 16 chapters aiming to better understand urban waste water use in agriculture in developing countries (Africa, the Middle East, Latin America and Asia), and detailed case study documentation of what works and what does not. It makes pragmatic recommendations aimed at protecting…
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Scott, C. A.; Faruqui, N. I.; Raschid-Sally, L.
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۲۰۰۴ CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851998232)
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Postharvest physiology and hypobaric storage of fresh produce.
Hypobaric (low-pressure; LP) storage offers considerable potential as a method for preventing postharvest losses of horticultural and other perishable commodities, such as fruits, vegetables, cut flowers and meat. This book, written by the world’s leading authority on hypobaric storage, provides a…
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Burg, S. P.
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۲۰۰۴ CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851998011)
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Integrated pest management: potential, constraints and challenges.
This book addresses many of the key issues surrounding integrated pest management (IPM), particularly of insects. Topics include the pesticide paradox in IPM; risk-benefit analysis; transgenic crops in IPM; and consumer response to IPM. This book will be of great use to researchers in crop…
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Koul, O.; Dhaliwal, G. S.; Cuperus, G. W.
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۲۰۰۴ CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851996868)
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Coping with risk in agriculture.
The purpose of the first edition of the book, published in 1997, was to contribute to improved agricultural decision making by explaining what can be done in risk analysis and management. Since 1997 progress has been made in risk analysis in agriculture. The material covered in this second edition…
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Hardaker, J. B.; Huirne, R. B. M.; Anderson, J. R.; Lien, G.
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۲۰۰۴ CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851998313)
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Agriculture and international trade: law, policy and the WTO.
This book addresses the interface between the law of international trade as it relates to agriculture, the emerging legal and economic order for agricultural trade under the auspices of the World Trade Organization (WTO), and their impact on agricultural policy reform in the EU and the USA. The…
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Cardwell, M. N.; Grossman, M. R.; Rodgers, C. P.
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۲۰۰۳ CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851996639)
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The pineapple: botany, production and uses.
This book, intended for researchers, professional horticulturists and tropical fruit growers, covers the history, distribution and world production; botany; breeding, genetic engineering, selection and cultivars; crop environment viz., temperature, water and light; propagation, cultural systems;…
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Bartholomew, D. P.; Paull, R. E.; Rohrbach, K. G.
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۲۰۰۳ CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851995039)
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Integrated pest management in the global arena.
This book presents experiences and successful case studies of integrated pest management (IPM) from developed and developing countries and from major international centres and programmes. It contains 39 chapters by many contributors addressing themes such as: emerging issues in IPM, including…
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Maredia, K. M.; Dakouo, D.; Mota-Sanchez, D.
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۲۰۰۳ CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851996523)
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Organic fruit growing.
This book is an English translation of the work originally published in German (1998) as Biologischer Obstbau, which was the product of collaboration between authors in Austria, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands and Switzerland. It brings together the knowledge and experience of organic fruit growing …
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Lind, K.; Lafer, G.; Schloffer, K.; Innerhofer, G.; Meister, H.
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۲۰۰۳ CABI Publishing (H ISBN 085199640X)
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Water productivity in agriculture: limits and opportunities for improvement.
This book presents a state of the art review of the limits and opportunities for improving water productivity in crop production, focusing on both irrigated and rain-fed agriculture. It provides concepts, methodologies, constraints and examples drawn from a wealth of experience from developing and…
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Kijne, J. W.; Barker, R.; Molden, D.
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۲۰۰۳ CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851996698)
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Mites of greenhouses: identification, biology and control.
This book is divided into 4 parts: (1) an introduction to Acari and methods used for collecting mites; (2) the pest mites, including spider, false spider, tarsonemid, eriophyoid, acarid and other mites; (3) the beneficial mites including phytoseiids, laelapids and others; and (4) a glossary and an…
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Zhang ZhiQiang
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۲۰۰۳ CABI Publishing (H ISBN 085199590X)
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Nutrients for sugarbeet production: soil-plant relationships.
This book provides an up-to-date review of research on sugarbeet nutrition, including topics not covered in a similar work published in the early 1970s, such as soil and plant analyses, organic farming, sustainability, satellite mapping and remote sensing. Chapter 1 provides an overview of…
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Draycott, A. P.; Christenson, D. R.
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۲۰۰۳ CABI Publishing (H ISBN 085199623X)
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Biological control in IPM systems in Africa.
This book contains 24 chapters containing case studies and research papers on the biological control of pests by naturally occurring agents, exotic agents or by seasonal manipulation in Africa. This book will be of interest to those working in the areas of crop protection, entomology and pest…
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Neuenschwander, P.; Borgemeister, C.; Langewald, J.
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۲۰۰۳ CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851996396)
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Quality control and production of biological control agents: theory and testing procedures.
This book contains 20 chapters, divided into 6 sections. The first section discusses the development of quality control for natural enemies. The second section consists of chapters dealing with background information on sources of variation in foraging behaviour that are regularly encountered, but…
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Lenteren, J. C. van
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۲۰۰۳ CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851996884)
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Diseases of tropical fruit crops.
This book offers a comprehensive review of diseases of important tropical and some subtropical fruit crops. The history, distribution, importance, aetiology, epidemiology and control of diseases of each host crop are covered, along with brief summaries of the taxonomy, origins and characteristics…
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Ploetz, R. C.
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۲۰۰۳ CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851993907)
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Apples: botany, production and uses.
This book, with contributions from 40 scientists from 8 countries, summarizes the current research information on apples and their culture, and will be of value to horticultural students, research and extension workers, and professional fruit growers. The 24 chapters are presented in 6 parts. Part…
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Ferree, D. C.; Warrington, I. J.
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۲۰۰۳ CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851995926)
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Weeds and weed management on arable land: an ecological approach.
This book deals with the appearance and management of plants with different traits occurring as weeds on arable land. It describes and discusses matters and relationships that are important as a basis for understanding the varying occurrence of weeds in different crops and cropping systems and, at…
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Hǻkansson, S.
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۲۰۰۳ CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851996515)
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Banana wars: the anatomy of a trade dispute.
In April 2001, the EU and the USA announced the end of a trade dispute over the sale of bananas into the EU market. The EU’s allocation of import licences had been found to violate World Trade Organization (WTO) rules and to discriminate against suppliers from Latin America. This book examines the…
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Josling, T. E.; Taylor, T. G.
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۲۰۰۳ CABI Publishing (H ISBN 085199637X)
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Weed ecology in natural and agricultural systems.
This text book introduces ecological principles, relating them to weed science and weed management. The ecological principles are illustrated by examples taken from weed and invasive species literature. The book is divided into four main sections: population ecology (6 chapters), interactions…
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Booth, B. D.; Murphy, S. D.; Swanton, C. J.
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۲۰۰۳ CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851995284)
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Crop variety improvement and its effect on productivity: the impact of international agricultural research.
This book reports on the productivity impacts of varietal improvement research conducted at a number of international centres affiliated with the Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research. Such centres have been at the forefront of a 40-year effort to breed new varieties of the…
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Evenson, R. E.; Gollin, D.
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۲۰۰۳ CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851995497)
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Persistence and change in rural communities: a 50-year follow-up to six classic studies.
A reexamination of the six rural community study areas in the USA is presented to document some of the diverse patterns of social organization and change that have characterized US rural communities over the 50 years following the original study effort. It also discusses the community…
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Luloff, A. E.; Krannich, R. S.
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۲۰۰۲ CAB International (H ISBN 0851995217)
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Intellectual property rights in animal breeding and genetics.
This book contains 16 chapters. Topics covered are: patents, trade secrets and other forms of intellectual property rights; advent of animal patents: innovation and controversy in the engineering and ownership of life; economics of patents; access to data and intellectual property; global…
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Rothschild, M.
ISBN
۲۰۰۲ CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851996418)
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Agricultural biotechnology: country case studies – a decade of development.
This book, through its overview chapter and 12 country studies, provides useful information on the evolving biotechnological research in Asia, Africa, and Latin America. The emphasis is on the potential biotechnologies hold for agriculture in developing countries. The reports vary in depth of…
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Persley, G. J.; MacIntyre, L. R.
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۲۰۰۲ CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851988164)
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The dynamics of hired farm labour: constraints and community responses.
This book focuses on labour used in agriculture in the USA, Canada and Australia. Changes in the hired farm workforce, area studies and community impacts and responses, and the need for community services, are discussed. It is divided into 3 sections. Section 1 provides an overview of changes in…
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Findeis, J. L.; Vandeman, A. M.; Larson, J. M.; Runyan, J. L.
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۲۰۰۲ CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851996035)
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Methods in agricultural chemical analysis: a practical handbook.
This book contains 12 chapters focusing on: (i) experimental planning; (ii) sample preparation; (iii) weighing and dispersing; (iv) acid-digestion, ashing and extracting procedures; (v) analysis of soil and compost; (vi) analysis of fertilizers; (vii) analysis of animal feed and plant materials;…
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Faithfull, N. T.
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۲۰۰۲ CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851996086)
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Agriculture, hydrology and water quality.
This book presents an interdisciplinary approach for agriculture, hydrology and water quality to work towards an improved understanding of the processes involved and impacts of agriculture on water. This consists 22 chapters divided into 3 sections: (1) agriculture as a potential source of water…
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Haygarth, P. M.; Jarvis, S. C.
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۲۰۰۲ CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851995454)
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Globalization and the developing countries: emerging strategies for rural development and poverty alleviation.
This book reviews the impact of globalization by examining, for example, how changes in global trading rules and regulations, the removal of trade barriers, and the elimination of many country-specific and commodity-specific agreements affect the economies of developing countries. In particular, it …
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Bigman, D.
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۲۰۰۲ CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851995756)
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Trees on the farm: assessing the adoption potential of agroforestry practices in Africa.
This book assesses the adoption of selected agroforestry practices developed with African farmers, describing methods, and drawing out the implications for research, development and policy. Five case studies conducted in Kenya and Zambia to evaluate the adoption potential of agroforestry are…
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Franzel, S.; Scherr, S. J.
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۲۰۰۲ CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851995616)
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Crop-soil simulation models: applications in developing countries.
This book, based on work sponsored by the Natural Resources Systems Programme of the UK Department for International Development, reviews progress in crop-soil simulation modelling and assesses its application to agriculture in developing countries. The books is divided into sections based on a…
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Matthews, R. B.; Stephens, W.
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۲۰۰۲ CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851995632)
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The avocado: botany, production and uses.
This multiauthor book consists of 14 sections covering all aspects of avocado production and science, including the uses, taxonomy, botany, genetics, breeding, ecology, growth and development, propagation, cultivars and rootstocks, cultivation, nutrition, biotechnology, pests and diseases (and…
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Whiley, A. W.; Schaffer, B.; Wolstenholme, B. N.
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۲۰۰۲ CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851993575)
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Tropical fruit pests and pollinators: biology, economic importance, natural enemies and control.
This book (composed of 13 chapters) presents the injurious and beneficial insects (e.g. pollinators) of tropical fruit crops and how they might be controlled to enhance fruit production and quality. Information on the life history, behaviour, economic importance, and control of pests (e.g….
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Peña, J. E.; Sharp, J. L.; Wysoki, M.
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۲۰۰۲ CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851994342)
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Agricultural research policy in an era of privatization.
This book synthesizes contemporary experiences with changing public and private sector roles in funding and executing agricultural research, with emphasis on developing countries. The book consists of 15 chapters organized into four distinct parts. Part I provides a brief overview of the current…
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Byerlee, D.; Echeverría, R. G.
ISBN
۲۰۰۲ CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851996000)
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Economic and social issues in agricultural biotechnology.
This book presents 21 selected revised and edited papers from the 4th and 5th meetings of the International Consortium on Agricultural Biotechnology Research, held in Italy in 2000 and 2001. Topics covered include: intellectual property rights and technological exchange; public-private issues;…
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Evenson, R. E.; Santaniello, V.; Zilberman, D.
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۲۰۰۲ CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851996183)
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Farmers, scientists and plant breeding: integrating knowledge and practice.
This book reviews “participatory” or “collaborative” plant breeding and presents case studies. It also addresses three key issues: (1) what is the nature of plant breeding knowledge, in theory and practice?; (2) in what ways are farmers’ and plant breeders’ knowledge similar or different?; and (3)…
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Cleveland, D. A.; Soleri, D.
ISBN
۲۰۰۲ CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851995853)
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Tropical mycology: Volume 2, micromycetes.
This second volume of Tropical Mycology contains 11 sections discussing the biology, taxonomy, phylogeny, physiology, anatomy and biochemistry of lichens and microfungi, including some plant pathogenic fungi.
Author(s)
Watling, R.; Frankland, J. C.; Ainsworth, A. M.; Isaac, S.; Robinson, C. H.
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۲۰۰۲ CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851995438)
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Agricultural biotechnology and transatlantic trade: regulatory barriers to GM crops.
This book examines why genetically modified (GM) agricultural crops that are approved as safe in North America (Canada and the USA) are facing significant regulatory hurdles in gaining access to the European Union. It illustrates the challenge of regulatory regionalism created by social regulatory…
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Isaac, G. E.
ISBN
۲۰۰۲ CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851995802)
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Trees, crops and soil fertility: concepts and research methods.
This book contains seventeen chapters discussing the economic and biological aspects of soil use and research in agroforestry, with an emphasis on nutrient-poor forest and savanna soils. Topics covered include the economics of soil fertility management, cycling of water, nutrients and organic…
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Schroth, G.; Sinclair, F. L.
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۲۰۰۲ CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851995934)
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Entomopathogenic nematology.
This book provides a comprehensive review of entomopathogenic nematology. It discusses the fundamental biology and taxonomic foundation for nematodes and their bacterial symbionts. The functional processes involved in parasitism and nematode ecology are also discussed. Technological advances and…
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Gaugler, R.
ISBN
۲۰۰۲ CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851995675)
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Biological control programmes in Canada, 1981-2000.
This book summarizes the biological control programmes in Canada since 1981. The book includes three chapters on the relationships of invasive species, pesticides and taxonomy to biological control, and contains sections on insects and mites (55 chapters, including crop pests, forest pests, public…
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Mason, P. G.; Huber, J. T.
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۲۰۰۱ CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851995276)
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Competition and succession in pastures.
This multi-author book describes how competition between plant species and succession in plant ecosystems operate in natural and sown pastures. It discusses how competition affects botanical structure, productivity and persistence, and is itself regulated by biological, environmental and management …
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Tow, P. G.; Lazenby, A.
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۲۰۰۱ CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851994415)
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Nitrate and man: toxic, harmless or beneficial?
This book focuses on the issue of the toxicity or innocuousness of nitrate. The nitrogen cycle, the metabolism of nitrate, the pathological and physiological levels of nitrate in body fluids, and the beneficial effects of nitrate (particularly in the areas of infectious digestive diseases,…
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L’Hirondel, J.; L’Hirondel, J. L.
ISBN
۲۰۰۱ CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851995667)
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Crop science: progress and prospects. Papers presented at the Third International Crop Science Congress, Hamburg, Germany, 17-22 August 2000.
These proceedings of the Third International Crop Science Congress contain 20 chapters which are divided into 5 parts. Part 1 provides an overview of the basic necessities of man and the constraints imposed by scarce natural resources and the actual genetic potential of the crop. Part 2 discusses…
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Nösberger, J.; Geiger, H. H.; Struik, P. C.
ISBN
۲۰۰۱ CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851995306)
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Invasive alien species: a toolkit of best prevention and management practices.
This toolkit provides an overview, advice by example, and sources for further information on the best management practices for invasive alien species, to assist and direct those involved with biodiversity conservation and land management. An introductory chapter is followed by a chapter on building …
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Wittenberg, R.; Cock, M. J. W.
ISBN
۲۰۰۱ CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851995691)
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Fungi as biocontrol agents: progress, problems and potential.
This book presents topics on the development, improvement and commercialization of fungi for the biological control of pests, weeds and diseases which are of economic importance. Common themes such as production, formulation and application of technologies, biosafety, risk assessment and…
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Butt, T. M.; Jackson, C.; Magan, N.
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۲۰۰۱ CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851993567)
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Rural tourism and recreation: principles to practice.
This book reviews the theory and practice of tourism and recreation in rural areas in Europe. Including numerous case studies , 9 chapters cover: the changing nature of recreation and tourism provision in rural areas; the emergence of sustainability in the development debate; the different levels…
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Roberts, L.; Hall, D.
ISBN
۲۰۰۱ CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851995403)
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Agricultural technologies and tropical deforestation.
This book includes a theoretical framework, 8 case studies from Latin America, 4 from sub-Saharan Africa and 4 from South East Asia, in addition to two studies on the historical experience of developed countries in Europe and the USA which discuss whether improvements in agricultural technology…
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Angelsen, A.; Kaimowitz, D.
ISBN
۲۰۰۱ CAB International (H ISBN 0851994512)
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‘Criteria and indicators for sustainable forest management’. Papers presented at a IUFRO/CIFOR/FAO conference ‘Sustainable forest management: fostering stakeholder input to advance development of scientifically based indicators’ held in Melbourne, Australia, August 1998.
The book contains the peer-reviewed, revised and edited invited keynote, overview and review papers presented at a IUFRO/CIFOR/FAO conference for each of the seven generic sustainability criteria for forest management. The sustainability criteria covered are: (i) social and economic functions and…
Author(s)
Raison, R. J.; Brown, A. G.; Flinn, D. W.
ISBN
۲۰۰۱ CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851993923)
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Book; Conference proceedings
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Tropical mycology: volume 1, macromycetes.
This volume, which is the first of the two volumes on the proceedings of the General Meeting of the British Mycological Society in April 2000, consists of twelve chapters on macrofungi in western and tropical regions. The topics covered comprise ectomycorrhizal and floristic studies (chapters 1-4), …
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Watling, R.; Frankland, J. C.; Ainsworth, A. M.; Isaac, S.; Robinson, C. H.
ISBN
۲۰۰۱ CABI Publishing (H ISBN 085199542X)
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Market development for genetically modified foods.
This book is based on papers presented at the 4th meeting of the International Consortium on Agricultural Biotechnology Research on the ‘Economics of Agricultural Biotechnology’. A subset of those papers is included in this volume, which addresses market development issues in developed countries,…
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Santaniello, V.; Evenson, R. E.; Zilberman, D.
ISBN
۲۰۰۱ CABI Publishing (H ISBN 085199573X)
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Evaluating indirect ecological effects of biological control. Key papers from the symposium “Indirect ecological effects in biological control”, Montpellier, France, 17-20 October 1999.
This book contains 11 chapters by 35 contributors, which are noticed elsewhere. The papers were presented at an international symposium held in Montpellier, France, on 17-20 October 1999.
Author(s)
Wajnberg, E.; Scott, J. K.; Quimby, P. C.
ISBN
۲۰۰۱ CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851994539)
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Book; Conference proceedings
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Integrated plant nutrient management in sub-Saharan Africa: from concept to practice.
This book contains 23 peer-reviewed papers presented during the ‘International Symposium on Balanced Nutrient Management Systems’ which was held between 9 and 12 October 2000 in Cotonou, Republic of Benin. This book is presented in seven sections (i) general introduction; (ii) variability on…
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Vanlauwe, B.; Diels, J.; Sanginga, N.; Merckx, R.
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۲۰۰۱ CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851995764)
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Tradeoffs or synergies? Agricultural intensification, economic development and the environment.
The central objective of the volume is to review and consider a range of evidence on the ‘tradeoffs versus synergies’ theme as it pertains to the multiple objectives of agricultural intensification in low-income countries. The evidence is wide ranging and includes theoretical and conceptual…
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Lee, D. R.; Barrett, C. B.
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۲۰۰۱ CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851994350)
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Principles of tropical agronomy.
This book is concerned with the principles by which crop management can influence how plants use environmental resources. It synthesizes current knowledge in plant physiology, environmental physics, soil science and climate to provide a framework for studying crop production in tropical…
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Azam-Ali, S. N.; Squire, G. R.
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۲۰۰۱ CABI Publishing (H ISBN 085199136X)
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Environmental policies for agricultural pollution control.
This book provides a review and guide to environmental policy options for the control of agricultural pollution (particularly water pollution) and the economic, administrative and political merits of such policies. The principal focus is on the developed world, particularly North America and…
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Shortle, J. S.; Abler, D. G.
ISBN
۲۰۰۱ CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851993990)
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The biotechnology revolution in global agriculture: innovation, invention and investment in the canola industry.
This book reviews the global canola sector in order to identify fundamental trends resulting from the adoption of biotechnology. It examines the sector over an extended period, looking at its local origins, regional growth and international expansion; analyses public policy affecting…
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Phillips, P. W. B.; Khachatourians, G. G.
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۲۰۰۱ CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851995136)
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Planning agricultural research: a sourcebook.
The main approaches and experiences in agricultural research planning are summarised, focusing on recent developments in the planning field, the new issues and concerns in agricultural development and research, and future challenges. Reference is also made to the standardisation of the terminology…
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Gijsbers, G.; Janssen, W.; Odame, H. H.; Meijerink, G.
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۲۰۰۱ CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851994016)
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Sustainable management of soil organic matter.
This book is divided into 6 sections: organic matter and sustainability; modelling soil organic matter dynamics – global challenges; soil organic matter management – the roles of residue quality in C sequestration and N supply; the role of soil organic matter and manures in sustainable nutrient…
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Rees, R. M.; Ball, B. C.; Campbell, C. D.; Watson, C. A.
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۲۰۰۱ CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851994652)
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Broadening the genetic base of crop production.
This book focuses on the previously neglected interface between the conservation of plant genetic resources and their utilization. Only through utilization can the potential value of conserved genetic resources be realized. However, as this book shows, much conserved germplasm has to be subjected…
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Cooper, H. D.; Spillane, C.; Hodgkin, T.
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۲۰۰۱ CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851994113)
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Ganoderma. Diseases of Perennial Crops.
This book is a joint effort by 36 authors from 13 countries. The 19 chapters address many current issues in the development of sustainable disease management programmes and are grouped into five major themes. These are, an introduction to the pathogen and its systematics in chapters 1 and 2;…
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Flood, J.; Bridge, P. D.; Holderness, M.
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۲۰۰۰ CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851993885)
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Field and laboratory methods for grassland and animal production research.
This book brings together a range of methods used to study grasslands (both temperate and tropical) and ruminant performance, including: grassland vegetation and its measurement; pattern analysis in grassland and animal production systems; modelling pasture and animal production; measuring…
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‘t Mannetje, L.; Jones, R. M.
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۲۰۰۰ CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851993516)
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Employment Dynamics in Rural Europe.
A comparative analysis of rural employment dynamics in leading and lagging rural regions in the EU member states during the last two decades is presented. A theoretical framework for the analysis of employment development in rural regions is discussed and a statistical analysis of socioeconomic…
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Terluin, I. J.; Post, J. H.
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۲۰۰۰ CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851994997)
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Climate change and global crop productivity.
Following an overview of climate change and global crop productivity, the book is divided into 4 sections: the problem-changing biosphere (climatic change and variability, and agricultural contributions to greenhouse gas emissions); crop ecosystem responses to climatic change (rice, maize and…
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۲۰۰۰ CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851994393)
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Agriculture and intellectual property rights: economic, institutional and implementation issues in biotechnology.
This book has arisen from the conference entitled ‘The shape of the coming agricultural biotechnology transformation: strategic investment and policy approaches from an economic perspective’ convened by the international Consortium on Agricultural Biotechnology Research (ICABR), held in Rome, June…
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۲۰۰۰ CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851994571)
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CAP regimes and the European countryside: prospects for integration between agricultural, regional and environmental policies.
Assessments made on the environmental effects of the CAP are reviewed and the contribution of agricultural policy to environmental quality in the EU is considered. The focus is on the role of agricultural policy in reducing harmful effects and/or creating benefits to the physical environment,…
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۲۰۰۰ CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851993540)
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Book; Conference proceedings
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A history of farming systems research.
This book provides a detailed history of farming systems research (FSR). While it includes the application of FSR to developed country agriculture, its main focus is on FSR in its original role, with small scale, resource-poor farmers in less developed countries. There are some 40 contributions…
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۲۰۰۰ CABI (H ISBN 0851994059)
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Central and Eastern European agriculture in an expanding European Union.
This book reports on results achieved in a research project that dealt with agriculture and the food industry in Central and Eastern European Countries (CEEC). It examines the current economic conditions and the changes that are taking place and yet must occur, in the process of preparing for…
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Tangermann, S.; Banse, M.
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۲۰۰۰ CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851994253)
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Farm animal metabolism and nutrition.
This book contains 19 chapters in 3 sections on absorption and metabolism of nutrients, feed evaluation methods, and intake and utilization. It is designed to be an advanced level textbook for final year undergraduate and graduate students in animal science.
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۲۰۰۰ CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851993788)
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Insect pest management.
This book aims to provide an overview of insect pest management for undergraduate and postgraduate students and researchers. Emphasis is placed on the underlying principles and experimental approaches to the science that underpins the development of working integrated pest management systems. Case…
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Dent, D.
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۲۰۰۰ CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851993400)
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Priorities in biopesticide research and development in developing countries.
The information reported in this book is based on a survey of more than 100 biopesticide workers in developing countries. The results (response rate: 12% from 30 countries) demonstrate that the main difficulties and constraints facing researchers relate to a lack of expertise in the crucial later…
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Harris, J.; Dent, D.
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۲۰۰۰ CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851994792)
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Chemical pesticide markets, health risks and residues.
A short book designed to provide a review of information on the scale of manufacture, import, export and use of chemical pesticides, examples of direct risks to human welfare in terms of acute poisonings caused by occupational exposure and pesticide residues in food, and examples of problems with…
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Harris, J.
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۲۰۰۰ CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851994768)
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Hemp diseases and pests: management and biological control – an advanced treatise.
This unique book combines a review of the hemp (Cannabis) pest and disease literature published over the past 50 years with up-to-date information on modern biological control techniques. Each pest and disease organism is presented in the same format, covering economic impact, geographical and…
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McPartland, J. M.; Clarke, R. C.; Watson, D. P.
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۲۰۰۰ CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851994547)
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Sampling and monitoring in crop protection. The theoretical basis for developing practical decision guides.
This book is divided into the following chapters: basic concepts of decision-making in pest management; basic concepts of sampling for pest management; classifying pest density; distributions; sequential sampling for classification; enhancing and evaluating the usefulness of sampling plans;…
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Binns, M. R.; Nyrop, J. P.; Werf, W. van der
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۲۰۰۰ CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851993478)
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Environmental indicators and agricultural policy.
The book contains edited and revised versions of 16 selected papers presented at the workshop ‘Towards operationalization of the effects of CAP on environment, landscape and nature: exploration of indicator needs’ held in Wageningen in April 1997. It reviews, from a European perspective, the…
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۱۹۹۹ CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851992897)
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