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Cover for Plant gene silencing: mechanisms and applications.

This book describes both the theory of gene silencing and also the application. The first five chapters discuss different aspects of the gene silencing mechanism. Since the silencing pathways are particularly diverse in plants, a whole chapter is dedicated to describe these (chapter 1). It is a...

Author(s)
Dalmay, T.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647678)
Type
Book
Full TextCABI Book InfoOpen Access
Cover for Guide to the naturalized and invasive plants of Southeast Asia.

Despite the significant impacts of alien plant species (IAS), there has not been a concerted effort to tackle the problem across the region. This can mainly be ascribed to a lack of policy, little awareness and limited capacity at a national and regional level. The UN Environment-Global Environment ...

Author(s)
Witt, A.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392107)
Type
Book
Full TextCABI Book InfoOpen Access
Cover for Guide to the naturalized and invasive plants of Laikipia.

The impetus for the development of this Field Guide came about as a result of pleas from the community around the village of Doldol, Laikipia County, to initiate a control programme for Australian prickly pear [Opuntia stricta (Haw.) Haw.; Fabaceae], an invasive plant which was having a dramatic...

Author(s)
Witt, A.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392152)
Type
Book
Full TextCABI Book InfoOpen Access
Cover for Guide to the naturalized and invasive plants of Eastern Africa.

Both in Ethiopia and in the countries of East Africa, the continuing proliferation and spread of invasive alien species (IAS) is now recognized as a serious problem, which needs to be addressed. While this situation has improved dramatically over the past 10 years, further progress has been...

Author(s)
Witt, A.; Luke, Q.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392145)
Type
Book
CABI Book Info
Cover for Mass tourism in a small world.

This book covers (i) theoretical perspectives on mass tourism (including ethics, political economy, sustainability and environmentalism); (ii) the historical context of mass tourism development, particularly in the UK; and (iii) the current challenges to mass tourism and its future trends. Case...

Author(s)
Harrison, D.; Sharpley, R.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648545)
Type
Book
CABI Book Info
Cover for Integrated management of insect pests on canola and other <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Brassica</i> oilseed crops.

This book contains 25 chapters focusing on the major insect pests of rape and other Brassica oilseed crops and the benefits of the judicious integration of various methods in the control of these damaging pests.

Author(s)
Reddy, G. V. P.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648200)
Type
Book
Full TextCABI Book InfoOpen Access
Cover for Fertilizer use optimization in sub-Saharan Africa.

This book contains 17 chapters providing details on decision tools that use linear programming to determine recommendations specific to a farmer's context intended to maximize profit from fertilizer use in sub-saharan Africa. Chapter 1 and 2 discusses the principles and approach, and spatial...

Author(s)
Wortmann, C. S.; Sones, K.
ISBN
2017 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392046)
Type
Book
CABI Book Info
Cover for Global urban agriculture.

The objective of this volume is to bring together research that focuses on productive cultivation in urban spaces from around the world and to place these empirics in a theoretical context to provide cohesion. Despite the seeming convergence in practice, the literatures on urban agriculture in the...

Author(s)
WinklerPrins, A. M. G. A.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647326)
Type
Book
CABI Book Info
Cover for The lime: botany, production and uses.

This book is the most recent collection of research and scientific literature exclusively dedicated to lime (Rutaceae) culture and the marketplace. The coverage of each subject area is broad, ranging from basic cultivation practices to postharvest handling to uses, which makes it the best choice...

Author(s)
Khan, M. M.; Al-Yahyai, R.; Al-Said, F.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647845)
Type
Book
CABI Book Info
Cover for Fish viruses and bacteria: pathobiology and protection.

This book contains 25 illustrated chapters that describe the epidemiology, prevalence, distribution, transmission, physiopathology, clinical signs, diagnosis, prevention, control strategies, legislative aspects and economic impact of bacterial and viral diseases of fishes, including: Infectious...

Author(s)
Woo, P. T. K.; Cipriano, R. C.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647784)
Type
Book

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