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Cover for 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...

Author(s)
Kassam, A. H.; Mkomwa, S.; Friedrich, T.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645681)
Type
Book
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Cover for Conservation and management of tropical rainforests: an integrated approach to sustainability.

This book contains 12 chapters providing details on conservation and management of tropical rain forests. Chapter 1 describes tropical rain forest ecosystem, land cover, habitat, resource; Chapter 2 explores the use of rain forests; Chapter 3 discusses sustainable forestry in rain forests; and...

Author(s)
Bruenig, E. F.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641409)
Type
Book
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Cover for Climate change impacts on urban pests.

This book reviews the influence of climate change on urban and public pests such as mosquitoes, flies, ticks, and wood pests (such as termites), with respect to population, distribution, disease, damage and control. Consisting of 13 chapters, the book systematically addresses how the impact of...

Author(s)
Dhang, P.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645377)
Type
Book
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Cover for Cherries: botany, production and uses.

This book contains 20 chapters and is divided into 4 parts focusing on genetic resources and improvement, ecophysiology and production, pests and diseases and their management and harvesting, processing and utilization of sweet and sour cherries.

Author(s)
Quero-García, J.; Lezzoni, A.; Puławska, J.; Lang, G.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648378)
Type
Book
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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
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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
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Cover for Forest hydrology: processes, management and assessment.

This new book with 17 chapters is unique and different from the previous forest hydrology books in that world-renowned international professors, scientists, engineers, managers and researchers with a long background and expertise in forest hydrology, management and applications have...

Author(s)
Amatya, D. M.; Williams, T. M.; Bren, L.; Jong, C. de
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646602)
Type
Book
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Cover for Leafy medicinal herbs: botany, chemistry, postharvest technology and uses.

This book contains 23 chapters focusing on the botany, chemistry and postharvest technology of leafy medicinal herbs, such as aloe, celery, coriander, bay laurel, parsley and rosemary, among others. Information on the general and pharmacological uses of these leafy medicinal plants are also...

Author(s)
Ambrose, D. C. P.; Manickavasagan, A.; Naik, R.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645599)
Type
Book
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Cover for 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...

Author(s)
Thierry, B.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646312)
Type
Book
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Cover for Tree-crop interactions: agroforestry in a changing climate.

This second edition, which includes 12 chapters, provides an important update on tree-crop interactions over the last two decades. Three new chapters have been added to describe the new advances in the relationship between climate change adaptation, rural development and how trees and agroforestry...

Author(s)
Ong, C. K.; Black, C. R.; Wilson, J.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645117)
Type
Book

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