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This study was conducted to understand the baseline status of pig production, management systems, breeding and breeding services and examine the technical, infrastructural, logistic, knowledge, attitudinal and socioeconomic factors that may influence adoption of artificial insemination in pigs in...

Author(s)
Deka, R. P.; Baban Bayan; Padmakumar, V.
Publisher
International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI), Nairobi, Kenya
Citation
Baseline study on impact assessment of artificial insemination in pigs in Nagaland, 2018, pp viii + 21 pp.
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Author(s)
Chadag Vishnumurthy Mohan; Rohana Subasinghe
Publisher
CGIAR Research Program on Fish Agri-Food Systems, Penang, Malaysia
Citation
FISH: CGIAR research program on fish agri-food systems Tilapia health research 2017-2022: priorities and partnerships , 2018, pp 17 pp.
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In this publication the description, taxonomy, life history, hybrid species, colour morphs, culture techniques (broodstock and spawning), diseases, marketing and economics of the clownfish (Amphiprion ocellaris and Amphiprion percula) are discussed.

Author(s)
DiMaggio, M. A.; Groover, E. M.; Senten, J. van; Schwarz, M.
Publisher
Southern Regional Aquaculture Center, Mississippi, USA
Citation
SRAC Publication - Southern Regional Aquaculture Center , 2017, No.7213, pp 7 pp.
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This document presents a set of criteria and traceability requirements to guide actors within the food industry to develop and implement a traceability system in selected food sectors that allows them to respond rapidly to food safety events. The document was elaborated under the FAO project:...

Publisher
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), Rome, Italy
Citation
Food traceability guidance, 2017, pp ix + 127 pp.
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The Secretary of the CBD called on relevant organizations and stakeholders "to submit views and relevant information on any potential implications of the use of digital sequence information on genetic resources for the three objectives of the Convention". CGIAR conducts strategic research for...

Author(s)
Halewood, M.; Lopez Noriega, I; Ellis, D.; Roa, C.; Rouard, M.; Sackville Hamilton, R.
Publisher
Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR), Washington, USA
Citation
Potential implications of the use of digital sequence information on genetic resources for the three objectives of the Convention on Biological Diversity. A submission from CGIAR to the Secretary of the Convention on Biological Diversity, 2017, pp 34 pp.
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Insects as food and feed: from production to consumption is accompanied by Open Access e-learning. The e-learning materials are located at https://e-insects.wageningenacademic.com. These materials include high resolution macro photographs and 360 degrees view photographs of several edible insect...

Author(s)
van Huis, A.; Tomberlin, J. K.
Publisher
Wageningen Academic Publishers, Wageningen, Netherlands
Citation
Insects as food and feed: from production to consumption (free online e-module), 2017, pp 448 pp.
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Yam production is constrained by the limited availability and high cost of quality seed due to its slow vegetative propagation ratio. Micropropagation using nodal and meristem explants have been used to produce clean plantlets, with a 1:4 multiplication ratio for nodal explants and 1:1 ratio for...

Author(s)
Ajayi, A.; Balogun, M.; Maroya, N.; Asiedu, R.
Publisher
International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA), Ibadan, Nigeria
Citation
Effects of basal medium and plant growth regulator regimes on meristem and nodal cultures in white yam (D. rotundata), 2017, pp 8 pp.
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The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF) and the CGIAR Research Program on Roots, Tubers and Bananas (RTB) cofunded the Cassava Monitoring Survey (CMS) project with the objective of documenting the extent of adoption of improved cassava varieties with a rigorous sampling and DNA-based...

Author(s)
Assfaw Wossen, T.; Girma Tessema, G.; Abdoulaye, T.; Rabbi, I. Y.; Olanrewaju, A.; Alene, A.; Feleke, S.; Kulakow, P.; Asumugha, G.; Adebayo, M. A.; Manyong, V.
Publisher
International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA), Ibadan, Nigeria
Citation
The cassava monitoring survey in Nigeria: final report, 2017, pp x + 66 pp.
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Several alternative options have been used for varietal identification. However most of the traditional methods have inherent uncertainty levels and estimates often have wide confidence intervals. In an attempt to circumvent traditional survey-based measurement errors in varietal identification,...

Author(s)
Girma, G.; Rabbi, I.; Olanrewaju, A.; Alaba, O.; Kulakow, P.; Alabi, T.; Ayedun, B.; Abdoulaye, T.; Wossen, T.; Alene, A.; Manyong, V.
Publisher
International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA), Ibadan, Nigeria
Citation
A manual for large-scale sample collection, preservation, tracking, DNA extraction, and variety identification analysis, 2017, pp 44 pp.
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Results are presented of a study conducted to investigate the feasibility of establishing a safety back-up facility for cryopreserved collections of crops that are vegetatively propagated or have recalcitrant seeds. The study concludes that a major global initiative is urgently needed to accelerate ...

Author(s)
Acker, J. P.; Adkins, S.; Alves, A.; Horna, D.; Toll, J.
Publisher
Bioversity International, Rome, Italy
Citation
Feasibility study for a safety back-up cryopreservation facility. Independent expert report: July 2017, 2017, pp 100 pp.

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