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CAB ReviewFull Text

Sustainable development requires integrated cooperation between various disciplines. But interdisciplinary research has proved a challenge. The indigenous knowledge (IK) in development approach arguably offers a promising context in which to further necessary interdisciplinary interaction in view...

Date
December 2017
Subjects
community development; constraints; construction; crop management; genetic engineering; indigenous knowledge; irrigation; livelihoods; livestock farming; natural resources; pest control; poverty; sustainability
Authors
Sillitoe, P.
News Article

The research was conducted because serious discrepancies exist between top-down estimates that suggest the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency...

Date
December 2017
Authors
M Djuric, DVM
Event

8 - 9 February 2018 - Merelbeke

Venue
Merelbeke
Country
Belgium
Contact
Dr Peter Daels
Contact Details
Department of Reproduction and Herd Health, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine - University of Gent, Salisburylaan 133, B-9820 Merelbeke, Belgium.
Tel
+32 92 647 560
Fax
+32 92 647 797
CABI Book Info
Cover for Maize kernel development.

This book, containing 17 chapters, is intended to be a guide to understanding maize kernel development. The knowledge and insight in this book are the culmination of centuries of genetic and biochemical work directed at increasing the yield and nutritional value of maize. Topics covered include...

Authors
Larkins, B.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786391216)
Miscellaneous

This report draws together activities related to wet and gaseous waste feedstocks into a single document. It enables an amplified focus on feedstocks in the relevant technology and potential markets category. Also, this report helps to inform and support ongoing wet and gaseous resource recovery...

Publisher
U.S. Department of Energy
Publication
Biofuels and bioproducts from wet and gaseous waste streams: challenges and opportunities, 2017, pp x + 110 pp.
CABI Book Info
Cover for The ethology of domestic animals: an introductory text.

This third edition book with 19 chapters on domestic animal ethology is divided into two parts: Part A contains the basic elements of animal behaviour (chapter I, the study of animal behaviour and its application; chapter II, behaviour genetics, evolution and domestication; chapter III, behaviour...

Authors
Jensen, P.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786391650)
AbstractFull Text

Food security is the main objective of all countries that seek through their various economic policies to try to achieve their social and economic security and stability. The agricultural sector is one of the leading sectors of the national economy and one of the main pillars of economic...

Authors
Hasan, K. S. A.; El-Saadany, M. H.; Abdalla, E. B.; Ryad, M. K.
Publisher
The Society of Arab Colleges of Agriculture
Publication
Arab Universities Journal of Agricultural Sciences, 2017, 25, 2, pp 545-560
AbstractFull Text

A review on the effects of normal artificial insemination (AI) in cows on the profitability as well as costs in meat and milk production in Egypt was discussed and highlights added economic benefits when sexed determined AI was used in meat and milk yielding cows.

Authors
Esraa, G. H.; Elsentrecy, M. A.; Salwa, M. A. E.; Abdalla, E. B.
Publisher
The Society of Arab Colleges of Agriculture
Publication
Arab Universities Journal of Agricultural Sciences, 2017, 25, 2, pp 527-543

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