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Predatory and parasitic mites are likely to assume a greater role in crop protection as world attention is now focused on finding out alternative means of agricultural pest management, and some may be beneficial in the medical and veterinary fields. This review on the status of research on...

Date
October 2018
Subjects
arthropod pests; biological control; biological control agents; insect control; insect pests; natural enemies; parasites of insect pests; pest control; pests; plant pests; predators; predatory insects
Author(s)
Gupta, S. K.; Kumar, P. S.
News Article

With the expansion of the current outbreak of African swine fever (ASF) in China, the National Pork Board, along with the National Pork Producers...

Date
October 2018
Miscellaneous

This report synthesizes the best current evidence on the influence of livestock-derived foods (LDF), such as meat, milk and eggs, on the nutrition of mothers and infants in low- and middle-income countries (LMIC), especially in Africa and Asia. It focuses on the needs of pregnant and lactating...

Author(s)
Grace, D.; DomĂ­nguez-Salas, P.; Alonso, S.; Lannerstad, M.; Muunda, E. M.; Ngwili, N. M.; Omar, A.; Khan, M.; Otobo, E.
Publisher
International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI)
Publication
The influence of livestock-derived foods on nutrition during the first 1,000 days of life, 2018, pp xiii + 67 pp.
CABI Book Info
Cover for Principles of cattle production.

This third edition of Principles of Cattle Production describes existing cattle production systems in detail and examines many of the concerns, the difficulties in changing existing systems and how they can become more sustainable. This book has twelve chapters that will address these production...

Author(s)
Phillips, C. J. C.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392701)
AbstractFull Text

This study investigated the relation between the presence of wild bird species that may infect domestic poultry with Avian Influenza, and woody vegetation within the range areas as well as in the landscape surrounding the range areas. During two seasons all wild birds were counted in the free-range...

Author(s)
Bestman, M.; Wagenaar, J.; Jong, W. de; Weerts, T.; Luske, B.
Publisher
European Agroforestry Federation/University of Santiago de Compostela
Publication
Proceedings of the 4th European Agroforestry Conference, Agroforestry as Sustainable Land Use, 28-30 May 2018, Nijmegen, The Netherlands, 2018, pp 447-451

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