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Cover for Indigenous food systems: contributions to sustainable food systems and sustainable diets.

Indigenous food systems are remarkable reservoirs of unique cultural knowledge grounded in historical legacy and spirituality that acknowledge the inextricable link of people with their sustainably managed resources. These sustainable food systems can provide essential understanding about...

Author(s)
Kuhnlein, H.; Eme, P.; Larrinoa, Y. F. de
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392848)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Biodiversity loss: we need to move from uniformity to diversity.

Today's food and farming systems have succeeded in supplying large volumes of foods to global markets but are generating negative outcomes on multiple fronts: wide-spread degradation of land, water and ecosystems; high greenhouse gas emissions; biodiversity losses; persistent hunger and...

Author(s)
Frison, E. A.; Jacobs, N.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392848)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Biological control.

Parthenium weed (Parthenium hysterophorus) is susceptible to herbivory, but there are no herbivores or pathogens in the introduced ranges that are known to exert any critical impact on parthenium weed. Classical biological control, using host-specific (highly selective) natural enemies introduced...

Author(s)
Dhileepan, K.; McFadyen, R.; Strathie, L.; Naeem Khan
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780645254)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Interference and impact of parthenium weed on agriculture.

This chapter provides details on how parthenium weed (Parthenium hysterophorus) interferes with and negatively affects: (i) crop production, including grain, horticultural, vegetable, fibre and field crops, as well as agroforestry; (ii) farm animal production, including pastures, fodder crops and...

Author(s)
Bajwa, A. A.; Asad Shabbir; Adkins, S. W.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780645254)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Production for other uses.

The pineapple plant has many uses besides fresh and processed fruit products, where it stands out not only for its flavour, but also for its nutritional properties. These alternate uses include ornamental purposes, reinforcing fibres for varied products, fibres for paper, enzymes with proteolytic...

Author(s)
Souza, F. V. D.; Souza, E. H. de; Sena Neto, A. R.; Marconcini, J. M.; Assis, S. A. de
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786393302)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Increasing productivity growth rate in agriculture.

This chapter proposes several strategic actions to accelerate agricultural growth in India, including: increased capital investment in agriculture; supply of growth-oriented inputs at farmers' doorsteps; improvement of field crop productivity; emphasis on rainfed agriculture and a new era approach; ...

Author(s)
Paroda, R. S.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786395177)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Aquaculture development and the blue revolution.

This chapter looks at India's aquaculture sector and its Blue Revolution, which focuses on increasing production from aquaculture and other fisheries resources. The most significant technologies that have revolutionized freshwater fish farming are described, covering breeding, seed production, and...

Author(s)
Paroda, R. S.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786395177)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The white revolution and livestock production.

This chapter examines India's livestock sector, highlighting the problem of low productivity and presenting an overview of the country's dairying sector and its milk, poultry, egg and meat production. The need to arrest genetic erosion of indigenous breeds, develop climate-resilient livestock...

Author(s)
Paroda, R. S.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786395177)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The Indian agricultural scenario.

This chapter describes the Indian agricultural scenario, specifically examining the productivity convergence across states, diversification, land holdings, natural resource management (including water, soil and biodiversity), the country's livestock population and fish resources, farm energy and...

Author(s)
Paroda, R. S.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786395177)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Ratite: ostrich (<i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Struthio camelus</i>), rhea or nandu (<i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Rhea americana</i>) and emu (<i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Dromaius novaehollandiae</i>).

This chapter describes the history of ostrich, rhea and emu domestication, the physiological aspects of normal and abnormal behaviour and their health and welfare implications.

Author(s)
Ekesbo, I.; Gunnarsson, S.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391391)
Type
Book chapter

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