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Cover for Climate change impacts and sustainability: ecosystems of Tanzania.

This book presents the current state of research at the University of Dar es Salaam linking climate change and ecosystems' integrity in the tropics with particular focus on Tanzania. The focus of the book is on the implications of climate change on various aspects of economic endeavour - from...

Author(s)
Yanda, P. Z.; Mung'ong'o, C. G.; Mabhuye, E. B.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242966)
Type
Book
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Cover for Soybean disease and production losses.

To gain some perspective on the relative magnitude of crop loss due to disease, this chapter first takes a brief look at the impact of weeds and animal pests (focusing on insect pests) on soyabean production. Then, soyabean production losses to pathogens in the USA and the world are discussed, as...

Author(s)
Kalaitzandonakes, N.; Kaufman, J.; Zahringer, K.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780648088)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Diversifying rice-centric agriculture and diets: the Bangladesh experience.

This chapter reviews recent policy developments in agriculture and nutrition in Bangladesh,and then draws upon household-level data to examine trends related to agricultural production, food consumption and nutrition, and women's empowerment. Using this evidence, the chapter presents a...

Author(s)
Ahmed, A. U.; Ghostlaw, J.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786399311)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Organic research contributes to sector development and good organic policy: the Danish, Swiss, American and African case studies.

Research in ten countries (in Africa, America and Europe) has shown that organic research promotes evidence-based policy development. A seven countries study by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) (2008) on how governments can assist organic sectors, provided guidelines...

Author(s)
Auerbach, R.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786399601)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Factors contributing to adoption or disadoption of organic agriculture in Zambia.

The negative effects of conventional agriculture on the environment in terms of land degradation and pollution have accelerated efforts to develop sustainable agricultural systems. In Zambia the last 20 years or so have seen the promotion of organic farming as a sustainable farming system option,...

Author(s)
Munthali, R.; Auerbach, R.; Mataa, M.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786399601)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Biological control in Peru.

In Peru, the first introduction of six species of beneficials occurred in 1904 for control of cotton white scale. By 1969, more than 20 other beneficial species had been imported for control of scales, aphids and lepidopterans in important crops. Many species established and still control pests...

Author(s)
Mujica, N.; Whu, M.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242430)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Emerging trends in agri-nanotechnology: fundamental and applied aspects.

This book is organized into 18 chapters covering the following subjects: history (Chapter 1); use of nanomaterials in agriculture (Chapter 2); green nanotechnology (Chapter 3); nanonutrients (Chapter 4); enhanced productivity (Chapter 5); synthesis and applications of nanoparticles in agriculture...

Author(s)
Singh, H. B.; Mishra, S.; Fraceto, L. F.; Lima, R. de
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391445)
Type
Book
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Cover for Nanotechnology: comprehensive understanding of interaction, toxicity and the fate of biosynthesized nanoparticles in the agroecosystem.

This chapter highlights the crucial need for models that can predict nanomaterial exposure while considering their potential transport, transformation and toxic effects in the natural flora and fauna. It rightly highlights that the potential benefits of the use of nanomaterials in agri-food...

Author(s)
Rajput, R. S.; Jyoti Singh; Prachi Singh; Chitara, M. K.; Ram, R. M.; Sandhya Mishra; Singh, H. B.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391445)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Positive and negative effects of nanotechnology.

This chapter discusses both the positive and negative effects of nanotechnology. It highlights the importance of nanotechnology in improving agricultural productivity, and its ability to improve plant growth under normal and environmental stresses. It identifies the potential for increased...

Author(s)
Soliman, A. S.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391445)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Biosafety and regulatory aspects of nanotechnology in agriculture and food.

This chapter explores biosafety and regulatory issues relating to the use of nanotechnology in agriculture and food. It highlights the importance of understanding biosafety issues that might emanate from the use of nanotechnologies in the agri-food chain and the need for pragmatic regulatory...

Author(s)
Akansha Jain; Singh, H. B.; Sampa Das
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391445)
Type
Book chapter

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