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Cover for Nematode parasites of food legumes.

This chapter describes the nematode parasites of food legumes, including broad bean, chickpea, lentil, mung bean, cowpea, soyabean, common bean (Phaseolus vulgaris) and pigeon pea. Information is given on their distribution, biology, symptoms of damage, survival and means of dissemination, economic ...

Author(s)
Sikora, R. A.; Claudius-Cole, B.; Sikora, E. J.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391247)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Integrated pest management in tropical food legumes.

This chapter focuses on the various insect pests of tropical food legumes, such as groundnuts, peas, faba beans, chickpeas and common beans, among others. The importance of the integration of various control measures in the management of these tropical food legume pests is also discussed.

Author(s)
Cocuzza, G. E. M.; Bella, S.; Abate, T.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648002)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Crop yield estimation strategy.

This chapter summarizes various approaches practised for cropped area estimation and crop yield estimation in various countries, and especially in India. A comparison is presented of crop yield estimation prepared by the Directorate of Economics and Statistics, ICRISAT-DoA in Bhoochetana...

Author(s)
Rao, V. N.; Pardhasaradhi, G.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648156)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Chickpea wild relatives and landraces of Georgia.

This chapter focuses on the various chickpea landraces and wild relatives in the Republic of Georgia. The importance of the conservation and maintenance of chickpea genetic resources collection is also discussed.

Author(s)
Korakhashvili, A.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646138)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Plant diversity of the drylands in Southeastern Anatolia-Turkey: role in human health and food security.

Two of the gene centres, the Mediterranean and the Near East, meet in Turkey, which comprises the Irano-Turanian, Mediterranean and Euro-Siberian phytogeographical divisions. The country is situated on the crossroads of important migratory routes and has been home to several civilizations,...

Author(s)
Ozturk, M.; Altay, V.; Gucel, S.; Altundag, E.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646947)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Diversity of plant parasitic nematodes in pulses.

Pulses, such as chickpea (Cicer arietinum), pigeonpea (cajanus cajan), common bean (Phaseolus vulgaris), mung bean (Vigna radiata), urd bean (Vigna mungo) and lentil (Lens culinaris), are an excellent source of dietary protein as well as forming part of a cholesterol-free diet for millions of...

Author(s)
Askary, T. H.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646947)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Grain legumes: an overview.

The grain legumes are important sources of protein in animal and human diets. This chapter provides an overview of some basic aspects of their biology and production in Europe. All early agricultural societies apparently domesticated a grain legume at much the same time as a cereal, perhaps...

Author(s)
Stoddard, F. L.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644981)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Climate change and food security in Asia and Africa: agricultural futures.

This chapter presents the regional level (Asia and Africa) projected impacts of climate change on yield, production, prices, net trade of major crops and food security through to 2050. It also presents the modelling framework that integrates the economic, crop and climate models to assess the...

Author(s)
Nedumaran, S.; Jyosthnaa, P.; Singh, N. P.; Bantilan, C.; Byjesh, K.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644639)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Monitoring the activation of jasmonate biosynthesis genes for selection of chickpea hybrids tolerant to drought stress.

It is apparent that climate change will have great impact on the abiotic as well as biotic stresses to which crops will be exposed. The major effects of climate change will be heat and water deficit together with physical damage due to intense rainfall and perhaps associated wind. Since hormonal...

Author(s)
Poltronieri, P.; Taurino, M.; Bonsegna, S.; Domenico, S. de; Santino, A.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643731)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Varietal output and adoption in barley, chickpea, faba bean, field pea and lentil in Ethiopia, Eritrea and Sudan.

This chapter focuses on the improvements in the production of barley, chickpea, faba bean, field pea and lentil in Ethiopia, Eritrea and Sudan. Information on cultivar output and adoption of these crops is also presented.

Author(s)
Yigezu, Y. A.; Yirga, C.; Aw-Hassan, A.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644011)
Type
Book chapter

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