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Cover for Introduction.

This introductory chapter describes the features of bamboo plants, including their strong renewability, their fast-growing and high biomass production characteristics, and their important ecological functions, including water and soil conservation, role as a carbon sink and in carbon storage, and...

Author(s)
Zhaohua, Z; Wei, J.
ISBN
2018 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394019)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Temperate agroforestry: key elements, current limits and opportunities for the future.

This chapter compares and contrasts the opportunities and constraints related to the development of temperate agroforestry based on the findings of research and practice outlined in the previous chapters. It will also be useful to review how the global situation and research environment has changed ...

Author(s)
Newman, S. M.; Gordon, A. M.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780644851)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Agroforestry in India: the way forward.

This chapter discusses the role of agroforestry in Indian economy. The chapter also provides details on agroforestry research and policy implementation in the country.

Author(s)
Paroda, R. S.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786395177)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The market versus the state.

This chapter considers the role of the state in public policy (particularly leisure, sport and tourism policies) using the perspective of the academic discipline of economics. The chapter includes: a brief discussion of the current worldwide triumph of capitalism; an outline of the approach of...

Author(s)
Veal, A. J.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648033)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The behaviour of sheep and goats.

This chapter discusses the origin, history of domestication and breed development, and use and economic importance; social behaviour (following and synchronous behaviour, agonistic behaviour, and social recognition); foraging and feeding behaviour (digestive physiology and rumination, browsing and...

Author(s)
Dwyer, C.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786391650)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Infectious pancreatic necrosis virus.

The Infectious pancreatic necrosis virus (IPNV) is one of the most extensively studied and widely distributed viruses infecting marine and freshwater fishes. The geographical distribution; economic impacts of IPNV; diagnosis of the infection; pathology; pathophysiology; and the protective and...

Author(s)
Dhar, A. K.; LaPatra, S.; Orry, A.; Allnutt, F. C. T.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647784)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Oncogenic viruses: <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Oncorhynchus masou</i> virus and Cyprinid herpesvirus.

The geographical distribution; economic impacts; diagnosis of the infection; pathology; pathophysiology; and the protective and control strategies against Oncorhynchus masou virus and Cyprinid herpesvirus are discussed.

Author(s)
Yoshimizu, M.; Kasai, H.; Sakoda, Y.; Sano, N.; Sano, M.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647784)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Microbial food safety: a food systems approach.

This book provides vital information and comprehensive coverage of foodborne microbial pathogens of potential risk to human consumers. It includes human pathogens and toxins originating from plants, fungi and animal products and considers their origin, risk, prevention and control. From the...

Author(s)
Wolf-Hall, C.; Nganje, W.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644806)
Type
Book
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Cover for Forensic science and applications to One Health.

This chapter discusses the need for translational research and One Health collaborations; why interest in One Health now; macro-economic issues of the twenty-first century where animal health-based innovation is integral to human survival; and the core objectives for successful One Health...

Author(s)
Reeve-Johnson, L.; Bailey, D.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642949)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for What is economics?

This chapter discusses the essence of economics, explaining the concepts of opportunity costs, scarcity, the objectives of choice, and the mechanisms of allocating scarce resources. The scientific approach to economics is also discussed, as well as the problems faced by scientific economists.

Author(s)
Hill, B.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644752)
Type
Book chapter

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