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Cover for Short-rotation tree plantations.

This chapter provides details on the motivation and objectives; rationale and risks; selection system close-to-nature forestry versus customary logging and conversion to short-rotation plantation.

Author(s)
Bruenig, E. F.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641409)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
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
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Application of pesticides.

Attention to pesticide application has been limited compared with the huge investments seeking new chemicals. In the earliest attempts to apply a pesticide, the spray liquid was simply allowed to flow by gravity from a knapsack tank through a hose to a 'sprinkler' held above the crop. Once Bordeaux ...

Author(s)
Matthews, G. A.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786394873)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Herbicides.

This chapter provides brief details on (i) non-selective herbicides used in very diverse situations, including forestry and amenity areas, alongside roads and railway tracks and in urban and industrial areas on pavements; (ii) selective herbicides; and (iii) several new herbicides introduced since...

Author(s)
Matthews, G. A.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786394873)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for What is the bioeconomy.

This chapter describes the bioeconomy as it is defined today in research and policy documents. The main characteristics of the various bioeconomy sectors, the relationships across sectors, and the related actors are described. The chapter also illustrates the main statistical evidence about the...

Author(s)
Viaggi, D.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392756)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Technology and innovation in the bioeconomy.

This chapter starts with a description of the main bioeconomy-relevant technologies, together with a review of some of the main non-bioeconomy-specific technologies with important applications in connection with the bioeconomy. The second part of the chapter provides a simplified representation of...

Author(s)
Viaggi, D.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392756)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Status of entomopathogenic nematodes in integrated pest management strategies in Italy.

Pest management of harmful insects by applying entomopathogenic nematodes (EPNs) has been developed in Italy since the early 1980s, continuing in the 1990s and developing strongly since the 2000s in vegetable crops in the open field and in the greenhouse, in orchards and ornamentals. Laboratory...

Author(s)
Tarasco, E.; Ragni, A.; Curto, G.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390004)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Conservation and management of tropical rainforests: an integrated approach to sustainability.

This book contains 12 chapters providing details on conservation and management of tropical rain forests. Chapter 1 describes tropical rain forest ecosystem, land cover, habitat, resource; Chapter 2 explores the use of rain forests; Chapter 3 discusses sustainable forestry in rain forests; and...

Author(s)
Bruenig, E. F.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641409)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Rainforest use: necessity, wisdom, greed, folly.

This chapter describes the original inhabitants and secondary refugees in rain forests; discusses shifting cultivation, cultural transition, agroforestry and non-wood forest products; explores native customary rights and forestry; and examines the negative effects of customary logging, illegal land ...

Author(s)
Bruenig, E. F.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641409)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Sustainable forestry in rainforests: reality or dream, hope or Chimaera?

This chapter discusses the concept and holistic nature of sustainability in forestry along with the unpredictability and uncertainties in forests. Then, the chapter presents the history of sustainable forestry in tropical rain forests; a short history of rain forest silviculture and management; and ...

Author(s)
Bruenig, E. F.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641409)
Type
Book chapter

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