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Cover for Rodent pests and their control.

This updated 2nd edition, two decades after the publication of the first edition, combines information from the latest scientific research on rodent pests and their control. It includes 19 chapters discussing: the natural history of rodents and preadaptations to pestilence; commensal rodents;...

Author(s)
Buckle, A.; Smith, R.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938178)
Type
Book
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Cover for Principles of tropical horticulture.

This publication provides a background of environmental influences and plant physiology to understand production and postharvest systems, environmental adaptation techniques and marketing strategies. Focusing on the principles behind production practices and their scientific basis, rather than...

Author(s)
Midmore, D. J.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645414)
Type
Book
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Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Gramineae</i> - temperate, prairie and tropical grasses.

This chapter deals with three groups of grasses, namely: temperate grasses (Lolium, Festuca, Dactylis, Phleum and Bromus); prairie grasses (Agropyron, Andropogon, Phalaris and Elymus), which are mainly produced for areas with a continental climate of predominantly cold winters followed by hot...

Author(s)
George, R. A. T.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938192)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Leguminosae</i> - temperate and tropical forage legumes.

This chapter documents the origins and cultivar types, crop establishment and management, harvesting, roguing, seed production, processing and storage, as well as pathogens and pests of temperate and tropical forage legumes. The clover species suitable for temperate regions include: Trifolium...

Author(s)
George, R. A. T.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938192)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The encyclopedia of fruit &amp; nuts.

This encyclopedia provides a wide range of information (including crop history and origins, world production, uses, taxonomy and nomenclature, morphology, reproductive biology, fruit growth and development, climatic requirements, propagation, cultivation, postharvest systems, cultivars and...

Author(s)
Janick, J.; Paull, R. E.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9780851996387)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Feeding free-range poultry and pigs.

This chapter evaluates the feed sources from temperate and tropical regions for free-range pigs and poultry, the feeding strategies and the role of integrated farming in free-range farming systems.

Author(s)
Glatz, P. C.; Miao, Z. H.; Ru, Y. J.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930639)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Diversity, scale and variation of endophytic fungi in leaves of tropical plants.

This chapter reviews aspects of diversity of endophytic fungi: how sampling strategies affect results of diversity studies; how communities of endophytic and epiphytic fungi differ in a single leaf; how endophytic fungi vary from leaf to leaf; how endophytes are transmitted; and how endophytes may...

Author(s)
Bayman, P.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930615)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Evaluation of species and cultivars.

Methods for the evaluation of tropical and temperate grasses and legumes are discussed with reference to comparisons of species, cultivars and lines. Procedures for the testing and registration of new cultivars are outlined. It is noted that the procedures preceding the development and release of...

Author(s)
Schultze-Kraft, R.; 't Mannetje, L.
ISBN
2000 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851993516)
Type
Book chapter

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