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Cover for Developing and utilizing genetic resource collections: an example from the tropical leguminous genus <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Stylosanthes</i>.

A experiment was undertaken to explore the patterns of phenotypic variation within the Australian collection of S. hamata and accessions of the related species S. calcicola, S. humilis, S. scabra, S. subsericea and S. sympodialis. Hierarchical and minimum spanning tree classifications were...

Author(s)
Burt, R. L.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646282)
Type
Book chapter
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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 Supply chain management: production of vegetables.

This chapter is separated into two parts, the first focusing on the truly tropical vegetable species, and the second on vegetable species introduced to the tropics from more temperate climates. The importance of breeding and, particularly, of good horticultural management and practice to produce...

Author(s)
Midmore, D. J.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645414)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Viruses affecting tropical and subtropical crops: future perspectives.

In this chapter, future areas of research are suggested to manage viruses affecting tropical and subtropical crops. The impact of new cultural practices in enhancing the probabilities of establishment of a new virus, a new host plant or a new vector is discussed, as well as the influence of climate ...

Author(s)
Fermin, G.; Tennant, P.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644264)
Type
Book chapter
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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 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
CABI Book Info
Cover for Plant parasitic nematodes in subtropical and tropical agriculture.

This book contains 22 chapters, 2 appendices (of the nematicides and species mentioned throughout the book) and 24 colour plates covering all aspects of practical plant nematology in subtropical and tropical agriculture, including rice, cereals, sweet potatoes, root and tuber crops, food legumes,...

Author(s)
Luc, M.; Sikora, R. A.; Bridge, J.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851997279)
Type
Book
CABI Book Info
Cover for Crop-soil simulation models: applications in developing countries.

This book, based on work sponsored by the Natural Resources Systems Programme of the UK Department for International Development, reviews progress in crop-soil simulation modelling and assesses its application to agriculture in developing countries. The books is divided into sections based on a...

Author(s)
Matthews, R. B.; Stephens, W.
ISBN
2002 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851995632)
Type
Book

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