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Cover for Orchard establishment and tree management.

The pomegranate is a rustic tree that can survive in hard conditions with almost no care, but for commercial cultivation, an adequate supply of fertilizers and water, soil preparation, application of plant growth regulators and specific phytosanitary treatments, training, winter and summer pruning...

Author(s)
Ferrara, G.; Palasciano, M.; Sarkhosh, A.; Cossio, F.; Babu, K. D.; Mazzeo, A.
ISBN
2021 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789240764)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Biology, distribution and population status of <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Gymnocladus assamicus</i>.

This chapter describes the biology, distribution and population status of G. assamicus, which is elaborated with informative field data. The genus Gymnocladus belongs to the family Leguminosae and subfamily Caesalpinioideae. It has a basal position in phylogenetic schemes and is highly diverse in...

Author(s)
Choudhury, B. I.; Khan, M. L.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786391988)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Winter visitors' perceptions in popular nature destinations in Iceland.

This chapter provides an examination of tourist perception of crowding and satisfaction in seven popular nature destinations in the south and south-west of Iceland. The chapter concludes with a discussion regarding the future of winter tourism in Iceland.

Author(s)
Sæþpórsdóttir, A. D.; Hall, C. M.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786395207)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Winter tourism and seasonality in Iceland.

This chapter presents an overview of how tourism seasonality in Iceland has changed in recent years, with particular emphasis on a case study area, Hornafjörđur municipality, in rural south Iceland. The chapter pieces together available data from many and somewhat disparate sources, in order to...

Author(s)
Árnason, P.; Welling, J. T.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786395207)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Poultry handling and transport.

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) has estimated that 87% of transported poultry is broiler chickens. Broiler death losses during transport average 0.2% but can vary greatly. In layers, poor feather cover is associated with more mortalities, and in broilers, poor...

Author(s)
Weeks, C. A.; Tuyttens, F. A. M.; Grandin, T.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786399151)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Climatic requirements.

This chapter discusses the climatic requirements of blackberries (Rubus sp.). A number of new cultural techniques are available to mitigate low winter temperature, spring frost, and high light intensity in the summer that can cause high cane and flower mortality and loss of fruit quality. These new ...

Author(s)
Takeda, F.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646688)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Red clover in cropping systems.

Red clover has played an important role as a supplier of reactive nitrogen to cropping systems in European agriculture for hundreds of years. Today, it is mostly valued for its good nutritional properties for ruminants, and for reducing the need for nitrogen fertilizer inputs. Red clover is a...

Author(s)
Frankow-Lindberg, B.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644981)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Life outdoors.

The different aspects of the rabbit's life outside the house, which include: adaptation in the wild, optimal temperatures for rabbits, adaptations during winter and summer, and factors to consider in housing rabbits outdoors, are discussed.

Author(s)
Buseth, M. E.; Saunders, R.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641904)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Bovine respiratory syncytial virus.

Bovine respiratory syncytial virus (bRSV) is the main cause of respiratory disease in beef and dairy cattle worldwide. It is responsible for substantial economic losses to the livestock industry because of morbidity, mortality, treatment and prevention costs. Several studies have demonstrated that...

Author(s)
Dus Santos, M. J.; Mozgovoj, M.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644172)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Poultry handling and transport.

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) has estimated that 87% of transported poultry is broiler chickens. Broiler death losses during transport average 0.2% but can vary greatly. In layers, low feather cover is associated with more mortalities and in broilers, poor health ...

Author(s)
Weeks, C. A.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643212)
Type
Book chapter

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