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Cover for Corporate social responsibility: win-win propositions for communities, corporates and agriculture.

This book with 13 chapters presents various efforts across India, made by different corporates in collaboration with ICRISAT. It describes how in each location, cutting across the sectors, both the corporate and a research organization have meticulously designed and executed location- specific...

Author(s)
Wani, S. P.; Raju, K. V.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786394514)
Type
Book
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Cover for How conservation agriculture can contribute to buffering climate change.

Agriculture contributes significantly to greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions: CO2, CH4 and N2O. Promoting agricultural practices that mitigate climate change by reducing GHG emissions is important; but those same practices also have to improve farmer production and income and buffer the production...

Author(s)
Hobbs, P. R.; Govaerts, B.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936334)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The mid-European agricultural landscape: catchment-scale links between hydrology and ecology in mosaic lakeland regions.

The details of the landscape pattern in selected lacustrine catchments in the Masurian Lakeland in north-eastern Poland are given. There are two types of landscape found in the region: hilly and outwash plain, usually bordered with a range of moraine hills. The routes of nutrients in relation to...

Author(s)
Hillbricht-Ilkowska, A.
ISBN
2008 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845930028)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Recyclable urban and industrial waste - benefits and problems in agricultural use.

The current rate of world population growth is paralleled by a global increase in waste production. Increased population growth places stress both on the demand for agricultural produce and also on the finite world resources. If agricultural activities are to remain sustainable, recycling of urban...

Author(s)
Naidu, R.; Megharaj, M.; Owens, G.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 085199671X)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Keystone arthropods as webmasters in desert ecosystems.

Despite the paucity of literature on patch generation in desert landscapes, there are several studies that provide evidence for the keystone role of ants and termites as agents which affect landscape heterogeneity at the different spatial and temporal scales reviewed here. How termites and ants...

Author(s)
Whitford, W. G.
ISBN
2000 CABI (H ISBN 085199394X)
Type
Book chapter

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