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Cover for New land, new life: a success story of new land resettlement in Bangladesh.

The Ganges-Brahmaputra-Meghna deltas has newly emerged 'char' islands, which are very vulnerable, socially, institutionally and environmentally. This book explains how the governments of Bangladesh and the Netherlands cooperated on a land-based rural development project to give settlers security...

Author(s)
Haider, N.; Jenkins, A.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789246049)
Type
Book
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Cover for Invasive alien plants: impacts on development and options for management.

This book contains 12 chapters covering a broad range of topics: economic, social and biodiversity impacts of invasive alien plants, rural community perceptions, policy framework responses, prevention and control experiences, and the net result of all of this on livelihoods and development as a...

Author(s)
Ellison, C. A.; Sankaran, K. V.; Murphy, S. T.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646275)
Type
Book
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Cover for Biopesticides manual: guidelines for selecting, sourcing and using biocontrol agents for key pests of tobacco.

This manual aims to make information resources and technical advice available in order to support the deployment of biopesticides, which include microbials (e.g. bacteria, algae, protozoa, viruses and fungi), macrobials (e.g. predatory insects, parasitoids and beneficial nematodes), botanicals, and ...

Author(s)
Holmes, K.; Chaudhary, M.; Babendreier, D.; Bateman, M.; Grunder, J.; Mulaa, M.; Durocher-Granger, L.; Faheem, M.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789242027)
Type
Book
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Cover for Reorienting Indian agriculture: challenges and opportunities.

This book covers various aspects of Indian agriculture. It consists of 32 chapters that are presented in 12 parts with the following headings: agricultural scenario; revolutions in agriculture; reorienting agricultural research for innovation; improving productivity and production; harnessing...

Author(s)
Paroda, R. S.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786395177)
Type
Book
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Cover for Organic food systems meeting the needs of Southern Africa.

This book reports on long-term comparative organic farming systems' research trials carried out over the last 5 years in the Southern Cape of South Africa, as well as research into the successes and failures of the organic sector and the technical tools required for sustainable development in South ...

Author(s)
Auerbach, R.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786399601)
Type
Book
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Cover for Guide to the naturalized and invasive plants of Southeast Asia.

Despite the significant impacts of alien plant species (IAS), there has not been a concerted effort to tackle the problem across the region. This can mainly be ascribed to a lack of policy, little awareness and limited capacity at a national and regional level. The UN Environment-Global Environment ...

Author(s)
Witt, A.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392107)
Type
Book
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Cover for Fertilizer use optimization in sub-Saharan Africa.

This book contains 17 chapters providing details on decision tools that use linear programming to determine recommendations specific to a farmer's context intended to maximize profit from fertilizer use in sub-saharan Africa. Chapter 1 and 2 discusses the principles and approach, and spatial...

Author(s)
Wortmann, C. S.; Sones, K.
ISBN
2017 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392046)
Type
Book
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Cover for Field guide for the identification of damage on woody sentinel plants.

This guide is intended as an aid for managers of sentinel plantings, botanical gardens or arboreta, as well as phytosanitary inspectors, who may have knowledge of common pests and diseases of woody plants, but may not know the likely cause of damage that they have not encountered before. It aims to ...

Author(s)
Roques, A.; Cleary, M.; Matsiakh, I.; Eschen, R.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394415)
Type
Book
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Cover for Building agricultural extension capacity in post-conflict settings.

This book is intended to: (i) explore the role and potential of agricultural extension in post-conflict countries; (ii) investigate the experience and issues involved with rebuilding extension systems in post-conflict settings; (iii) examine the impact of different extension policy approaches and...

Author(s)
McNamara, P. E.; Moore, A.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390592)
Type
Book
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Cover for Legumes in cropping systems.

This book is a contribution to the debate and knowledge for the rebalancing of farming and food using legumes. The main aim is to help people who are involved in developing cropping systems: the decision makers of today and today's students who are the decision makers of tomorrow. It is aimed at...

Author(s)
Murphy-Bokern, D.; Stoddard, F. L.; Watson, C. A.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644981)
Type
Book

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