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Cover for Communicable disease epidemiology and control: a global perspective.

This second edition focuses on the epidemiology and control of infectious diseases common in tropical, developing and developed countries. It has 19 chapters. The first chapters (1-4) discuss the theory and control methods with practical help on how to implement them. Chapter 5 presents the...

Author(s)
Webber, R.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851999026)
Type
Book
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Cover for Natural resource management in agriculture: methods for assessing economic and environmental impacts.

This book examines methodological difficulties and presents practical methods that can be used in the assessment of the economic and environmental impacts of natural resource management (NRM) in agriculture. Following an introduction, part II (chapters 2-5) examines the valuation of ecosystem...

Author(s)
Shiferaw, B.; Freeman, H. A.; Swinton, S. M.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851998283)
Type
Book
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Cover for Seed fate: predation, dispersal and seedling establishment.

This book presents current knowledge of seed fate, in both natural and human-disturbed landscapes, from various regions of the world. Habitats considered range from mountains and arid deserts in the temperate zone, to savannas and lowland rain forests in tropical regions. Particular attention is...

Author(s)
Forget, P. M.; Lambert, J. E.; Hulme, P. E.; Vander Wall, S. B.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851998062)
Type
Book
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Cover for Conflict, social capital and managing natural resources: a West African case study.

This book focuses on the Sustainable Agriculture and Natural Resource Management Collaborative Research Support Program (SANREM CRSP) in West Africa, detailing its approach, components and outcomes. It describes the transition of the conflict-ridden agricultural and pastoral systems of arid and...

Author(s)
Moore, K. M.
ISBN
2005 CAB International (H ISBN 0851999484)
Type
Book
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Cover for Plant diversity and evolution: genotypic and phenotypic variation in higher plants.

This book contains 15 chapters that review the aspects of plant evolution as it relates to variation in plant genomes (gene level) and associated variations in plant phenomes (trait level). Topics covered include chloroplast and mitochondrial genomes, reticulate evolution, polyploidy, population...

Author(s)
Henry, R. J.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851999042)
Type
Book
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Cover for Biotechnology of fruit and nut crops.

This book is a comprehensive reference work on the current status of biotechnology of the major temperate, subtropical and tropical fruit and nut crop species of the world, including Actinidia spp., Anacardium occidentale, Mangifera indica, Pistacia vera, Annona spp., Cocos nucifera, Elaeis...

Author(s)
Litz, R. E.
ISBN
2005 CAB International (H ISBN 0851996620)
Type
Book
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Cover for Western corn rootworm: ecology and management.

This book provides a comprehensive review of the current knowledge of Western corn rootworm, Diabrotica virgifera virgifera, and how it might be managed both in North America and in Europe. Comparisons are drawn between plant protection techniques currently applied in North America and their...

Author(s)
Vidal, S.; Kuhlmann, U.; Edwards, C. R.
ISBN
2005 CAB International (H ISBN 0851998178)
Type
Book
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Cover for Soy protein and formulated meat products.

An authoritative review of soya protein science and technology is presented, particularly in relation to meat formulations. Topics related to the major issues that face consumers and manufacturers, including healthy lifestyles, food safety and market dynamics, are also discussed. The book contains...

Author(s)
Hoogenkamp, H. W.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 085199864X)
Type
Book
CABI Book Info
Cover for Climate change in contrasting river basins: adaptation strategies for water, food and environment.

This book, which contains 13 separately authored chapters, has been developed from the ADAPT Project, focusing on the development of regional adaptation strategies to climate change and climate variability for water, food and the environment in river basins across the world. Chapter 1 describes a...

Author(s)
Aerts, J. C. J. H.; Droogers, P.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851998356)
Type
Book
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Cover for Environmental impacts of sugar production: the cultivation and processing of sugarcane and sugar beet.

This book contains 8 chapters on the environmental impact of the cultivation and processing of sugarcane and sugarbeet. The chapters are entitled: (1) background; (2) overview; (3) water consumption; (4) impacts on water quality and aquatic ecosystems; (5) impacts on terrestrial biodiversity; (6)...

Author(s)
Cheesman, O. D.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851999816)
Type
Book

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