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Cover for Conservation agriculture in Africa: climate smart agricultural development.

This book is about Conservation Agriculture (the use of no tillage systems) to preserve soil structure and integrity. It has become an increasingly important step towards sustainable farming. This publication brings together conservation agriculture and climate smart decision making processes for...

ISBN
2022 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245745)
Type
Book
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Cover for The fruit fly fauna (Diptera: Tephritidae: Dacinae) of Papua New Guinea, Indonesian Papua, Associated Islands and Bougainville.

The species within the Tribe Dacini from Papua New Guinea, Indonesian Papua (West Papua, Central Papua, Papua), associated islands and Bougainville are recorded. In all, 296 species are recorded including 65 new species described herein. The new species are treated under two genera, Bactrocera...

Author(s)
Drew, R. A. I.; Romig, M. C.
ISBN
2022 CABI (H ISBN 9781789249514)
Type
Book
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Cover for International trade in forest products: lumber trade disputes, models and examples.

Because of the long-standing Canada-United States lumber trade dispute and the current pressure on the world's forests as a renewable energy source, much attention has been directed toward the modelling of international trade in wood products. Two types of trade models are described in this book:...

ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789248234)
Type
Book
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Cover for Climate, ticks and disease.

This book is a collection of 77 expert opinions arranged in three sections. Section 1 on "Climate" sets the scene, including predictions of future climate change, how climate change affects ecosystems, and how to model projections of the spatial distribution of ticks and tick-borne infections under ...

ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789249637)
Type
Book
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Cover for Gene flow: monitoring, modeling and mitigation.

Over two decades later, gene flow research as it pertains to genetically engineered crops is still going strong, even in the face of the absence of ecological disasters in the nearly 30 years of widescale biotech crop commercialization. Nonetheless, ecological timeframes are within the study scope...

ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789247480)
Type
Book
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Cover for Crop pollination by bees, Volume 1: Evolution, ecology, conservation, and management.

This volume is intended as a practical guide to bees and how they pollinate essential crops, providing simple, succinct advice on how to increase bee abundance and pollination. It focuses on bees, their biology, coevolution with plants, foraging ecology and management, and gives practical ways to...

Author(s)
Delaplane, K. S.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781786393494)
Type
Book
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Cover for Gender, climate change and livelihoods: vulnerabilities and adaptations.

This book applies a gender lens to examine the implications of climate change for livelihoods in vulnerable states. The goals are to enhance awareness of climate change as a gender issue, and to highlight the importance of gender in identifying livelihood vulnerabilities and in designing more...

ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789247053)
Type
Book
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Cover for Ecology of freshwater nematodes.

This book, with its 12 chapters, not only encourages all ecologists to consider free-living nematodes as a model organism in their investigations, but also shows how important it is to study the fundamentals of ecology, for example, the distribution and diversity of a group of organisms as well as...

ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243635)
Type
Book
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Cover for Health and natural landscapes: concepts and applications.

This book contains 8 chapters that discuss and explore these positive outcomes by delving into how humans perceive and respond to the natural world. It also looks at the different stages of human development and how societal perspectives regarding natural landscapes have changed over time. These...

Author(s)
Ewert, A. W.; Mitten, D. S.; Overholt, J. R.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245400)
Type
Book
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Cover for Invasive birds: global trends and impacts.

This 381-paged book covers the biology, ecology, impact and management of 34 common alien invasive species, with reviews on the history and context of avian introductions and invasions in five major regions (Oceania, Africa, Europe (including the Middle East, Asia and South America)), as well as...

Author(s)
Downs, C. T.; Hart, L. A.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242065)
Type
Book

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