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Cover for Conservation agriculture for Africa: building resilient farming systems in a changing climate.

This book provides an updated assessment of trends in the adaptation and adoption of conservation agriculture (CA) in different countries of Africa. It provides information on the contribution of CA systems to building resilience in a changing climate while increasing productivity, profitability...

Author(s)
Kassam, A. H.; Mkomwa, S.; Friedrich, T.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645681)
Type
Book
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Cover for Indigenous knowledge: enhancing its contribution to natural resources management.

This volume seeks to advance understanding of indigenous knowledge (IK) in the context of natural resource management. The book links theory and practice in providing an overview of the conceptual issues surrounding IK enquiries in the context of their contributions to sustainable agriculture and...

Author(s)
Sillitoe, P.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647050)
Type
Book
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Cover for Aphids as crop pests.

This book contains 33 chapters focusing on taxonomy, population dynamics, biological characteristics, feeding behaviour, crop damage, disease transmission, control, monitoring and forecasting of aphid pests of various crops. The efficacy of various methods (biological, chemical, cultural and host...

Author(s)
Emden, H. F. van; Harrington, R.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647098)
Type
Book
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Cover for Gender and rural globalization: international perspectives on gender and rural development.

This book explores how rural gender relations are changing in a globalizing world. It integrates experiences across the globe through the discussion of four key themes in rural gender research: agriculture, international development, gender identities and mobility. The first section (chapters 2-6)...

Author(s)
Bock, B. B.; Shortall, S.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646251)
Type
Book
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Cover for Integrated management of insect pests on canola and other <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Brassica</i> oilseed crops.

This book contains 25 chapters focusing on the major insect pests of rape and other Brassica oilseed crops and the benefits of the judicious integration of various methods in the control of these damaging pests.

Author(s)
Reddy, G. V. P.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648200)
Type
Book
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Cover for Global urban agriculture.

The objective of this volume is to bring together research that focuses on productive cultivation in urban spaces from around the world and to place these empirics in a theoretical context to provide cohesion. Despite the seeming convergence in practice, the literatures on urban agriculture in the...

Author(s)
WinklerPrins, A. M. G. A.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647326)
Type
Book
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Cover for Enabling agri-entrepreneurship and innovation: empirical evidence and solutions for conflict regions and transitioning economies.

This book provides information on agri-entrepreneurship from various authors' work in conflict areas (particularly Mindanao in the Philippines), transitional economies and poor countries. The book begins with a comparison of general entrepreneurs with agri-entrepreneurs. The next chapters discuss...

Author(s)
Chan, C.; Sipes, B.; Lee, T. S.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647753)
Type
Book
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Cover for Big data's big potential in developing economies: impact on agriculture, health and environmental security.

This book aims at identifying and understanding the key factors and mechanisms involved in the diffusion and utilization of big data (BD) in key policy areas such as agriculture, health care and the environment in developing countries. The book has eight chapters and covers: (1) the current status, ...

Author(s)
Kshetri, N.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648682)
Type
Book
CABI Book Info
Cover for Farm-level modelling: techniques, applications and policy.

The 14 chapters in this book provide an introduction to the techniques used and the issues addressed by farm-level models. They underline the potential that exists to generate new insights and guidance for policy makers as these models come to be more widely used. The book is split into two...

Author(s)
Shrestha, S.; Barnes, A.; Ahmadi, B. V.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644288)
Type
Book
CABI Book Info
Cover for Harnessing dividends from drylands: innovative scaling up with soil nutrients.

This book brings together the results of a novel scaling-up initiative of the Bhoochetana Mission Program implemented during 2009-2012 in Karnataka. The second phase of Bhoochetana covers all 30 districts for both irrigated and dryland crops with strong leadership by the Government of Karnataka...

Author(s)
Raju, K. V.; Wani, S. P.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648156)
Type
Book

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