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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 Pest management in cotton: a global perspective.

This book contains 14 chapters presenting a global overview of the background to, and the current state of crop protection and pest management in cotton crops. It shows the need for more research to select cotton cultivars with high quality fibres suitable for different cotton growing areas and...

ISBN
2022 CABI (H ISBN 9781800620216)
Type
Book
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Cover for Transforming tertiary agricultural education in Africa.

This book is the culmination of a collaborative effort to develop an updated volume providing (i) sound analyses of current trends and developments in the tertiary agricultural education (TAE) sector and (ii) direction and focus for future initiatives to strengthen the sector in Africa. Part I...

ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789246544)
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 Molecular breeding in wheat, maize and sorghum: strategies for improving abiotic stress tolerance and yield.

This book contains 29 chapters focusing on wheat, maize and sorghum molecular breeding. It aims to contribute the latest understandings of the molecular and genetic bases of abiotic stress tolerance, yield and quality improvement of wheat, maize and sorghum to develop strategies for improving...

ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245431)
Type
Book
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Cover for Ecological and economic entomology: a global synthesis.

This book contains 13 chapters focusing on the ecology and control of insects as they affect human society. A brief outline of the insect structure, classification and importance is presented and the various geographical and landscape aspects of the distribution of terrestrial plants and the...

Author(s)
Freeman, B. E.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241181)
Type
Book
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Cover for Asian citrus psyllid: biology, ecology and management of the huanglongbing vector.

Asian citrus psyllid (ACP), Diaphorina citri, is an insect pest which transmits a bacterium, Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus (CLas), primarily through feeding in newly emergent foliage of citrus trees. This pathogen causes a disease known as Huanglongbing (HLB), or citrus greening, which has...

Author(s)
Qureshi, J. A.; Stansly, P. A.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394088)
Type
Book

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