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CAB Reviews

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In this worked example of the application of generalized linear mixed models, we model the invasion probability of an invasive plant species, giant hogweed (Heracleum mantegazzianum), based on field surveys of 20 study areas of 1 km2 which were situated in areas of Germany most invaded by this...

Author(s)
Thiele, J.; Markussen, B.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2012, 7, 018, pp 1-12

The review presents an overview of the role of economic models in forest management. After a brief introduction on the use of economic models, the basic Faustmann model and its major applications and extensions are presented. The use of the Faustmann model in timber management is demonstrated using ...

Author(s)
Hanewinkel, M.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews: Perspectives in Agriculture, Veterinary Science, Nutrition and Natural Resources, 2009, 4, 031, pp 1-10

Coexistence between farmers using different crop production systems needs tolerance, since the growing of plants represents an open system and a perfect separation of plant materials between neighbouring fields is not possible. In the case of genetically modified (GM) plants, the situation is...

Author(s)
Weber, W. E.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews: Perspectives in Agriculture, Veterinary Science, Nutrition and Natural Resources, 2008, 3, 072, pp 1-8

The factors influencing the cost competitiveness of Italian pig feeding are investigated. Costs in Italy are compared to those of other important countries within the EU (France, Germany, Netherlands and UK). The analysis refers to the year 1995. The impact of the 1992 CAP reform and the effect of...

Author(s)
Zanasi, C.
Citation
Pig News and Information, 1998, 19, 2, pp 45N-50N

Practical consequences of the application process for a field experiment with transgenic plants are discussed. The application was filed in accordance with the new German Gene Act. The requirements of the risk assessment are outlined. A comparison with an application under the previously governing...

Author(s)
Meyer, P.
Citation
AgBiotech News and Information, 1991, 3, 6, pp 999-1001

The procedures used for synchronization of oestrus and artificial insemination of gilts and sows in the German Democratic Republic are described. Treatment with methallibure followed by PMSG to synchronize oestrus has now been replaced in 60% of gilts and sows by HCG or GnRH followed by PMSG....

Author(s)
Hühn, U.; König, I.
Citation
Pig News and Information, 1989, 10, 2, pp 173-176

The organization and importance of pig production in the GFR is discussed. The GFR is the largest producer and consumer of pigmeat in the EC. Pig farming takes place in the main in small units with most producers belonging to one or more of the following: (1) breeding organizations; (2) ...

Author(s)
Bauer, H. J.; Ingwersen, J.
Citation
Pig News and Information, 1988, 9, 2, pp 157-160

Author(s)
Brandt, H.
Publisher
CABI Publishing, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Pig News and Information, 1987, 8, 1, pp 29-33

In the German Democratic Republic, young boars of the 4 approved breeding lines are first subjected to a central performance test. Accommodation is available for testing 20 000 boars annually. The traits tested are daily weight gain, feed conversion efficiency and backfat thickness. Candidate...

Author(s)
Schaaf, A.; Herrendörfer, G.
Citation
Pig News and Information, 1985, 6, 2, pp 159-162

Author(s)
Schremmer, H.; Franz, W.; Kirmse, K.
Citation
Pig News and Information, 1984, 5, 1, pp 43-45

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