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Cover for The challenges facing the feed industry.

This chapter describes the characteristics of the UK feed industry, including performance and efficiency, environmental impact of different types and quantities of nutrients, health and welfare, feed formulation, product safety, legislation, production costs, marketing and continuous improvements.

Author(s)
Booth, A.; O'Neill, H. M.; Quigley, L.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245929)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Closing the loop with industrial insect farming.

This chapter describes the circular economy and industrial insect farming, opportunities and challenges of utilizing organic wastes in an industrial setting and insects as valorizers of organic wastes.

Author(s)
Heckmann, L. H. L.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245929)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Environmental impact of insect rearing.

This chapter discusses the environmental impact of insect rearing. Direct greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from insects used as feed or food are discussed and data from life cycle assessments (LCAs) on commercially farmed insects are discussed per species. The relevance of the utilized feed on the...

Author(s)
Oonincx, D. G. A. B.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245929)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

Russian thistle, also known as tumbleweed (Salsola spp.), is a problematic invasive plant found on natural and working landscapes. On a California rangeland, we tested the singular and interactive treatments of grazing, herbicide, and seeding to determine how these approaches might influence ...

Author(s)
Rao, D. R.; Hovanes, K.; Smith, R.; Davy, J.; Gornish, E. S.
Publisher
Weed Science Society of America, Lawrence, USA
Citation
Invasive Plant Science and Management, 2022, 15, 1, pp 33-40
Abstract

This proceedings contains 12 papers covering the following topics: broad-acre revegetation strategies and techniques; riparian restoration and revegetation; cost-effective revegetation and restoration; planning and design for sustainable revegetation in a changing world; revegetation for ecosystem...

Author(s)
Whalley, R. D. B.; Smith, R.
Publisher
CSIRO, Collingwood, Australia
Citation
Rangeland Journal, 2017, 39, 5/6, pp i-iv + 405-567
Abstract

Significant investments are required by Parties to the three Rio Conventions-Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) and the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD), as well as the United Nations 2030 Agenda...

Author(s)
Smith, R.; Guevara, O.; Wenzel, L.; Dudley, N.; Petrone-Mendoza, V.; Cadena, M.; Rhodes, A.
Publisher
Springer International Publishing AG, Cham, Switzerland
Citation
Handbook of climate change and biodiversity, 2019, pp 151-166
Abstract

A range of methods are available for assessing ecosystem services. Methods differ in their aims; from mapping and modelling the supply and demand of ecosystem services to appraising their economic and non-economic importance through valuation techniques. Comprehensive guidance for the selection of...

Author(s)
Harrison, P. A.; Dunford, R.; Barton, D. N.; Kelemen, E.; Martín-López, B.; Norton, L.; Termansen, M.; Saarikoski, H.; Hendriks, K.; Gómez-Baggethun, E.; Czúcz, B.; García-Llorente, M.; Howard, D.; Jacobs, S.; Karlsen, M.; Kopperoinen, L.; Madsen, A.; Rusch, G.; Eupen, M. van; Verweij, P.; Smith, R.; Tuomasjukka, D.; Zulian, G.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Ecosystem Services, 2018, 29, Part C, pp 481-498
Abstract

The past four decades have seen a transformative process in Australian agriculture - the gradual incorporation of conservation practices such as ecological restoration, revegetation and agroforestry as a response to land degradation. Although actions have been impressive they remain fragmented, are ...

Author(s)
Campbell, A.; Alexandra, J.; Curtis, D.
Publisher
CSIRO, Collingwood, Australia
Citation
Rangeland Journal, 2017, 39, 5/6, pp 405-416
Abstract

Restoration of damaged ecosystems is receiving increasing attention worldwide as awareness increases that humanity must sustain ecosystem structure, functioning, and diversity for its own wellbeing. Restoration will become increasingly important because our planet will sustain an increasingly heavy ...

Author(s)
Jones, T. A.
Publisher
CSIRO, Collingwood, Australia
Citation
Rangeland Journal, 2017, 39, 5/6, pp 417-430
Abstract

Rangeland restoration ecology and practice have profited from an emphasis on research and development that emphasises technical tools for monitoring and altering ecological processes. However, this approach has not been particularly effective in conveying the potential value of restoration projects ...

Author(s)
Brown, J. R.; MacLeod, N. D.
Publisher
CSIRO, Collingwood, Australia
Citation
Rangeland Journal, 2017, 39, 5/6, pp 451-459

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