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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 Conservation and management of tropical rainforests: an integrated approach to sustainability.

This book contains 12 chapters providing details on conservation and management of tropical rain forests. Chapter 1 describes tropical rain forest ecosystem, land cover, habitat, resource; Chapter 2 explores the use of rain forests; Chapter 3 discusses sustainable forestry in rain forests; and...

Author(s)
Bruenig, E. F.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641409)
Type
Book
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Cover for Climate change impacts on urban pests.

This book reviews the influence of climate change on urban and public pests such as mosquitoes, flies, ticks, and wood pests (such as termites), with respect to population, distribution, disease, damage and control. Consisting of 13 chapters, the book systematically addresses how the impact of...

Author(s)
Dhang, P.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645377)
Type
Book
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Cover for Data analysis in vegetation ecology.

This book contains 14 chapters discussing vegetation ecology, which is conceived of as a discipline analysing multiple vectors of species or plant traits jointly with environmental variables in space and time. Chapter 2 discusses patterns in vegetation ecology. Mathematical analysis starts with...

Author(s)
Wildi, O.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394224)
Type
Book
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Cover for Proceedings of the 5th International Symposium on Biological Control of Arthropods, Langkawi, Malaysia, September 11-15, 2017.

This proceedings contains papers dealing with issues affecting biological control, particularly pertaining to the use of parasitoids and predators as biological control agents. This includes all approaches to biological control: conservation, augmentation, and importation of natural enemy species...

Author(s)
Mason, P. G.; Gillespie, D. R.; Vincent, C.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394118)
Type
Book; Conference proceedings
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Cover for Field guide for the identification of damage on woody sentinel plants.

This guide is intended as an aid for managers of sentinel plantings, botanical gardens or arboreta, as well as phytosanitary inspectors, who may have knowledge of common pests and diseases of woody plants, but may not know the likely cause of damage that they have not encountered before. It aims to ...

Author(s)
Roques, A.; Cleary, M.; Matsiakh, I.; Eschen, R.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394415)
Type
Book
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Cover for Woodland development: a long-term study of Lady Park Wood.

This book with 17 chapters primarily aims to describe Lady Park Wood in the UK and what has happened there since 1944, however, the book also places Lady Park Wood in context and uses the observations as a point of departure from which several topics of general interest are discussed, such as the...

Author(s)
Peterken, G. F.; Mountford, E. P.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648651)
Type
Book
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Cover for Cherries: botany, production and uses.

This book contains 20 chapters and is divided into 4 parts focusing on genetic resources and improvement, ecophysiology and production, pests and diseases and their management and harvesting, processing and utilization of sweet and sour cherries.

Author(s)
Quero-García, J.; Lezzoni, A.; Puławska, J.; Lang, G.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780648378)
Type
Book
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Cover for Guide to the naturalized and invasive plants of Laikipia.

The impetus for the development of this Field Guide came about as a result of pleas from the community around the village of Doldol, Laikipia County, to initiate a control programme for Australian prickly pear [Opuntia stricta (Haw.) Haw.; Fabaceae], an invasive plant which was having a dramatic...

Author(s)
Witt, A.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392152)
Type
Book
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Cover for Guide to the naturalized and invasive plants of Eastern Africa.

Both in Ethiopia and in the countries of East Africa, the continuing proliferation and spread of invasive alien species (IAS) is now recognized as a serious problem, which needs to be addressed. While this situation has improved dramatically over the past 10 years, further progress has been...

Author(s)
Witt, A.; Luke, Q.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392145)
Type
Book

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