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Cover for Nematode parasites of coconut and other palms.

This chapter describes the nematode parasites of coconut (Cocos nucifera) and other palms such as Elaeis guineensis, Phoenix dactylifera, Areca catechu and Metroxylon spp. Information is given on their distribution, biology and life cycle, symptoms of damage, survival and means of dissemination,...

Author(s)
Griffith, R.; Giblin-Davis, R. M.; Koshy, P. K.; Sosamma, V. K.; Kanzaki, N.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391247)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Ecological issues relating to transmission lines.

This chapter discusses the impacts linked to above-ground transmission lines, including: impacts on birds, effects linked to the electromagnetic fields, noise and light impacts, agricultural land, wetlands, and woodlands. Further, the chapter describes underground electric transmission lines.

Author(s)
Henderson, P. A.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392015)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Biofuels and waste-powered generation.

This paper discusses liquid and gaseous biofuels and forestry and agricultural waste product solid biomass. Also, the paper presents the general ecological effects of biomass combustion.

Author(s)
Henderson, P. A.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392015)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Methodology in pest control - insecticide baits and baiting.

This chapter describes insecticide baits and baiting methods for cockroaches, common ants and subterranean termites. Preventive treatment of termites using in-ground stations, treating infestation with above-ground stations, measuring the process of colony elimination, and active ingredients...

Author(s)
Dhang, P.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786395146)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Vertebrate pests and their control.

This chapter deals with vertebrate pests, including rats and mice (which transmit parasites and diseases to other animals and humans, and can be found in gardens and forests), bats (find shelter in structures) and birds (which create problems when they come into conflict with human). Information is ...

Author(s)
Dhang, P.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786395146)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Sporadic pests and their control.

This chapter describes the following sporadic pests: drywood termite, powderpost beetle, ant, psocid (commonly known as booklice), flea, tick, mite, sandlfy, and wasp. Also, the chapter provides details on the control of these pests.

Author(s)
Dhang, P.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786395146)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Household pests and their control - termites.

This chapter describes the appearance, behaviour and economic importance of subterranean, drywood and damp wood termites. Further, the chapter also discusses their management and control, including step-by-step procedure of baiting, chemical treatment, and trenching.

Author(s)
Dhang, P.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786395146)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Energy production and consumption for sustainable development.

This chapter highlights the central role of energy in addressing the current challenges of sustainable development. It looks at the global energy production and consumption and explores various renewable energy options for the residential, transportation and industrial sectors. In the...

Author(s)
Olorunnisola, A. O.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780646169)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The link between environment and development.

This chapter presents the concept of sustainable development and discusses various aspects of the environment-development link. These include: the link between poverty, environment and development; the link between biodiversity and development; the link between poverty, deforestation, and...

Author(s)
Felix, M. S.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780646169)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Temperate agroforestry: key elements, current limits and opportunities for the future.

This chapter compares and contrasts the opportunities and constraints related to the development of temperate agroforestry based on the findings of research and practice outlined in the previous chapters. It will also be useful to review how the global situation and research environment has changed ...

Author(s)
Newman, S. M.; Gordon, A. M.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780644851)
Type
Book chapter

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