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Cover for Energy from the Hindu Kush-Himalayan mountain forests.

Including 3 case studies from other regions: coppices and fuelwood production in Italy (Torta, G.); planting stock quality and establishment in the New Zealand high country (Ledgard, N. J.; Baker, G. C.); and choosing species for planting in the Ecuadorian Andes (Hofstede, R. G. M.; Jongsma, W.;...

Author(s)
Rijal, K.
ISBN
2000 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851994468)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Soil organic matter management: the roles of residue quality in C sequestration and N supply.

The focus of this book chapter is on the roles of soil organic matter (SOM) for different management purposes particularly to the time scale within which potential interactions occur. This chapter includes studies on crop residue effects on soil C and N cycling, SOM model evaluation, SOM...

Author(s)
Cadisch, G.; Giller, K.
ISBN
2001 CABI (H ISBN 9780851994659)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Regional and country lists of plant diseases.

This chapter presents the regional and country lists of plant diseases. Included in the regional list were Africa, Caribbean and South America; in the country list were Argentina, Bangladesh, Bulgaria, Italy and Singapore.

Author(s)
Waller, J. M.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851994581)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Economics and adoption patterns of integrated rice-fish farming in Bangladesh.

This chapter presents the costs and benefits of integrating aquaculture with rice farming in Bangladesh during the rainfed and irrigated seasons. The analysis is based on data collected from 256 farmer-implemented on-farm trials and a survey of 47 households that have independently adopted...

Author(s)
Gupta, M. V.; Sollows, J. D.; Mazid, M. A.; Rahman, A.; Hussain, M. G.; Dey, M. M.
ISBN
2002 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995656)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for A description of the rice-prawn-fish systems of Southwest Bangladesh.

Between the late 1970s and the mid-1980s a small number of farmers in southwest Bangladesh began to test the stocking of giant freshwater prawn (Macrobrachium rosenbergii) in rice fields. Extremely rapid expansion has occurred since 1990, mainly because this prawn is sold to the export market and...

Author(s)
Chapman, G.; Abedin, J.
ISBN
2002 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995656)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Improved management of small-scale tropical cage culture systems in Bangladesh: potential benefits of an alliance between an NGO and a western research institute.

The structure, aims, activities, and outputs of the Bangladesh component of the CARE-CAGES (Cage Aquaculture for Greater Economic Security) Project are described.

Author(s)
McAndrew, K. I.; Brugere, C.; Beveridge, M. C. M.; Ireland, M. J.; Roy, T. K.; Yesmin, K.
ISBN
2002 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995656)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Small-scale fish culture in Northwest Bangladesh: a participatory appraisal focusing on the role of tilapia.

Tilapia (Oreochromis mossambicus) is important for small-scale aquaculture in northwest Bangladesh. Most farmers maintain tilapia in their ponds in addition to carp, which they stock regularly. Carp are sold to the market for cash income but tilapia are mostly used for household consumption. Their...

Author(s)
Barman, B. K.; Little, D. C.; Edwards, P.
ISBN
2002 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995656)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Culture of small indigenous fish species in seasonal ponds in Bangladesh: the potential for production and impact on food and nutrition security.

Small indigenous fish species (SIS) play an important role in the diet of the rural population in Bangladesh, not only as an animal protein source, but also as a source of a range of other essential nutrients such as vitamin A, calcium (Ca) and iron. Accessibility of SIS from capture fisheries is...

Author(s)
Roos, N.; Thilsted, S. H.; Wahab, M. A.
ISBN
2002 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995656)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The effectiveness of a model fisheries village approach to aquaculture extension in Northwest Bangladesh.

The Northwest Fisheries Extension Project (NFEP) operates in the northwest region of Bangladesh. One of four main project outputs is the development of extension strategies appropriate to the needs of the poor. The Model Fisheries Village programme, or Model Village as it is simply known, is one...

Author(s)
Islam, M.; Mardall, N.
ISBN
2002 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995656)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Rice-wheat cropping systems in the Indo-Gangetic plains: issues of water productivity in relation to new resource-conserving technologies.

The rice-wheat cropping system is found on 13.5 million ha in south Asia and is one of the most important cropping patterns for food self-security in the region. This system is found in the fertile, hot semi-arid to hot subhumid regions of the Indus and Gangetic alluvial plains of Bangladesh,...

Author(s)
Hobbs, P. R.; Gupta, R. K.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996691)
Type
Book chapter

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