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Cover for Coffee wilt disease.

This book represents a compilation of the current knowledge of various aspects of coffee wilt disease (CWD) including information about the pathogen and its management. It covers the status of CWD in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Uganda, Ethiopia and Tanzania; the socio-economic impact of CWD;...

Author(s)
Flood, J.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936419)
Type
Book
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Cover for Coffee wilt disease in Ethiopia.

This chapter reviews the status of coffee wilt disease (caused by Gibberella xylarioides), including its occurrence, distribution and importance on arabica coffee in Ethiopia, and highlights some of the factors accelerating the disease and efforts made to contain the problem.

Author(s)
Girma, A.; Million, A.; Hindorf, H.; Arega, Z.; Teferi, D.; Jefuka, C.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936419)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Extension approaches and information dissemination for coffee wilt disease management in Africa: experiences from Ethiopia.

This chapter describes the information communication strategies and approaches used by RCWP (Regional Coffee Wilt Programme) for coffee wilt (Gibberella xylarioides) management in Ethiopia.

Author(s)
Negussie, E.; Kimani, M.; Girma, A.; Phiri, N.; Teshome, D.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936419)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The impact of improvement research: the case of Bangladesh and Ethiopia.

This chapter discusses the state of adoption of improved lentil cultivars in Bangladesh and Ethiopia using survey data, the factors constraining the diffusion of new lentil cultivars, the ex post economic impacts based on the adoption that has already taken place, and the costs of the time lag in...

Author(s)
Aw-Hassan, A. A.; Senait Regassa; Islam, Q. M. S.; Ashutosh Sarker
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934873)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The lentil: botany, production and uses.

This book provides a comprehensive review of current lentil research. It contains 26 chapters covering topics on lentil global production, supply and demand; origin, phylogeny, domestication and spread; plant morphology, anatomy and growth habit; agroecology and adaptation; genetic resources...

Author(s)
Erskine, W.; Muehlbauer, F. J.; Sarker, A.; Sharma, B.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934873)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Ecosystem benefits of 'bright' spots.

Bright spots are, by definition, cases where local food production has been improved primarily through resource-conserving agricultural techniques, which inlude: integrated pest management, integrated nutrient management, conservation tillage, agroforestry, aquaculture, water harvesting and...

Author(s)
Bossio, D.; Noble, A.; Aloysius, N.; Pretty, J.; Vries, F. P. de
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845933876)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Mycotoxin contamination in food systems in Eastern and Southern Africa.

Mycotoxin contamination of food systems is a major problem in many countries in Eastern and Southern Africa. Most diets in the region are maize based, but cassava, sorghum, millet and peanuts also are important. These food systems are susceptible to aflatoxins, fumonisin B1, zearalenone and...

Author(s)
Siame, B. A.; Nawa, I. N.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930820)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Decision making, scales and quality of economic evaluations for the control of contagious bovine pleuropneumonia (CBPP): the use of economic analysis methods in combination with epidemiological and geographical models to help decision making for CBPP control in Ethiopia.

This chapter describes how economic evaluation methods (cost benefit and cost effectiveness analyses) have been used in analysing the economic rationale for the management of contagious bovine pleuropneumonia (CBPP) in mixed crop-livestock farming systems of Ethiopia. The analysis has been carried...

Author(s)
Bonnet, P.; Lesnoff, M.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931940)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Indigenous systems of conflict resolution in Oromia, Ethiopia.

This chapter describes the role of the gadaa system, an institution developed for guiding the social, political, economic and religious life of the Oromo people in Ethiopia and for managing resources such as water, as well as its contribution in conflict resolution among individuals and...

Author(s)
Endossa, D. C.; Awulachew, S. B.; Namara, R. E.; Babel, M. S.; Gupta, A. D.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845933265)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Local institutions for wetland management in Ethiopia: sustainability and state intervention.

Locally developed institutions that include rules and regulations, common values and mechanisms of conflict resolution are increasingly regarded as adaptive solutions to resource management problems at the grass-roots level. Since they are rooted in community social capital rather than in external, ...

Author(s)
Dixon, A. B.; Wood, A. P.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845933265)
Type
Book chapter

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