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Cover for Predicting the geographical distribution of an invasive species (<i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Chromolaena odorata</i> L. (King) &amp; H.E. Robins) in the Indian subcontinent under climate change scenarios.

This chapter describes the application of ecological niche modelling (ENM) in depicting the current and future geographical distribution of C. odorata based on its ecological niche using 458 records collected for native range distributions in North and South America. The predictive capacity of the...

Author(s)
Barik, S. K.; Adhikari, D.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939076)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Distributional impacts of commodity prices in developing countries.

In this chapter, household production and consumption data are combined with national price data to simulate the welfare effects of increases in staple prices. The focus is on the rural sectors of nine developing countries and on six types of staple crops. The results show that since most rural...

Author(s)
Filipski, M.; Covarrubias, K.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641058)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Buffalo calves intoxicated with <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Ageratum houstonianum</i> Mill.

This chapter aims to document the toxicity of A. houstonianum from Nepal, better characterize the chemistry of toxic A. houstonianum and describe the clinical and pathological changes of poisoning in livestock. Fresh A. houstonianum fed to buffalo calves produced hepatic disease similar to that...

Author(s)
Pal, P. B.; Singh, D. K.; Stegelmeier, B. L.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938338)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
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Cover for Livestock populations and production systems.

This chapter covers the general analysis of livestock systems. Information on classification systems are presented as well as examples of the analysis of livestock systems at regional (Latin America), national (Nepal) and local levels (a southern region of Bolivia). Focus is given on the following: ...

Author(s)
Rushton, J.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931940)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Community forest management in the Terai Region of Nepal: contribution to the local and national economy.

This chapter examines some basic relationships between people and forest resources in a case study of the Dhuseri community forest in the Terai region of Nepal. The Dhuseri community forest was established in 1996 and is under the jurisdiction of Nawalparasi district. The case study analysed the...

Author(s)
Dhakal, M.; Masuda, M.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932503)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Uses, consumption and utilization.

Chickpea consumption in India, Australia, USA, Mexico, Canada, Spain, Italy, Turkey, Africa, Arab Countries, China, Myanmar and Nepal are described in this chapter. Food preparations from chickpea, and methods of chickpea processing in India and other countries are presented. Tabulated data on the...

Author(s)
Yadav, S. S.; Longnecker, N.; Dusunceli, F.; Bejiga, G.; Yadav, M.; Rizvi, A. H.; Manohar, M.; Reddy, A. A.; Xaxiao, Z.; Chen, W.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932138)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Hiking and bushwalking.

This chapter describes the structure of the hiking-and-bushwalking adventure sector and presents case studies from Ecuador, Nepal, Australia, Kenya, New Zealand and the USA. For each of the six case studies, the place, operator, activity, equipment, accommodation, statistics, access, community,...

Author(s)
Buckley, R.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931223)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Wildlife.

This chapter describes the structure of the wildlife adventure sector and presents case studies from Tanzania, Nepal, Uganda, Botswana, Canada and Russia. For each of the six case studies, the place, operator, activity, equipment, accommodation, statistics, access, community, experience,...

Author(s)
Buckley, R.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931223)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Mountaineering.

This chapter describes recent trends in mountaineering adventure tourism and presents case studies from around the world. For each continent or region (Andes, Antarctica, Central Asia, Europe, Himalayas, New Zealand, North America, and Great Britain), information on mountaineering adventure tour...

Author(s)
Hales, R.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931223)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for River journeys.

This chapter describes the structure of the whitewater adventure sector and examines case studies where the emphasis is on a multi-day journey down a remote river, typically using both rafts and kayaks. These case studies are from China, Russia, Nepal, Australia and Brazil. For each of the six case ...

Author(s)
Buckley, R.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931223)
Type
Book chapter

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