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Cover for The effect of variety and location of production on the nutritive value of barley fed to growing pigs.

Author(s)
McCann, M. E. E.; Fablet, S.; McCracken, K. J.; McEvoy, J.; Urquhart, R.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995175)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
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Cover for Managing the effects of agriculture on water quality in Northern Ireland.

This paper examines 3 specific issues that are affecting water resources in Northern Ireland: (i) point source farm pollution and the associated damage to tributary or headwater streams; (ii) diffuse P losses and associated eutrophication; and (iii) sedimentation of spawning redds of the Atlantic...

Author(s)
Foy, R. H.; O'Connor, W. C. K.
ISBN
2002 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995458)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Woodland grazing in Northern Ireland: effects on botanical diversity and tree regeneration.

A survey of over 100 areas of semi-natural woodland was carried out over two field seasons (2002, 2003) in lowland and upland areas of Northern Ireland. General grazing status was recorded and a detailed survey of ground flora and regeneration recorded. Ecological analyses found that grazed woods...

Author(s)
McEvoy, P.; McAdam, J. H.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9781845930011)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
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Cover for Silvopastoralism as a land-use option for sustainable development on grassland farms in Northern Ireland.

In Northern Ireland, most (78%) of land is in pastoral agriculture and only 6% (lowest in the EU) in forestry. Grassland intensification as a result of reseeding, fertilizer application and increased stocking has resulted in pasture with low biodiversity and nutrient leakage into watercourses....

Author(s)
McAdam, J. H.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9781845930011)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
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Cover for Rust diseases of willow and poplar.

This book, which summarizes research progress on Melampsora rust on willows and poplars, is based mainly on papers presented at the "International Symposium on Melampsora on Salicaceae" held in Belfast, Northern Ireland, on 11-13 September 2003. This book, intended for research workers, teachers...

Author(s)
Pei, M. H.; McCracken, A. R.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851999999)
Type
Book
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Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Melampsora</i> willow rust in Chile and Northern Europe: part of a metapopulation?

This chapter describes the structure and variation among willow rust populations from various locations in Sweden and Northern Ireland, and presents a comparison of Melampsora rust populations at distant locations (France, Chile, Sweden and Northern Ireland) by amplified fragment length...

Author(s)
Ramstedt, M.; Hurtado, S.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851999999)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Economic status and gender roles.

This chapter reports on research among farm women in Northern Ireland who engage in paid work off the farm in order to cover household and farm expenses. The research found that women undertake off-farm work as part of a farm family survival strategy and in order to maintain their husbands' mental...

Author(s)
Shortall, S.
ISBN
2006 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851990309)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Relationships between body composition and ultrasonic measurements in lactating dairy cows.

The present study involves ultrasonic measurements and determination of body composition of 146 Holstein × Friesian lactating cows offered grass silage-based diets ad libitum. The ultrasonic measurements were recorded 3 or 4 days prior to slaughter, including back fat (BF) thickness and depth and...

Author(s)
Agnew, R. E.; Yan, T.; Patterson, D. C.; Mayne, C. S.
ISBN
2006 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9781845930059)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
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Cover for Sediment in the river Bush, Northern Ireland: transport, sources and management implications.

This paper illustrates the techniques available for elucidating the link between soil erosion and downstream sediment delivery, and for informing sediment management in the River Bush, Northern Ireland, UK.

Author(s)
Evans, D. J.; Gibson, C. E.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9780851990507)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Economics in animal health policy making in Northern Ireland.

This chapter discusses the importance of economic input in animal health policy development. The process in Northern Ireland is illustrated by a case study involving a review of policy of bovine tuberculosis (TB) control.

Author(s)
Redmond, L.; Beck, H.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931940)
Type
Book chapter

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