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Cover for Forest history: international studies on socio-economic and forest ecosystem change. Report No.2 of the IUFRO Task Force on Environmental Change.

This book presents edited and revised versions of 31 papers selected from those presented at a major conference on 'History and forest resources', held in Florence, Italy, in 1998. It also includes an introduction by the first editor. The book is a companion volume to 'Methods and approaches in...

ISBN
2000 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851994192)
Type
Book; Conference proceedings
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Cover for Methods and approaches in forest history.

This book presents edited and revised versions of 23 papers selected from those presented at a major conference on History and forest resources, held in Florence, Italy, in 1998. It also includes an introduction by the first editor. The book is a companion volume to 'Forest history: international...

ISBN
2000 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851994208)
Type
Book; Conference proceedings
CABI Book Info
Cover for Seed biology: advances and applications. Proceedings of the Sixth International Workshop on Seeds, Merida, Mexico, 1999.

This book comprises a selection of edited and revised papers from the 6th International Workshop of Seeds held in Mexico in January 1999. Following the 2 opening presentations, the papers are listed under the following main headings: development and quality (11 papers); storage and vigour (8);...

ISBN
2000 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851994048)
Type
Book; Conference proceedings
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Cover for CAP regimes and the European countryside: prospects for integration between agricultural, regional and environmental policies.

Assessments made on the environmental effects of the CAP are reviewed and the contribution of agricultural policy to environmental quality in the EU is considered. The focus is on the role of agricultural policy in reducing harmful effects and/or creating benefits to the physical environment,...

ISBN
2000 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851993546)
Type
Book; Conference proceedings
CABI Book Info
Cover for Agriculture and intellectual property rights: economic, institutional and implementation issues in biotechnology.

This book has arisen from the conference entitled 'The shape of the coming agricultural biotechnology transformation: strategic investment and policy approaches from an economic perspective' convened by the international Consortium on Agricultural Biotechnology Research (ICABR), held in Rome, June...

ISBN
2000 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851994574)
Type
Book; Conference proceedings
CABI Book Info
Cover for Ruminant physiology: digestion, metabolism, growth and reproduction.

This volume contains 26 chapters in sections on regulation of feed intake, rumen microbiology and fermentation, nutrient absorption and splanchnic metabolism, tissue maintenance and utilization of endogenous body reserves, tissue growth, reproduction, pregnancy and lactation, ruminant physiology...

Author(s)
Cronjé, P. B.
ISBN
2000 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851994635)
Type
Book; Conference proceedings
CABI Book Info
Cover for Grassland ecophysiology and grazing ecology.

This book consists of edited and revised versions of the 20 invited papers presented at an International Symposium on Grassland Ecophysiology and Grazing Ecology held at Curitiba, Parana, Brazil on 24-26 August 1999. The papers are on the sustainability of grazing systems (1); environmental...

Author(s)
Lemaire, G.; Hodgson, J.; Moraes, A. de; Nabinger, C.; Carvalho, P. C. de F.
ISBN
2000 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851994529)
Type
Book; Conference proceedings
CABI Book Info
Cover for Insect movement mechanisms and consequences. Proceedings of the Royal Entomological Society's 20th Symposium, London, UK, September 1999.

This book, which is based on the main papers presented at the Royal Entomological Society's 20th Symposium held in September 1999, reviews the developments in the study of insect movements, particularly of flight. It contains 19 chapters discussing flight mechanisms (e.g. flight biomechanics,...

Author(s)
Woiwood, I. P.; Reynolds, D. R.; Thomas, C. D.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851994567)
Type
Book; Conference proceedings
CABI Book Info
Cover for Digestive physiology of pigs. Proceedings of the 8th Symposium, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Uppsala, Sweden, 20-22 June 2000.

This proceedings of a symposium on the digestive physiology of pigs contains 107 papers. Topic covered are: gut development and function; the gastrointestinal immune system; nutrient absoption and utilization by the gut; digestive processes; econutrition and health maintenance and free...

Author(s)
Lindberg, J. E.; Ogle, B.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995175)
Type
Book; Conference proceedings
CABI Book Info
Cover for Crop science: progress and prospects. Papers presented at the Third International Crop Science Congress, Hamburg, Germany, 17-22 August 2000.

These proceedings of the Third International Crop Science Congress contain 20 chapters which are divided into 5 parts. Part 1 provides an overview of the basic necessities of man and the constraints imposed by scarce natural resources and the actual genetic potential of the crop. Part 2 discusses...

Author(s)
Nösberger, J.; Geiger, H. H.; Struik, P. C.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995304)
Type
Book; Conference proceedings

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