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Cover for Mitigating greenhouse gas emissions from rice production through water-saving techniques: potential, adoption and empirical evidence.

Flooded rice fields are a large anthropogenic source of the greenhouse gas (GHG) methane (CH4). Aeration of the paddy field can reduce methane emissions and at the same time save water. Different forms of water saving techniques (WST), e.g. alternate wetting and drying (AWD) and midseason drainage...

Author(s)
Sander, B. O.; Wassmann, R.; Siopongco, J. D. L. C.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643663)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Climate change impacts and adaptation in agricultural water management in the Philippines.

Climate change is now a reality and is expected to have profound impacts on agricultural production systems, thus threatening food security. Local observational evidence of changing climate based on available historical weather data-sets is presented for selected locations in the Philippines. In...

Author(s)
Lansigan, F. P.; Cruz, A. C. dela
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643663)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Cultivation and developments in the field of GM plants in Asia.

The current status, regulatory aspects and future of transgenic fodder crop production, nutritional assessment and safety in China, India, Japan, Korea and the Philippines.

Author(s)
Wen Jie; Liu RanRan
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641768)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Economic incentives and agricultural outcomes in upland settings.

This chapter presents a framework for measuring the changes in economic and environmental outcomes that occur in watersheds subject to land degradation, both in partial and in general equilibrium. This framework is used to calculate changes in upland land degradation due to changes in economic...

Author(s)
Coxhead, I.; Shively, G.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851999128)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for How do relative price changes alter land use decisions? Panel data evidence from the Manupali watershed, Philippines.

This chapter explores land use decisions made by farmers in the upper Manupali watershed, Philippines. A panel of farm-level data (1994-2002) is used to quantify responses to economic shocks, and thereby to understand the leverage that policies affecting agricultural prices can be expected to exert ...

Author(s)
Coxhead, I.; Demeke, B.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851999128)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for How do national markets and price policies affect land use at the forest margin? Evidence from the Philippines.

This chapter uses time series data (1994-99) from local and regional agricultural markets to show how national markets have shaped incentives for agricultural expansion and resource allocation at the forest margin of Manupali watershed in Lantapan municipality, Bukidnon, Philippines. It is shown...

Author(s)
Coxhead, I.; Rola, A. C.; Kim, K.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851999128)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Linking economic policies and environmental outcomes at a watershed scale.

This chapter reports the results from an optimization-simulation model used to illustrate the potential impacts of local and national policies to encourage sustainable land use. The empirical focus is on the Manupali watershed in the Philippines. Simulation results indicate that restrictions on...

Author(s)
Shively, G.; Zelek, C.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851999128)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Origin, history, production and processing.

This chapter covers the history of cultivation of longan and litchi (Litchi chinensis); litchi production in China, Vietnam, Thailand, India, Bangladesh, Nepal, Philippines, Indonesia, southern Africa, Australia, North America, Brazil, Mexico and Israel; longan production in China, Vietnam,...

Author(s)
Huang XuMing; Subhadrabandhu, S.; Mitra, S. K.; Ben-Arie, R.; Stern, R. A.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996967)
Type
Book chapter

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