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Cover for Temperate agroforestry systems.

This second edition of the book contains 12 chapters, which aims to: (1) to update existing chapters with the tremendous advances in temperate agroforestry knowledge that have come to light in the last 20 years; and (2) if possible, to add new global regional examples of temperate agroforestry....

Author(s)
Gordon, A. M.; Newman, S. M.; Coleman, B. R. W.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780644851)
Type
Book
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Cover for Biological control in Argentina.

Biological control in Argentina has a longstanding tradition with records of natural enemy introductions since the beginning of the 20th century, mainly between 1900 and 1940. Eight predators, 70 parasitoids and seven pathogens have been introduced for arthropod control, plus eight weed biocontrol...

Author(s)
Greco, N. M.; Walsh, G. C.; Luna, M. G.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242430)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Almond in the Southern Hemisphere.

This chapter discusses the history and development of almond production and cultivation in Australia, Argentina, Chile and South Africa, providing information on the cultivars in use. An analysis of the almond industry in some of these countries is given, including the advantages and disadvantages...

Author(s)
Wirthensohn, M.; Iannamico, L.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643540)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Impact of alien mammals on human health.

We provide an overview of the impact of wild invasive alien mammals on human health, focusing specifically on species acting as zoonotic hosts or pathogens, along with the diseases and mechanisms of disease transmission associated with mammals in terrestrial, freshwater and marine environments. We...

Author(s)
Capizzi, D.; Monaco, A.; Genovesi, P.; Scalera, R.; Carnevali, L.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390981)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Biology, ecology and spread of the invasive weed <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Parthenium hysterophorus</i> in India.

This chapter covers the geographical distribution (including central Argentina, the West Indies, the Gulf of Mexico, China, Taiwan, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Vietnam, Pacific Islands, Africa, USA, Central America, Australia and India), morphology, ecological and biological traits...

Author(s)
Batish, D. R.; Kohli, R. K.; Singh, H. P.; Kaur, G.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939076)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Animal husbandry.

This chapter gives an overview on the husbandry of South American camelids (llama, alpaca, guanaco and vicuna). Focus is given on evolution, domestication, geographical distribution, number, classification, morphology (coat colour), products, behaviour and behavioural problems, restraint,...

Author(s)
Duncanson, G. R.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781780640068)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Crop stress management and global climate change.

The second in a three-part series on climatic change, this book addresses the challenges of the foreseen climate change for agriculture from a multidisciplinary point of view. The initial chapter discusses the global changes that gave rise to the beginning of agriculture. The rest of the book is...

Author(s)
Araus, J. L.; Slafer, G. A.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936808)
Type
Book
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Cover for Occurrence of <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Pyrenophora tritici-repentis</i> causing tan spot in Argentina.

Wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) is currently considered as one of the most important crops worldwide. It can be affected by several diseases. However, only a limited number of them, like 'tan spot' resulting from the fungus produced by Pyrenophora tritici-repentis, cause serious problems to the crop...

Author(s)
Moreno, M. V.; Perelló, A. E.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936037)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Gateway ports in the development of Antarctic tourism.

This chapter examines six southern ports - Ushuaia (Argentina), Punta Arenas (Chile), Stanley (Falkland Islands), Cape Town (South Africa), Hobart (Tasmania) and Christchurch (New Zealand) - that have become involved in the development of Antarctic tourism. It reviews the histories of the six...

Author(s)
Bertram, E.; Muir, S.; Stonehouse, B.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932473)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Agritourism.

This book presents the depth of the new wave of agritourism apparent around the world. This book consists of four parts. The first section is an introduction to the economics of agritourism; it introduces the role of organization, management, logistics, safety, marketing, finance, economics and...

Author(s)
Sznajder, M.; Przezbórska, L.; Scrimgeour, F.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934828)
Type
Book

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