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Cover for Origin, history, composition and processing.

This chapter discusses the origin, history, composition, uses, and processing of pawpaw (C. papaya). Increasing evidence points to the fact that Mexico and Central America are the centre of origin of C. papaya. It is only in Yucatán, Mexico and some places in Central America where wild C. papaya...

Author(s)
Sisir Mitra; Fuentes, G.; Chan, A.; Girón, A.; Estrella, H.; Espadas, F.; Talavera, C.; Santamaria, J. M.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241907)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Mycobacterium bovis</i> molecular typing and surveillance.

This chapter describes the epidemiology, distribution and molecular diagnosis of bovine tuberculosis.

Author(s)
Skuce, R. A.; Byrne, A. W.; Lahuerta-Marin, A.; Allen, A.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391520)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for World blackberry production.

This chapter presents information on the production of blackberries and their hybrids in Europe, North America, Central America, South America, Asia, Oceania and Africa. Some highly valued cultivars used in blackberry cultivation are also presented.

Author(s)
Hall, H. K.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646688)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Providing pasture and ley legumes for use on clay soils in tropical and subtropical environments.

This chapter introduces the research reported in this volume which is international in scope; it involves two Australian programmes, one designed to provide pasture legumes for use on tropical clay soils and one undertaken to provide tropical legumes in general. It also involves an IDRC-sponsored...

Author(s)
Burt, R. L.; Lazier, J. R.; Ahmad, N.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646282)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The cattle industry of Belize: a brief history of research and development to the mid-1970s.

Belize, one of the sites of the collaborative IDRC/UWI-CSIRO research reported in this volume, is a small Central American country whose economy is little known compared with that of Australia, thus background information on its livestock industry is presented here to set the scene for the chapters ...

Author(s)
Lazier, J. R.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646282)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Species overview.

This chapter includes a species overview of predatory birds with common name, scientific name, abbreviation, normal body weight range, typical diet, habitat, and reproductive details. Species are arranged by continent from Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, North America, and South and Central...

Author(s)
Scott, D. E.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647463)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Cultivar development and selection.

This chapter augments previous detailed reviews of blackberry breeding with the latest releases and developments. European and North American programmes initiated the crop development over the past century, however, the expansion of this crop in Asia, and Oceania, and the recent meteoric rise of...

Author(s)
Finn, C. E.; Clark, J. R.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646688)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Classic combinations and recurring themes.

We have seen that the chance of a wild plant being domesticated is rather rare. However, a small number of plant families have independently provided us with important crops on several occasions. This chapter tries to identify what makes these families so special. It appears that each of these...

Author(s)
Warren, J. M.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645087)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Forests of the world.

This chapter discusses the factors (climate, soils and topography, and disturbance) determining the type and distribution of different forest types (tropical forest, tropical rain forest, tropical moist deciduous forest, tropical dry forest, subtropical humid forest, subtropical dry forest,...

Author(s)
Sands, R.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641560)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for A world garden survey.

This chapter presents an overview of gardens and garden tourism in different countries/regions of the world, namely: the USA and Canada, the UK, Europe, sub-Saharan Africa, South Asia, Central and South America, South East Asia, North Africa and the Middle East, the former Soviet Union, China,...

Author(s)
Benfield, R.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641959)
Type
Book chapter

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