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Cover for Areawide pest management for non-rice food crops in South-east Asia.

This chapter contains a compendium of pest management practices for food crops other than rice, mainly vegetable crops (soyabeans, cabbage, shallots/onions, chillies, aubergine, beans, and tomato), in South-east Asia, specifically Indonesia. Field research and demonstration projects for most of...

Author(s)
Hammig, M. D.; Shepard, B. M.; Carner, G. R.; Dilts, R.; Rauf, A.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845933722)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Global changes, mangrove forests and implications for hazards along continental shorelines.

Coastal zones are becoming more hazardous due to increased population and greater susceptibility to flooding and salinization, as a result of compaction and subsidence, surface sealing and loss of buffer zones between the coast and settled areas. These conditions are exacerbated in the developing...

Author(s)
Taylor, D.; Sanderson, P. G.
ISBN
2002 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995984)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Towards sustainable development of floating net cage culture for income security in rural Indonesia: a case study of common carp production at Lake Maninjau, Indonesia.

Commercial floating net cage culture is a rapidly growing industry in rural Indonesia. It has become the economic base for income generation in poverty alleviation programmes of the government of West Sumatra province in two villages at Lake Maninjau. The increasing interest in cage development...

Author(s)
Munzir, A.; Heidhues, F.
ISBN
2002 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995656)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Agricultural intensification, deforestation and the environment: assessing tradeoffs in Sumatra, Indonesia.

The chapter reports on empirical results from study sites on the island of Sumatra, Indonesia. The area was chosen to represent the lowland humid tropical forest zone in Asia for the global Alternatives to Slash and Burn project (ASB). The 'ASB matrix' of indicators is applied to a series of crop...

Author(s)
Tomich, T. P.; Noordwijk, M. van; Budidarsono, S.; Gillison, A.; Kusumanto, T.; Murdiyarso, D.; Stolle, F.; Fagi, A. M.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851994352)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The spread of <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Ganoderma</i> from infective sources in the field and its implications for management of the disease in oil palm.

This chapter presents the results of trials conducted to investigate the efficacy of sanitation in basal stem rot (BSR; Ganoderma sp.) management at Bah Lias Research Station in North Sumatra, Indonesia, over a period of several years. The trials were designed to assess the relative importance of...

Author(s)
Flood, J.; Hasan, Y.; Turner, P. D.; O'Grady, E. B.
ISBN
2000 CABI (H ISBN 9780851993881)
Type
Book chapter

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