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Cover for An introduction to the 'demon plant' parthenium weed.

Research on parthenium weed (Parthenium hysterophorus) is in progress in many countries, including Australia, India, South Africa, Ethiopia, Pakistan, Bangladesh, China, Sri Lanka and Nepal. This book, with contributions from expert researchers with extensive involvement in parthenium weed research ...

Author(s)
Adkins, S. W.; Asad Shabbir; Dhileepan, K.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780645254)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for History and management - Southern Asia.

In Southern Asia, parthenium weed (Parthenium hysterophorus) is now present in most countries, including India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Bangladesh and Bhutan. Although there are no confirmed reports of its presence in Afghanistan or Maldives, it is highly likely that it is present in...

Author(s)
Asad Shabbir; Shrestha, B. B.; Ali, M. H.; Adkins, S. W.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780645254)
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 Predicting the geographical distribution of an invasive species (<i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Chromolaena odorata</i> L. (King) &amp; H.E. Robins) in the Indian subcontinent under climate change scenarios.

This chapter describes the application of ecological niche modelling (ENM) in depicting the current and future geographical distribution of C. odorata based on its ecological niche using 458 records collected for native range distributions in North and South America. The predictive capacity of the...

Author(s)
Barik, S. K.; Adhikari, D.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939076)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Distributional impacts of commodity prices in developing countries.

In this chapter, household production and consumption data are combined with national price data to simulate the welfare effects of increases in staple prices. The focus is on the rural sectors of nine developing countries and on six types of staple crops. The results show that since most rural...

Author(s)
Filipski, M.; Covarrubias, K.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641058)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Energy from the Hindu Kush-Himalayan mountain forests.

Including 3 case studies from other regions: coppices and fuelwood production in Italy (Torta, G.); planting stock quality and establishment in the New Zealand high country (Ledgard, N. J.; Baker, G. C.); and choosing species for planting in the Ecuadorian Andes (Hofstede, R. G. M.; Jongsma, W.;...

Author(s)
Rijal, K.
ISBN
2000 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851994468)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Institutions for the collaborative management of mountain forests.

Including a case study on sustainable mountain forestry and participatory watershed management in the PUCD (Inter-regional Project for Participatory Upland Conservation and Development) project in Bolivia, Burundi, Nepal, Pakistan and Tunisia (Fé d'Ostiani, L.).

Author(s)
Dubois, O.
ISBN
2000 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851994468)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Rice-wheat cropping systems in the Indo-Gangetic plains: issues of water productivity in relation to new resource-conserving technologies.

The rice-wheat cropping system is found on 13.5 million ha in south Asia and is one of the most important cropping patterns for food self-security in the region. This system is found in the fertile, hot semi-arid to hot subhumid regions of the Indus and Gangetic alluvial plains of Bangladesh,...

Author(s)
Hobbs, P. R.; Gupta, R. K.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996691)
Type
Book chapter

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