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Cover for Parthenium weed: uses and abuses.

There has been a debate about the potential role of utilization in management of parthenium weed (Parthenium hysterophorus). A large volume of published material is available on potential uses of this weed and opportunities for further exploitation. This chapter critically reviews this published...

Author(s)
Nimal Chandrasena; Rao, A. N.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780645254)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The history of deforestation and forest fragmentation: a global perspective.

This chapter draws on long-term ecological studies from across the globe to reconstruct the history of deforestation and forest fragmentation. It includes studies from a variety of forest biomes focusing on the last 11,500 years (the Holocene), paying particular attention to forest fragmentation as ...

Author(s)
Bhagwat, S.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642031)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Improving animal welfare: a practical approach.

This book, the second edition of Improving Animal Welfare, has 17 chapters and provides updates on the latest research and still retains its practical emphasis. The World Organization for Animal Health (OIE) now has recommendations in the Terrestrial Animal Health Code for transport, slaughter,...

Author(s)
Grandin, T.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644677)
Type
Book
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Cover for Overview.

This chapter discussed briefly the current economic status and trends with regards to livestock production and highlights the inter-dependence of livestock production and climate change as well as the impact of climate change to the livestock sector.

Author(s)
Prasad, C. S.; Malik, P. K.; Bhatta, R.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644325)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Tropical fruit flies (Tephritidae: Dacinae) of South-East Asia: Indomalaya to North-West Australasia.

The species within the Tribe Dacini, from Indomalaya to north-west Australasia, are described and illustrated. In all, 423 species are recorded from this region and treated under four genera, Bactrocera (with 18 subgenera), Dacus (with five subgenera), Ichneumonopsis and Monacrostichus. One new...

Author(s)
Drew, R. A. I.; Romig, M. C.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780640358)
Type
Book
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Cover for Present status and future of the poultry industry in hot regions.

This chapter discusses the present status of poultry industry in the warm regions of the world (Africa, Latin America, Asia, Middle East, South Asia and South-East Asia) and covers some constraints in the future development of poultry industry.

Author(s)
Daghir, N. J.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932589)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Development of the regional policy process for air pollution in Asia, Africa and Latin America.

Air pollution is an increasingly important environmental problem in developing country regions, particularly in parts of Asia. Projections indicate that potentially large increases in emissions may occur during the next 20-50 years if current development patterns persist. This chapter focuses on...

Author(s)
Hicks, W. K.; Kuylenstierna, J. C. I.; Mathur, V.; Burijson, V.; Mazzucchelli, S.; Iyngararasan, M.; Shrestha, S.; Tienhoven, A. M. van
ISBN
2000 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851994819)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Air pollution and the forests of developing and rapidly industrializing regions. Report No. 4 of the IUFRO Task Force on Environmental Change.

This book examines the importance of air pollution for the forests of rapidly industrializing countries and regions in 12 main chapters contributed by different authors. Its geographical coverage includes South and Central America, Africa and Asia, including Siberia, China and Korea. The problems...

ISBN
2000 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851994819)
Type
Book

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