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Cover for Climate change and increase of impacts on human health by alien species.

There is mounting evidence that climate change will facilitate biological invasions. Regarding alien species relevant for human health, climate change can modify their impacts by altering the likelihood of their introduction, establishment, distribution and abundance, the scale of impacts and...

Author(s)
Schindler, S.; Rabitsch, W.; Essl, F.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390981)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Global warming and malaria in tropical highlands - an estimation of Ethiopia's 'unmitigated' annual malaria burden in the 21st century.

This chapter focuses on spatial patterns of malaria, especially those of altitudinal shifts, with climate change, emphasizing the need to consider the effect of warmer temperatures on the disease from a regional context rather than a global one. The malaria climate suitability and biogeographically ...

Author(s)
Bouma, M. J.; Pascual, M.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642659)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Abiotic and biotic effects.

This chapter considers abiotic and biotic factors in detail as separate entities for convenience. Note, however, that most, if not all, of these factors in the environment of a tropical forest insect may be interrelated. Wherever possible, presented are examples from tropical or subtropical forest...

Author(s)
Wylie, F. R.; Speight, M.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936365)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Environment and weather.

Time is discussed first, giving a number of essential but perhaps rather boring relationships between the continuous time variable, day of month, month and Julian day number. Astronomical equations of biological significance are then developed, covering the sun's elevation and azimuth angles, day...

Author(s)
Thornley, J. H. M.; France, J.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9780851990101)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Plant-water relationships in an Andean landscape: modelling the effect of irrigation on upland crop production.

A study was conducted to analyse the potential benefits of irrigation systems expansion on crop production in different zones of the Cotacachi area (Ecuador) that currently do not have access to irrigation water. Simulation modelling (Decision Support System for Agrotechnology Transfer, DSSAT,...

Author(s)
Zehetner, F.; Miller, W. P.; Zapata Ríos, X.
ISBN
2006 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851999494)
Type
Book chapter

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