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Cover for Field guide to the forest trees of Uganda: for identification and conservation.

This book provides an up-to-date list of indigenous tree species known to grow in the tropical forest of Uganda and a guide to their identification in the field. It draws on A Field Guide to Uganda Forest Trees (UFT). Apart from nomenclature, taxonomy and new records, the main substantive changes...

Author(s)
Kalema, J.; Hamilton, A.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245271)
Type
Book
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Cover for Environmental improvement with trees.

To complement the protection provided by the embankments and other infrastructure, the Char Development and Settlement Project (CDSP) in Bangladesh, in cooperation with the Forest Department, established protective plantations of trees on mud flats, foreshores and embankments using a social...

Author(s)
Islam, M. R.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789246049)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Tropical marine and brackish ecosystems.

This chapter presents updates on current conditions and expected changes on key abiotic parameters (i.e., temperature, rainfall, circulation, seawater carbonate chemistry, sea level, salinity, oxygen, nutrients) and the range of predicted impacts on key tropical marine and brackish water...

Author(s)
Tanzil, J. T. I.; Ooi SengKeat; Tay, S. H. X.; Ow YanXiang; Chua SiewChin; Clews, E.; Bolton, A.; Raghavan, S.; Liong ShieYui
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786393982)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The silviculture of trees used in British forestry.

This book offers an updated overview of some 68 species of silvicultural importance in British forestry. The book provides concise but detailed information about the silvicultural characteristics of forest trees in Britain, in a readily accessible form. It is written by an internationally...

Author(s)
Savill, P.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786393920)
Type
Book
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Cover for Habitats of halophytes.

Salt-tolerant plants occur all over the world in a number of different ecosystems, ranging from pristine alkaline semi-deserts and mangrove forests; through semi-natural meadows and pastures; to man-made habitats such as the environs of graduation towers; over irrigated arable lands with poor...

Author(s)
Kapler, A.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394330)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Planetary health: human health in an era of global environmental change.

Planetary Health - the idea that human health and the health of the environment are inextricably linked - encourages the preservation and sustainability of natural systems for the benefit of human health. Drawing from disciplines such as public health, environmental science, evolutionary...

Author(s)
Cole, J.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241648)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Temperate agroforestry: the European way.

This chapter is a significant rewrite of the first edition, but excludes developments in the UK, which are discussed in Chapter 4. For the past two decades, agroforestry has been an active research and extension topic in Europe and is increasingly important within EU agricultural, environmental,...

Author(s)
Dupraz, C.; Lawson, G. J.; Lamersdorf, N.; Papanastasis, V. P.; Rosati, A.; Ruiz-Mirazo, J.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780644851)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Tree-crop interactions: agroforestry in a changing climate.

This second edition, which includes 12 chapters, provides an important update on tree-crop interactions over the last two decades. Three new chapters have been added to describe the new advances in the relationship between climate change adaptation, rural development and how trees and agroforestry...

Author(s)
Ong, C. K.; Black, C. R.; Wilson, J.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645117)
Type
Book
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Cover for Agroforestry and (micro)climate change.

This chapter discusses how agroforestry systems may buffer against climate change by modifying microclimatic conditions. The climatic factors (energy balance, precipitation and wind) that are influenced by trees are briefly described. New farming considerations associated with trees are also...

Author(s)
Stigter, K.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645117)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Competition and phenology in agroforestry.

This chapter explores the significance of leafing phenology and other tree characteristics in determining tree and crop productivity in agroforestry systems. The contribution of commonly used theoretical frameworks to the objective of increasing overall productivity through agroforestry without...

Author(s)
Broadhead, J.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645117)
Type
Book chapter

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