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Cover for Production system characterization and development.

The main objective of this chapter is to explain the different goat production systems, and how to identify major constraints and opportunities for achieving better productivity. The options and strategies for planning and implementing goat improvement projects and assessing goat production systems ...

Author(s)
Rout, P. K.; Kumar, A.; Behera, B. K.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789240139)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Silvopastoral systems in Patagonia, Argentina.

This chapter establishes that silvopastoral systems may be an economical, ecological and social productive alternative in Patagonia. The forestry potential for introduced fast growing species in this area and the actual policies that encourage this activity open the possibility for silvopastoral...

Author(s)
Peri, P. L.; Caballé, G.; Hansen, N. E.; Bahamonde, H. A.; Lencinas, M. V.; Müller, A. R. von; Ormaechea, S.; Gargaglione, V.; Soler, R.; Sarasola, M.; Rusch, V.; Borrelli, L.; Fernández, M. E.; Gyenge, J.; Tejera, L. E.; Lloyd, C. E.; Martínez Pastur, G.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780644851)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Conservation agriculture for sustainable and resilient agriculture: global status, prospects and challenges.

This chapter discusses the following topics: conservation agriculture as the way forward for sustainable agricultural production; definition and concept of conservation agriculture; and the global history, current status and prospects of conservation agriculture. The chapter also includes reports...

Author(s)
Jat, R. A.; Sahrawat, K. L.; Kassam, A. H.; Friedrich, T.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642598)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Quantitative approaches for identifying finfish species suited for sustainable and productive aquaculture.

In this chapter, two models for selecting finfish species (site-specific selection of the most suitable species and production strategy (case study in Quebec, Canada), and evaluation of commercial species attribute in terms of productivity/sustainability) are described. Emphasis of the discussion...

Author(s)
François, N. R. le; Savoie, A.; Blier, P. U.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934941)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Dynamics of livelihoods and resource use strategies in different ecosystems of the coastal zones of Bac Lieu Province, Vietnam.

The coastal areas in Bac Lieu Province of the Mekong Delta have undergone rapid changes in environmental and socio-economic conditions since the early 1990s when a saltwater control project was established to promote food crop production in the traditional rice-saltwater-based farming areas. A...

Author(s)
Khiem, N. T.; Hossain, M.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936181)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper

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