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Cover for Key questions in applied ecology and conservation: a study and revision guide.

This book contains 11 chapters focusing on the history and foundations of applied ecology and conservation, environmental pollution and perturbations, wildlife and conservation biology, restoration biology and habitat management, agriculture, forestry and fisheries management, pest, weed and...

Author(s)
Rees, P. A.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789248494)
Type
Book
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Cover for Goat production and supply chain management in the tropics.

This 288-page-book consists of eight chapters and is a practical manual for goat production systems covering: breeding and selection (chapters 1-3), feeding based on available crops and resources (chapter 4), and targeted preventative health care for increased productivity and income (chapters...

Author(s)
Rout, P. K.; Kumar, A.; Behera, B. K.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789240139)
Type
Book
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Cover for Introduction to environmental toxicology.

This book contains 10 chapters that discuss both chemical and physical factors that contribute to human morbidity and ecological degradation are presented in this volume. The contaminants and pollutants considered here are classified within a conventional system to include biogenic compounds,...

Author(s)
D'Mello, J. P. F.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245189)
Type
Book
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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
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Cover for Livestock production and climate change.

This 395-paged-book aims to raise awareness among scientists, academics, students, livestock farmers and policy makers of the twin inter-related and inter-dependent complex mechanisms of livestock rearing and climate change. The contents are divided into sections: one on livestock production, one...

Author(s)
Malik, P. K.; Bhatta, R.; Takahashi, J.; Kohn, R. A.; Prasad, C. S.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644325)
Type
Book
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Cover for Microbial biotechnology: energy and environment.

This book focuses on two key issues confronting humanity, viz., energy and environment. There is a need to devise strategies for protecting the environment, at the same time adequately meeting the ever-growing energy needs of the world. Harnessing the power of microbes is one step towards finding...

Author(s)
Rajesh Arora
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939564)
Type
Book
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Cover for Life at extremes: environments, organisms and strategies for survival.

This book with twenty-eight chapters including the concluding remarks discusses the range of extreme environments that exist on earth, and the organisms that live in them and their evolutionary implications. Particularly, the book explores the following extreme environments: polar marine and...

Author(s)
Bell, E. M.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938147)
Type
Book
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Cover for Dairy herd health.

This book is comprised of 9 chapters focusing on dairy cattle disease prevention at the herd level. Topics covered include concepts in dairy herd health, facilitating change in herd health, rearing youngstock and replacing cows, managing herd reproduction, mastitis control and milk quality...

Author(s)
Green, M.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939977)
Type
Book
CABI Book Info
Cover for Phosphorus and calcium utilization and requirements in farm animals.

This book contains 10 chapters that discuss phosphorus and calcium metabolism, efficiency of utilization, availability, requirements and excretion in livestock and environmental impact.

Author(s)
Vitti, D. M. S. S.; Kebreab, E.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936266)
Type
Book
CABI Book Info
Cover for Animal nutrition science.

This book describes how animals obtain, digest and use food and nutrients; how nutrient requirements can be quantified and how nutrient use can affect the environment. The 18 chapters include discussions on nutritional ecology, the nutritive value of animal foods, methods of evaluating nutrient...

Author(s)
McL. Dryden, G.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934125)
Type
Book

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