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Cover for Impact of alien mammals on human health.

We provide an overview of the impact of wild invasive alien mammals on human health, focusing specifically on species acting as zoonotic hosts or pathogens, along with the diseases and mechanisms of disease transmission associated with mammals in terrestrial, freshwater and marine environments. We...

Author(s)
Capizzi, D.; Monaco, A.; Genovesi, P.; Scalera, R.; Carnevali, L.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390981)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Conservation agriculture in Argentina.

This chapter describes the history and current status of conservation agriculture (CA) in Argentina. Results are presented of research on the effects of CA on (i) soil quality (physical, chemical and biological), (ii) carbon sequestration, (iii) production levels and yields under different...

Author(s)
Albertengo, J.; Belloso, C.; Giraudo, M. B.; Peiretti, R.; Permingeat, H.; Wall, L.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642598)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Soil carbon: science, management and policy for multiple benefits.

This book contains 31 chapters, grouped into 7 parts, which provides a link between the complexity of the scientific knowledge on soil carbon, and how this knowledge can be applied for multiple benefits, and the complexity of the policy and practice arenas where soil and land management impact many ...

Author(s)
Banwart, S. A.; Noellemeyer, E.; Milne, E.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645322)
Type
Book
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Cover for Fish: freshwater ecosystems.

This chapter focuses on cold adaptation in freshwater fish, and especially how predicted climate change may alter the winter environment and conditions in streams and lakes, and how selected freshwater fish are likely to respond. Consequently, geographical research is restricted to high latitude...

Author(s)
Linnansaari, T.; Cunjak, R. A.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938222)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Crop stress management and global climate change.

The second in a three-part series on climatic change, this book addresses the challenges of the foreseen climate change for agriculture from a multidisciplinary point of view. The initial chapter discusses the global changes that gave rise to the beginning of agriculture. The rest of the book is...

Author(s)
Araus, J. L.; Slafer, G. A.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936808)
Type
Book
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Cover for Patterns of genetic variation in tree species and their implications for conservation.

Within-species genetic variability is essential for the maintenance of the evolutionary potential of natural populations. Information from genetic markers can help inform the development of conservation strategies, including those for endemic tree species. This chapter summarizes the results of...

Author(s)
Premoli, A. C.; Castillo, R. F. del; Newton, A. C.; Bekessy, S.; Caldiz, M.; Martínez-Araneda, C.; Mathiasen, P.; Núñez-Ávila, M. C.; Quiroga, P.; Souto, C.; Trujillo-Argueta, S.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932619)
Type
Book chapter

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