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Cover for The New Zealand system to assess the environmental benefits and risks of releasing new biocontrol agents of arthropods.

Author(s)
Ehlers, G. A. C.; Bromfield, K. E.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394118)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The attachment bond to people in domestic dogs: does it exist already in puppies?

Author(s)
Mariti, C.; Lenzini, L.; Carlone, B.; Zilocchi, M.; Caverni, B.; Gazzano, A.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394583)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The personality of dogs and cats living in the same household: a multivariate model study.

Author(s)
Menchetti, L.; Calipari, S.; Diverio, S.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394583)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Making a resilient poultry industry in Europe.

This chapter presents an overview of the factors that can contribute to a resilient poultry industry and which of these factors may be a threat. It highlights the factors that may contribute to a resilient poultry industry in Europe taking into account the global scale, and which factors may be a...

Author(s)
Neeteson-van Nieuwenhoven, A. M.; Appleby, M. C.; Hogarth, G.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645308)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Breeding for sustainability: maintaining and enhancing multi-trait genetic improvement.

In this chapter, the theory and evidence from experimental and commercial populations which give some guide on the maintenance of genetic variation in poultry is discussed. Highlights focus on how accuracy in selection and rates of improvement in all traits can be increased best to utilize this...

Author(s)
Hill, W. G.; Wolc, A.; O'Sullivan, N. P.; Avendaño, S.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645308)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Reducing the environmental impact of poultry production.

This paper discusses the environmental impacts of poultry production and analyses the system using life cycle assessment (LCA) and carbon footprints. Further, the paper presents the impact categories, benefits of LCA, systems of poultry production in the developed world, and the main impacts of...

Author(s)
Williams, A.; Speller, D.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645308)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Is there a future for alternative production systems?

The trend towards alternative systems of production for poultry meat and eggs in the developed economies is paralleled by moves to increase intensification in the developing world. Alongside these changes is the clearly identified imperative to feed an increasingly large and affluent human...

Author(s)
Sandilands, V.; Hocking, P. M.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938246)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Nutritional challenges of alternative production systems.

Many of the nutritional challenges posed by alternative systems can be addressed by application of existing scientific knowledge. However, regulations applied to alternative systems may limit the nutritionist's freedom of action, particularly with regard to the ingredients which can be used to...

Author(s)
MacLeod, M. G.; Bentley, J. S.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938246)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Environmental impacts concerning the selenium content of foods.

This chapter discusses the various anthropogenic and natural inputs and outputs of Se that determine the content of this element in soils, and evaluates the numerous factors that influence the transfer of Se from soils to human and animal foodstuffs. Special consideration is given towards the end...

Author(s)
Abrahams, P. W.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934590)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Impacts of environment and management on nitrate in vegetables and water.

This chapter considers how environmental and management variables affect the nitrate levels in plants used as food. It also reviews the extensive literature which considers the impacts of agricultural practice on nitrate in surface waters and groundwaters. The extent that changes in farm management ...

Author(s)
Stockdale, E.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934590)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper

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