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Cover for Distribution.

This chapter presents the distribution of quinoa (Chenopodium quinoa) in the Andean Region, South America (Bolivia, Peru, Chile, Ecuador, Argentina and Colombia), Europe, North America, Africa and Asia. The performance of quinoa in these regions is described, and an overview of research on quinoa...

Author(s)
Bhargava, A.; Srivastava, S.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642260)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Animal husbandry.

This chapter gives an overview on the husbandry of South American camelids (llama, alpaca, guanaco and vicuna). Focus is given on evolution, domestication, geographical distribution, number, classification, morphology (coat colour), products, behaviour and behavioural problems, restraint,...

Author(s)
Duncanson, G. R.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781780640068)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Occurrence of <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Pyrenophora tritici-repentis</i> causing tan spot in Argentina.

Wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) is currently considered as one of the most important crops worldwide. It can be affected by several diseases. However, only a limited number of them, like 'tan spot' resulting from the fungus produced by Pyrenophora tritici-repentis, cause serious problems to the crop...

Author(s)
Moreno, M. V.; Perelló, A. E.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936037)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Zamiaceae of Bolivia, Ecuador and Peru.

Ten previously known species of Zamia from Bolivia, Ecuador and Peru are discussed and a new species from Peru, Zamia macrochiera, is described. Keys to all 11 species are given as well as complete descriptions, synonymy, types, exsiccata, distributional data and conservation status as used in the ...

Author(s)
Stevenson, D. W.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851997414)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
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Cover for Chronic toxicity in cattle due to <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Pteridium aquilinum</i> (bracken fern) in Tarija Department, Bolivia: an interdisciplinary investigation.

The botanical and phytochemical aspects of P. aquilinum, as well as its toxicity to cattle in Bolivia were studied. Extensive colonization of the mountainous areas by the bracken fern viz. P. aquilinum var. aquilinum and P. aquilinum var. caudatum was recorded. Phytochemical analysis showed the...

Author(s)
Marrero, E.; Bulnes, C.; Sánchez, L. M.; Palenzuela, I.; Stuart, R.; Jacobs, F.; Romero, J.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996141)
Type
Book chapter

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