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Cover for Risk of uncontrolled importation of seed potato from Europe to East and Central Africa: what are the policy options?

Potato (Solanum tuberosum) is an important food and cash crop. It is among the 10 strategic staple crops for food and income security in Eastern and Central Africa (ECA). Its importance continues to rise due to increased urbanization, change in eating habits and uptake of processed potato products...

Author(s)
Kaguongo, W.; Rwomushana, I.; Kashaija, I. N.; Ntizo, S.; Kabira, J.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644202)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Phytophthora</i> in China.

An overview of the biology and management of the 3 most common Phytophthora diseases (P. infestans, P. sojae, and P. capsici) in China is presented. Late blight caused by P. infestans is one of the most devastating diseases of potato and tomato in China. Successful management of late blight relies...

Author(s)
Wang YuanChao; Dong SuoMeng
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780640938)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Diseases of fenugreek (<i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Trigonella foenum-graecum</i> L.) and their control measures, with special emphasis on fungal diseases.

Fenugreek (Trigonella foenum-graecum L.) is an annual legume crop cultivated in India, the Mediterranean region, China, parts of Africa, Europe and Australia and, in recent years, in North America. Although traditionally used as a spice crop, fenugreek has important medicinal and nutraceutical...

Author(s)
Acharya, S. N.; Thomas, J. E.; Prasad, R.; Basu, S. K.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936037)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The peach: botany, production and uses.

This book summarizes current state of knowledge in peach botany, production and postharvest management. Specific topics covered consisted of: botany and taxonomy (chapter 1); history of cultivation and trends in China (chapter 2); classical genetics and breeding (chapter 3); genetic engineering and ...

Author(s)
Layne, D.; Bassi, D.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845933869)
Type
Book
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Cover for Current taxonomic status of <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Melampsora</i> species on poplars in China.

The current taxonomic status of Melampsora spp. on poplars in China (M. abietis-populi, M. abietis-canadensis, M. allii-populina, M. laricis [M. populnea f.sp. laricis], M. larici-populina, M. magnusiana, M. multa, M. occidentalis, M. populnea, M. pruinosae and M. rostrupii [M. populnea]) is...

Author(s)
Tian ChengMing; Kakishima, M.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851999999)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Forests and society: sustainability and life cycles of forests in human landscapes.

This book, which contains 8 chapters, provides a framework for the general public, forest managers and policy makers to understand what factors need to be included when working towards using and protecting the world's forests so that they can be sustained. Topics covered include: historical...

Author(s)
Vogt, K. A.; Honea, J.; Vogt, D. J.; Andreu, M.; Edmonds, R.; Sigurdardóttir, R.; Patel-Weynand, T.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930981)
Type
Book
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Cover for Litchi and longan: botany, production and uses.

Litchi and the related fruit longan are grown extensively in China and South East Asia, as well as in Australia, Florida (USA), southern Europe and southern Africa. This book represents the only comprehensive balanced and internationally focused publication on these fruits. It covers all aspects of ...

Author(s)
Menzel, C. M.; Waite, G. K.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996967)
Type
Book

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