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Cover for Nutrition and climatic environment.

This chapter discussed the different variables in the environment that affects the nutrition of rabbits. Among these variables are temperature, humidity, light, altitude, small and noise. In this chapter the variables temperature and humidity were given emphasis.

Author(s)
Cervera, C.; Carmona, J. F.
ISBN
2020 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789241273)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Climate change and increase of impacts on human health by alien species.

There is mounting evidence that climate change will facilitate biological invasions. Regarding alien species relevant for human health, climate change can modify their impacts by altering the likelihood of their introduction, establishment, distribution and abundance, the scale of impacts and...

Author(s)
Schindler, S.; Rabitsch, W.; Essl, F.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390981)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Spatial analysis for optimization of fertilizer use.

This chapter discusses the importance of using spatial data in finding and compiling information from research conducted under crop growing conditions similar to the conditions of the targeted recommendation domain. Further, the chapter states that sharing of research results across countries was...

Author(s)
Wortmann, C. S.; Milner, M.; Gebreyesus Brhane Tesfahunegn
ISBN
2017 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392046)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Searching for pasture legumes for heavy clay soils in the Australian dry tropics and subtropics: II. Ancillary floristic, climatic and edaphic studies.

In order to link likely sources of potentially valuable forage germplasm and sites of utilization, 76 locations with clay soils in the dry tropics were subjected to a grouping programme based on their climates, altitudes and latitudes and inferences were made as to the value of this approach to...

Author(s)
Burt, R. L.; Ahmad, N.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646282)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The tropical environment and physiology of horticultural crops.

This chapter puts into perspective some of the environmental conditions that horticultural species experience when grown within the tropics, from the lowlands to the highlands. It describes constraints of plant growth, especially that of cultivated horticultural species, by low temperature at high...

Author(s)
Midmore, D. J.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645414)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Asteraceae of India: its diversity and phytogeographical affinity.

Asteraceae (nom. alt. Compositae), with its approximately 1600-1700 genera and more than 24,000 species, is the largest family of flowering plants (Funk et al., 2009). The members of this group are found to occur in all the regions of the globe except Antarctica (Anderberg et al., 2007). India,...

Author(s)
Sunit Mitra; Mukherjee, S. K.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646947)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Global warming and malaria in tropical highlands - an estimation of Ethiopia's 'unmitigated' annual malaria burden in the 21st century.

This chapter focuses on spatial patterns of malaria, especially those of altitudinal shifts, with climate change, emphasizing the need to consider the effect of warmer temperatures on the disease from a regional context rather than a global one. The malaria climate suitability and biogeographically ...

Author(s)
Bouma, M. J.; Pascual, M.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642659)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Erosion and sedimentation effects on soil organic carbon redistribution in a complex landscape in western Ecuador.

This study was conducted to evaluate how land-use changes affect the distribution of SOC within a complex tropical landscape through the processes of erosion and sedimentation. The objectives were: (i) to estimate the present SOC storage at a landscape scale using predictors such as slope,...

Author(s)
Corre, M. D.; Schoorl, J. M.; Koning, F. de; López-Ulloa, M.; Veldkamp, E.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642109)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Site selection.

This chapter focuses on the importance of soil, topography, exposure and layout, climate and elevation in raspberry production. The importance of access of suppliers of industry and horticultural products and services used in the growth and production of raspberries, transport, labour, packing...

Author(s)
Hall, H. K.; Sobey, T.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781845937911)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Agronomic evaluation of common and improved dessert banana cultivars at different altitudes across Burundi.

Banana is an important crop for food and income in Burundi. However, average annual yields are low (5 t/ha) because of low and declining soil fertility, and pest and disease pressure. To help overcome the challenges to banana production in the Great Lakes region of Central Africa, the Consortium...

Author(s)
Kamira, M.; Crichton, R. J.; Kanyaruguru, J. P.; Asten, P. J. A. van; Blomme, G.; Lorenzen, J.; Njukwe, E.; Bergh, I. van den; Ouma, E.; Muchunguzi, P.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642314)
Type
Book chapter

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