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Cover for Integrated weed management in carrot.

This chapter describes the effects of weed interference in carrot and suggests non-chemical (including crop rotations and systems, planting timing, false sowing, use of competitive varieties, mechanical or physical method, flame weeding, reduced tillage, cover crops and mulch, and hand weeding) and ...

Author(s)
Colquhoun, J.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789240955)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Megacities of developing countries.

More than half of the world's population now lives in urban areas of the developing world. It is predicted that by 2030 there will be 41 megacities in the world and most of these megacities will be located in developing countries. Urban air pollution in most of the megacities (with a population of...

Author(s)
Arti Choudhary; Manisha Gaur; Anuradha Shukla
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786393890)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The effect of traditional land management methods on sustainable crop yield in Betem, Biase Local Government Area of Cross River State, Nigeria.

This chapter assesses a variety of land treatment methods (tillage, fertilizer application, residue incorporation, and bush burning) with a view to ascertaining their effects on soil nutrient status on the one hand and the possible nexus between physico-chemical parameters and the various treatment ...

Author(s)
Eze, E. B.; Egbai, O.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780646169)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Natural polymers for drug delivery.

This book explores the opportunistic utility of natural polymers in developing effective drug delivery systems, and provides a comprehensive and up-to-date analysis of their sources, chemical structure and mechanism of action. It covers novel polymers for drug delivery, in particular extracts from...

Author(s)
Harsha Kharkwal; Srinivas Janaswamy
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644479)
Type
Book
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Cover for Bioengineered wound and burn healing substitutes: novel design for biomedical applications and general aspects.

Wound healing is the inherent ability of an organism to protect itself against injuries. Cumulative evidence indicates that the healing process patterns in part embryonic morphogenesis and may result in either organ regeneration or scarring, phenomena that are developmental stage- or age-dependent. ...

Author(s)
Cevher, E.; Sezer, A. D.; Peköz, A. Y.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644479)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Indigenous soil enrichment for food security and climate change in Africa and Asia: a review.

This chapter considers indigenous soil knowledge, notably in respect to processes of soil enrichment which are argued to be more widespread in Africa and Asia than thought. The chapter draws attention two areas of practice: (i) cultivating ruined settlement sites (rendered rich in organic material...

Author(s)
Fairhead, J.; Fraser, J.; Amanor, K.; Solomon, D.; Lehmann, J.; Leach, M.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647050)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Survey on shock collar use in France: providing practical results for regulatory guidelines development.

Author(s)
Masson, S.; Nigron, I.; Gaultier, E.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394583)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
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Cover for Death of a <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Mwana</i>: biomass fuels, poverty, gender and climate change.

In this chapter, the 3 ways wood can warm a person - collection, burning and woodsmoke inhalation - are applied to explicate the relationships between fuel wood, poverty, gender and health. Then it discusses how climate change will amplify these relationships, leaving the poor, especially women and ...

Author(s)
Brijnath, B.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642659)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Animal abuse case studies and treatment.

This chapter will discuss how to recognize, treat and rehabilitate abused animals, with guidelines on maximizing their quality of life. Some injury types listed will include a brief first aid advice section while others will include case studies and/or rehabilitation guidelines.

Author(s)
Tiplady, C.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939830)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Surgical procedures.

This chapter covers the surgical procedures performed in pigs related to the skin, locomotory system, gastroenteric system, reproductive system and urinary system. Focus is given on treatment for abscesses, bites, burns, cuts, haematomas, neoplasms, lameness, foot diseases, atresia ani, gastric...

Author(s)
Duncanson, G. R.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641720)
Type
Book chapter

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