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Cover for Multidimensional crop improvement by ILRI and partners: drivers, approaches, achievements and impact.

This chapter reviews the findings, outputs and outcomes of research on multidimensional crops in the tropics, focusing mainly on cereals and grain legumes. Specifically, the chapter addresses the: (i) establishment of crop residues (CRs) as traded commodities and their changing valuation as the...

Author(s)
Blümme, M.; Anandan Samireddypalle; Zaidi, P. H.; Vadez, V.; Ramana Reddy; Pasupuleti Janila
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241853)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Practical uses of halophytic plants as sources of food and fodder.

Halophytes are plants that are adapted to saline soils in their natural habitats because they are salt tolerant. They are found in a range of environments with varied salinity and climatic conditions. These plant species can be irrigated with saline water and cultivated on saline soils that are...

Author(s)
Centofanti, T.; Bañuelos, G.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394330)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Kazakhstan's agricultural development constraints: evidence from the wheat, beef and dairy sectors.

Kazakhstan is a key player in the world agricultural markets, with considerable export potential in the wheat, beef and dairy sectors. Based on unique farm-level data covering all production systems, this chapter offers new insights into the constraints that hamper Kazakhstan's further economic...

Author(s)
Petrick, M.; Oshakbaev, D.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645353)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Forestry in improving food security and nutrition.

In the last two decades, there has been increasing interest in the role that forests play in food security and improved nutrition as a result of increased realization of the dependence of local people on forests and trees to meet important needs such as food and income. Forests and trees make a big ...

Author(s)
Thompson, B.; Amoroso, L.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642994)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
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Cover for Livestock production and climate change.

This 395-paged-book aims to raise awareness among scientists, academics, students, livestock farmers and policy makers of the twin inter-related and inter-dependent complex mechanisms of livestock rearing and climate change. The contents are divided into sections: one on livestock production, one...

Author(s)
Malik, P. K.; Bhatta, R.; Takahashi, J.; Kohn, R. A.; Prasad, C. S.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644325)
Type
Book
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Cover for Enteric methane emission: status, mitigation and future challenges - an Indian perspective.

1% per annum. To stabilize this greenhouse gas in the atmosphere, global CH4 production needs to be reduced by 10-20%. Ruminants fed on low-quality feed/fodder produce over 75% of the CH4 generated by ruminants worldwide. Strategic supplementation to improve digestive efficiency in these animals...

Author(s)
Raghavendra Bhatta; Malik, P. K.; Prasad, C. S.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644325)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Chemistry.

This chapter presents the nutritional (protein, carbohydrates, lipids, minerals, vitamins and fibre) and antinutritional (tannins and saponins) components of quinoa (Chenopodium quinoa) seeds, and describes the utilization of quinoa as fodder and food with regard to presence of these components....

Author(s)
Bhargava, A.; Srivastava, S.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642260)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Where the Zebu reigns.

This chapter describes the livestock-related activities implemented under the Upper Mandrare River Basin Development Project (PHBM) in Madagascar. These included: interventions in animal health (vaccination, parasite control, veterinary products and services); the formation of livestock...

Author(s)
Shapiro, B.; Woldeyes, A.; Ramilison, H.; Rakotondratsima, A.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845937393)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Uses of soybean: products and preparation.

This chapter discusses the physicochemical and functional properties, as well as the food, medicinal, fodder/feed and non-food versatile uses of soyabeans (Glycine max). The methods used in the preparation of soyabean products (soaking, germination, fermentation, blanching, boiling, dry roasting,...

Author(s)
Raghuvanshi, R. S.; Kavita Bisht
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936440)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Modelling sugarcane utilization by dairy cows in the tropics.

Discussions on the use of sugarcane, either as a whole plant or in the form of sugar processing byproduct, as a source of forage for cattle in Brazil are presented. Focus is given on the influence of sugarcane feeding on dairy cattle performance.

Author(s)
Assis, A. G.; Campos, O. F.; Dijkstra, J.; Kebreab, E.; France, J.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845933548)
Type
Book chapter

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