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Cover for Taxonomy, origin and importance of the <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Apiaceae</i> family.

Apiaceae is a plant family comprising at the present time 466 genera and about 3800 species. It is distributed nearly worldwide, but is most diverse in temperate climatic areas, such as Eurasia and North America. It is quite rare in tropical humid regions where it is limited to high mountains....

Author(s)
Reduron, J. P.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789240955)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Forest hydrology: processes, management and assessment.

This new book with 17 chapters is unique and different from the previous forest hydrology books in that world-renowned international professors, scientists, engineers, managers and researchers with a long background and expertise in forest hydrology, management and applications have...

Author(s)
Amatya, D. M.; Williams, T. M.; Bren, L.; Jong, C. de
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646602)
Type
Book
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Cover for Climate change impact and adaptation in agricultural systems - introduction.

This chapter introduces the book 'Climate Change Impact and Adaptation in Agricultural Systems', which is comprised of fifteen chapters. The book provides insights into sensitivities and possible adaptive measures to climate change across a number of different production systems, ranging from...

Author(s)
Fuhrer, J.; Gregory, P. J.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642895)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Soil and water conservation strategies for Vertisols: past experiences and challenges ahead for Africa.

This chapter focuses on the major progress achieved in different countries in controlling erosion and managing water resources in Vertisols in different climatic zones (humid tropics, semi-arid tropics and arid tropics) of Africa. Progress in identifying and using biological conservation techniques ...

Author(s)
Hussein, J.; Adey, M.
ISBN
2001 CABI (H ISBN 9780851994505)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Diversity and stability in humid temperate pastures.

The hypothesis to be explored in the present chapter is that plant species diversity conveys stability - in time and space - to pasture performance. Due to environmental heterogeneity in both space and time, it is hypothesized that pasture stability will increase as plant species diversity...

Author(s)
Clark, E. A.
ISBN
2001 CABI (H ISBN 9780851994413)
Type
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