Cookies on CAB eBooks

Like most websites we use cookies. This is to ensure that we give you the best experience possible.

 

Continuing to use www.cabi.org  means you agree to our use of cookies. If you would like to, you can learn more about the cookies we use.

CAB eBooks

Ebooks on agriculture and the applied life sciences from CAB International

Results per page:

Search results

CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Nutrition and irrigation.

This chapter discusses the cultivation of papaya considering the soil requirement, salinity and inoculation with arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi. The effects of application of nutrients such as N, P, K, Ca, Mg, S, B and Fe, fertigation, irrigation, and the nutrition management in organic production...

Author(s)
Sisir Mitra
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241907)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Maintenance requirements for amino acids in poultry.

Maintenance may be defined as the state in which the animal can maintain all its vital functions without any loss or gain in body tissue and without producing any product. Defining the amino acid requirements for maintenance by poultry is an area of nutrition that has still not been satisfactorily...

Author(s)
Bonato, M. A.; Sakomura, N. K.; Dorigam, J. C. P.; Gous, R. M.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644110)
Type
Book chapter
Full TextCABI Book Chapter InfoOpen Access
Cover for The role of legumes in bringing protein to the table.

This chapter examines the role of legumes in the provision of nitrogen and protein in the European food system. It follows the nitrogen cycle starting with a description of biological nitrogen fixation (BNF) and its role in generating reactive nitrogen that is essential to the functioning of...

Author(s)
Murphy-Bokern, D.; Peeters, A.; Westhoek, H.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644981)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Insect-host tree interactions.

This paper presents an approximate summary of the composition of various plant tissues in terms of dry weight total nitrogen. A figure for animals (including insects) is also presented for comparison. It was suggested that the type of soil in which trees are growing should have an important...

Author(s)
Wylie, F. R.; Speight, M.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936365)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Multiple regression and non-linear regression analysis.

This chapter introduces the regression techniques for dealing with multiple variables. The multiple linear regression model is described and the testing of the significance, goodness-of-fit and assumptions of multiple linear regression are discussed. The regression analysis of non-linearly related...

Author(s)
Ireland, C.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935375)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Nutrition.

This chapter deals with the macronutrients (N, P, S, K, Ca and Mg) and micronutrients (Fe, Mn, Cu, Zn, Mo, B and Cl) that the grapevines need to grow and produce fruit. Soil and plant tissue nutrient analysis and correction strategies are discussed.

Author(s)
Creasy, G. L.; Creasy, L. L.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934019)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Mineral nutrition of the olive.

This chapter aims to provine some information on mineral nutrition and salt tolerance of olive trees. The topics discussed are: the needs of olives for N, P, K and their concentration in various plant parts; the annual needs for N, P, K and Ca for various fruits and the annual variations in N, P,...

Author(s)
Therios, I.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934583)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Plant nutrition and fertilizing.

This chapter on longan and litchi (Litchi chinensis) covers the following: effects of soil type, soil pH, salinity and mycorrhizas on fertilizer requirement; factors affecting leaf composition; leaf and soil analyses, and orchard surveys for fertilizer requirement determination; N, P, K, Ca, Mg,...

Author(s)
Menzel, C. M.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996967)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Soil quality of organically managed citrus orchards in the Mediterranean area.

Soil quality can be defined as the capacity of a soil to function, whilst maintaining the environmental quality and promoting plant and animal health. It also refers to the capability of soil to function at present and in the future for an indefinite period of time. Soil quality is a basic concept...

Author(s)
Canali, S.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851997407)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Soil nutrient status and forage yield at varying distances from trees in four dehesas in Extremadura, Spain.

The aim of this study was to understand the effect of holm-oak (Quercus ilex) on the soil nutrient concentration and its consequence for the yield of understorey forage (Avena sativa) in four dehesas of CW Spain. The soils of the dehesas varied in soil fertility (chromic Luvisols and Achrisols, and ...

Author(s)
Obrador, J. J.; Moreno, G.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9781845930011)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper

Refine Results

Sort Order
Author
Geographical Location
Item Type
Subject Topics