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Cover for Preserving the reference strains.

It is critical that storage of the living reference strains, on which the names and properties are based and the DNA sequenced to assign a name (the reference genetic resources), are preserved optimally to retain stability. The fact that less than 1% of microbial diversity can be grown sets...

Author(s)
Smith, D.; Bussas, V.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789244984)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Feed manufacturing.

There are two main systems used for feed manufacturing. Both use the same individual processes, and the only difference is the sequence in which they are arranged. The pre-milling system is more commonly used in modern feed mills because of economic reasons (e.g. energy cost, investment). In this...

Author(s)
Acedo-Rico, J.; Méndez, J.; Santomá, G.
ISBN
2020 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789241273)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The service delivery process.

This chapter takes a pragmatic approach to the theories surrounding the service concept, service quality and managing services. It begins with a discussion on the background to the topic and outlines some of the external issues influencing organizations operating in the eating-out market. It then...

Author(s)
Robinson, P.; Cox, P.; Cooper, S.; Rahimi, R.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242034)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Biological control in Colombia.

The history of biological control of agricultural pests in Colombia dates back to 1880. The first documented cases include both classical biocontrol and the use of biopesticides against insect pests. The need to protect four national production systems of great economic importance (oil palm,...

Author(s)
Kondo, T.; Manzano, M. R.; Cotes, A. M.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242430)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Introductory probability and statistics: applications for forestry and natural sciences.

This book with 15 chapters utilizes basic descriptive statistics and probability, as well as commonly used statistical inferential tools to introduce topics that are commonplace in a forestry context such as hypothesis texting, design of experiments, sampling methods, non-parametric tests and...

Author(s)
Kozak, A.; Kozak, R. A.; Staudhammer, C. L.; Watts, S. B.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243307)
Type
Book
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Cover for Quality control: statistics for production and processing.

Modern quality control methods are commonplace in the forest products industry today, being used in the production of a wide range of goods, from dimension lumber to pulp and paper to value-added products. This chapter discusses statistics for production and processing by taking data from a sawmill.

Author(s)
Kozak, A.; Kozak, R. A.; Staudhammer, C. L.; Watts, S. B.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243307)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Culling.

Culling is a quality control procedure and as such is possibly one of the most important procedures to be carried out in the nursery. It ensures that only healthy and uniform nursery palms are maintained and these are likely to give the highest yields after planting in the field. A basic rule when...

Author(s)
Laksono, N. D.; Setiawati, U.; Nur, F.; Rahmaningsih, M.; Anwar, Y.; Rusfiandi, H.; Forster, B. P.; Sembiring, E. H.; Subbarao, A. S.; Zahara, H.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242140)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Health issues.

This chapter discusses the importance of application practices, spraying methods, health risks to residents and bystanders, importance of determining the maximum residue level, residues in water, packaging, changes in formulation, misuse, illegal and counterfeit products, and risk analysis versus...

Author(s)
Matthews, G. A.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786394873)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The responsible development of nanoproducts - lessons from the past.

This chapter looks through the past technological developments and concludes that, to be a successful future technology, nanotechnology needs to be developed in an eco-friendly manner so that any negative impacts on human health and the environment are minimized. It stresses stringent quality...

Author(s)
Srivastava, A.; Srivastava, A.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391445)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Systematic land registration (SLR).

This chapter explains the whole process of rolling out the land tenure regularization process countrywide and the key steps that were involved, as well as the implementation process. It describes the systematic land registration (SLR) process at each step, and the outcome of implementing each...

Author(s)
Ngoga, T. H.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789241037)
Type
Book chapter

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