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Cover for Seed biology and modes of regeneration.

Seed biology and modes of regeneration are important criteria for management of threatened species and are highlighted in this chapter. Information on the ecological requirements at the seed and seedling stages is vital both for conservation and rehabilitation and is seldom articulated in...

Author(s)
Choudhury, B. I.; Khan, M. L.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786391988)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Psychological trauma and posttraumatic psychopathology in animals.

The clinical aspects, diagnosis, diagnostic methods, and treatment of cases of psychological trauma and posttraumatic psychopathology in animals were discussed.

Author(s)
McMillan, F. D.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786393401)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Accelerating forage crop production.

This chapter discusses measures to improve forage crop production and use in India, including: how to strengthen forage breeding, practising food-fodder mixed farming, rehabilitation/development of grasslands and wastelands, establishing forage banks, forage seed availability and supply,...

Author(s)
Paroda, R. S.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786395177)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for How to avoid forest degradation or upgrade degraded forest ecosystems: a classic world forestry problem.

This chapter discusses the problem in forest degradation, including the evolution and attempts made to mitigate the problem. Further, the chapter provides details on restoration or rehabilitation of overlogged and timber-mined upland rain forests; and restoration in secondary forests on zonal...

Author(s)
Bruenig, E. F.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641409)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Hydrology of forests after wildfire.

This chapter discusses the fire effects on soil, vegetation, watershed response, and on sediment yield. The chapter also explores the stabilization and rehabilitation processes after severe wildfires.

Author(s)
Robichaud, P. R.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646602)
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 Living with the trees of life. Towards the transformation of tropical agriculture.

This book analyses and presents case studies on how agroforestry offers innovative and compelling pathways towards food security, human well-being and environmental sustainability. The book underlines how modern science and improved varieties of trees allied to centuries-old knowledge can provide a ...

Author(s)
Leakey, R.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781780640990)
Type
Book
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Cover for Management systems I: Planning stage.

The major considerations in selecting tree species for afforestation programmes (industrial forest plantations, seed orchards and clonal plantings, village or agroforestry, rehabilitation, amenity and carbon sequestration and biofuels) are reviewed. The sites available for planting and their...

Author(s)
Wylie, F. R.; Speight, M.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936365)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Temperate grasslands in catchment systems: the role of scale, connectivity and thresholds in the provision and regulation of water quality and quantity.

This chapter discusses the role and impact of temperate grassland areas for regulating water flows and quality of resource at catchment level, in relation to other types of land-use system. It explores the management of grassland systems and their integration at catchment level and the application...

Author(s)
Macleod, C. J. A.; Ferrier, R. C.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938093)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Principles of plant-based remediation of contaminated soils.

Soil contamination is defined as the accumulation of hazardous compounds within the soil environment. Among the various technologies developed for soil remediation and rehabilitation, plant-based approaches have attracted attention for several years in view of their potential benefits in terms of...

Author(s)
Kopittke, P. M.; Lombi, E.; Menzies, N. W.; Naidu, R.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936167)
Type
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