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Cover for Discussion.

The role and purpose of trade modeling in forestry is highlighted, as is the need for greater attention to data needs. Directions for future research are discussed.

Author(s)
Kooten, G. C. van
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789248234)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Systematic reviews of research findings: meta-analysis and evidence-based programmes.

This chapter provides the concept of systematic reviews and meta-analysis, and their application in the documentation of research findings on butterfly biology.

Author(s)
Dennis, R. L. H.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243574)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Transdisciplinary research and one health.

Transdisciplinary research projects consist of different phases of intra-, multi-, inter- or transdisciplinary collaborations, in this chapter the significant role of transdisciplinary research in One Health as well as in Ecohealth are highlighted.

Author(s)
Berger-González, M.; Pelikan, K.; Zinsstag, J.; Ali, S. M.; Schelling, E.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242577)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Academic and institutional 'one health' research capacity building.

This chapter discusses how academia is approaching building transdisciplinary research programmes to promote human, animal and environmental health, based on some generalizable lessons and practical experiences.

Author(s)
Oura, C.; Conlon, K. C.; Smith, W.; Stephen, C.; Blakley, B.; Saint-Charles, J.; Clarke, M.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242577)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for New directions in gardens.

This chapter examines new directions in garden tourism by selecting seven major research, product development, and marketing innovations that have characterized gardens in the preceding seven years. They are: (1) gardens and wildlife; (2) art and gardens; (3) gardens and music; (4) Levy walk...

Author(s)
Benfield, R. W.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241761)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Veterinary research and education.

This chapter present guidelines for veterinarians doing animal research. These tips include: deciding whether to undertake animal research; selecting which animal to study; and finally deciding on what to learn and teach.

ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789247206)
Type
Book chapter
Full TextCABI Book Chapter InfoOpen Access
Cover for The impact of ILRI research on gender.

This chapter discusses the evolution of gender research at the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) and its predecessors, and in the context of CGIAR. It then reviews the impact of ILRI's gender research in a number of areas including development, science, capacity and policy.

Author(s)
Hill, C.; Haan, N. de; Galiè, A.; Njiru, N.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241853)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The uptake of biological control in Latin America and the Caribbean.

Biological control started to be used in the 1880s in Latin America and the Caribbean and has since developed into a widely applied pest management method. Currently almost 32 million hectares are under classical, more than 31 million hectares under augmentative and hundreds of thousands of...

Author(s)
Lenteren, J. C. van; Cock, M. J. W.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242430)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The impact of the International Livestock Research Institute.

This book contains 18 chapters that describes the evolving and multi-faceted roles of ILRI in addressing these and other global challenges in nearly a half century of research. ILRI researchers and partners took leading roles, for example, in the following. This volume can serve as a reference and...

ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241853)
Type
Book
Full TextCABI Book Chapter InfoOpen Access
Cover for Tsetse and trypanosomiasis control in West Africa, Uganda and Ethiopia: ILRI's role in the field.

This book chapter was to tackle the mission of International Laboratory for Research on Animal Disease (ILRAD): discuss AAT and East Coast fever. As a result, a large body of research on AAT was conducted over 30 years: genetics, breeding and immunology research. This chapter reviews the earlier...

Author(s)
Grace, D.; Patel, E.; Randolph, T. F.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241853)
Type
Book chapter

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