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Cover for Halophytes: potential resources of coastal ecosystems and their economic, ecological and bioprospecting significance.

Halophytes are a special group of plants that grow and flourish in highly saline environments. This chapter summarizes current knowledge exploring the enormous potential of halophytes for industrial applications in the form of nutraceuticals, essential oils, biofuels, alcohol, latex, cosmetics,...

Author(s)
Parida, A. K.; Asha Kumari; Jaykumar Rangani; Monika Patel
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394330)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Water management for agricultural production in a coastal province of the Mekong River Delta under sea-level rise.

Bac Lieu province, a low-lying coastal province in the Ca Mau peninsula of the Mekong River Delta (MRD) of Vietnam, is recognized as an area strongly affected by sea-level rise (SLR) accompanying global climate change. SLR will aggravate inundation and salinity intrusion and hence exert a strong...

Author(s)
Ngo Dang Phong; Chu Thai Hoanh; Tran Quang Tho; Nguyen Van Ngoc; Tran Duc Dong; To Phuc Tuong; Nguyen Huy Khoi; Nguyen Xuan Hien; Nguyen Trung Nam
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643663)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Aquatic resources and environmental variability in Bac Lieu Province (southern Vietnam).

The dynamics of aquatic resources in the canals of Bac Lieu Province, in southern Vietnam, are detailed and synthesized in this study. Nekton and eight environmental parameters were monitored in this province between 2004 and 2006, at 14 sites sampled three times a year. The study area, located...

Author(s)
Baran, E.; Chheng, P.; Warry, F.; Toan, V. T.; Hung, H. P.; Hoanh, C. T.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936181)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
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Cover for Sodium and chloride.

This chapter focused on the role of sodium and chloride in the nutrition of livestock and poultry animals with emphasis on its functions, dietary sources, metabolism, requirements, deficiencies, diagnosis and treatment of sodium and chloride deprivation as well as its toxicity.

Author(s)
Suttle, N.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934729)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Water.

This chapter discusses the water requirements, metabolism and quality for domestic, zoo and wild animals. The adaptation and water requirements of herbivores in desert areas are also described.

Author(s)
Cheeke, P. R.; Dierenfeld, E. S.
ISBN
2010 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845936310)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Assessing needs, constraints and livelihood opportunities in coastal saline environments: a case in Orissa, India.

The coastal saline ecosystem in Orissa State, eastern India extends from the shore of the Bay of Bengal to about 15 km inland. Salinity occurs because of the intrusion of seawater during high tides through surface channels, creeks and rivers, particularly during the dry season, but decreases with...

Author(s)
Paris, T. R.; Saha, S.; Singh, D. P.; Mahata, K. R.; Cueno, A. delos R.; Zolvinski, S.; Ismail, A. M.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936181)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Dynamics of livelihoods and resource use strategies in different ecosystems of the coastal zones of Bac Lieu Province, Vietnam.

The coastal areas in Bac Lieu Province of the Mekong Delta have undergone rapid changes in environmental and socio-economic conditions since the early 1990s when a saltwater control project was established to promote food crop production in the traditional rice-saltwater-based farming areas. A...

Author(s)
Khiem, N. T.; Hossain, M.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936181)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Water pricing in Haryana, India.

This paper aims to analyse the potential role of water pricing policy in Haryana, India, in meeting the following objectives: (1) increase the productivity of water in the context of declining long-term availability; (2) control the abstraction of fresh groundwater to avoid the decline and...

Author(s)
Hellegers, P. J. G. J.; Perry, C. J.; Berkoff, J.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932923)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Water pricing in Tadla, Morocco.

This paper assesses the potential role of the water pricing policy in Tadla, Morocco, in addressing the following issues: (1) reducing overall water consumption in agriculture; (2) increasing the productivity of the water consumed; (3) balancing the supply of, and the demand for, groundwater; (4)...

Author(s)
Hellegers, P. J. G. J.; Perry, C. J.; Petitguyot, T.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932923)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Aquaculture: an introductory text.

This book is an introductory work on aquaculture, with emphasis on fresh- and saltwater shellfish (oysters, scallops, mussels and shrimps) and finfish. Aquatic plants are also mentioned. The 8 chapters cover an overview and the history of aquaculture; business planning and getting started;...

Author(s)
Stickney, R. R.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851990811)
Type
Book

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