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Cover for Survivorship.

This chapter describes the use of statistical models to determine the factors affecting the survival of killdeer (Charadrius vociferus) nests at gravelled oil pads and on native grass cover in western Oklahoma, USA.

Author(s)
Quicke, D.; Butcher, B. A.; Welton, R. K.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245349)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Garden placement.

This chapter outlines how to manage physical, historical, and social factors when choosing a new garden site, or working with an existing one. This is especially important in situations that are problematic in terms of sunlight, contamination, or tenure, or where large investments, for example in...

Author(s)
Soleri, D.; Smith, S. E.; Cleveland, D. A.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789240986)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Getting started.

This chapter describes the business planning and other factors to be considered before starting an aquaculture facility, with emphasis on water type, quality and management.

Author(s)
Stickney, R. R.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390097)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Culture systems.

The characteristics of the different types of freshwater and marine aquaculture systems are described in this chapter.

Author(s)
Stickney, R. R.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390097)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Hydrological processes of reference watersheds in experimental forests, USA.

This chapter provides an overview and comparison of factors influencing hydrological processes, especially stream flow dynamics and evapotranspiration, at ten relatively undisturbed reference watersheds in the USDA-EFR network. The chapter demonstrates the breadth of the hydrogeological,...

Author(s)
Amatya, D. M.; Campbell, J.; Wohlgemuth, P.; Elder, K.; Sebestyen, S.; Johnson, S.; Keppeler, E.; Adams, M. B.; Caldwell, P.; Misra, D.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646602)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Close-to-nature forestry.

This chapter discusses the concept of 'close-to-nature' forestry. The terms 'close-to-nature forestry', 'nearto-nature silviculture', 'naturalistic silviculture', 'natural forestry', or 'continuous cover forestry' have been used to name various management practices that all share common traits of a ...

Author(s)
Bürgi, M.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643373)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Larch canker.

The term 'larch canker' or 'European larch canker' is used for a canker disease of larches (Larix spp.) and golden larches (Pseudolarix spp.) caused by the fungal species Lachnellula willkommii. This chapter focuses on the epidemiology and management of this disease. Information is given on...

Author(s)
Cech, T. L.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780640402)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Site, topography, soils and water.

This paper discusses the main considerations from the point of view of vegetable crop production, drawing attention to all the prevailing and limiting factors which the farmer has to face. The main requirements considered here include site security, access to markets, topography, soil and water...

Author(s)
George, R. A. T.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845937539)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Site productivity.

This chapter discusses the different measures of site productivity and the relation of site productivity to ecological classification. The productivity and related self-sustaining properties of oak (Quercus) forests in the USA are explored. Finally, various methods of evaluation site quality or...

Author(s)
Johnson, P. S.; Shifley, S. R.; Rogers, R.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934743)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Getting started.

The different factors that must be considered before starting an aquaculture venture are presented, including site selection, selection of the species to be cultured, must-have knowledge on business management and planning and the different types of water supply and the advantages and different...

Author(s)
Stickney, R.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935894)
Type
Book chapter

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