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Cover for Answers.

This part of the book contains the key to each question from every chapter, along with a brief explanation of why this is correct and, in some cases, what the distracters mean.

Author(s)
Rees, P. A.
ISBN
2021 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789248494)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Integrated weed management in carrot.

This chapter describes the effects of weed interference in carrot and suggests non-chemical (including crop rotations and systems, planting timing, false sowing, use of competitive varieties, mechanical or physical method, flame weeding, reduced tillage, cover crops and mulch, and hand weeding) and ...

Author(s)
Colquhoun, J.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789240955)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Cassava: agronomy.

This chapter focuses on the various factors affecting the success of cassava cultivation, such as seed systems and propagule selection, soil preparation, plant densities and crop establishment, intercropping, weeding, fertilizer application and nutrient disorders and harvesting.

Author(s)
Lebot, V.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243369)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Yams: agronomy.

This chapter discusses seed systems and propagule selection, propagation, soil preparation, plant densities and crop establishment, intercropping, weeding, fertilizers and nutrient disorders, and harvesting in yam production.

Author(s)
Lebot, V.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243369)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Aroids: agronomy.

Aroids can be grown throughout the year in the wet tropics. They are best adapted to high temperatures, a moist environment and high humidity. Evenly distributed rainfall, between 200 and 300 mm/month, is ideal for optimum growth and production. Irrigation is, however, necessary for taro and swamp...

Author(s)
Lebot, V.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243369)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Managing the orchard environment.

This chapter focuses on the importance of managing the orchard environment for a sustainable sweet cherry production, i.e. fertilizer application, irrigation and crop-weed competition, among others. The influence of some climate-related environmental factors on sweet cherry production are also...

Author(s)
Long, L. E.; Lang, G. A.; Kaiser, C.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781786398284)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Key questions in applied ecology and conservation: a study and revision guide.

This book contains 11 chapters focusing on the history and foundations of applied ecology and conservation, environmental pollution and perturbations, wildlife and conservation biology, restoration biology and habitat management, agriculture, forestry and fisheries management, pest, weed and...

Author(s)
Rees, P. A.
ISBN
2021 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789248494)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Pest, weed and disease management.

This chapter contains questions about pests and weeds and their control, invasive species, parasites, and animal and plant diseases. The questions are arranged by topic and divided into three levels: foundation, intermediate and advanced.

Author(s)
Rees, P. A.
ISBN
2021 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789248494)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Weeding.

Various weed species are common in the main nursery and include grasses and sedges as well as broad-leafed plants. The main nursery is susceptible to weeds, especially wind-dispersed species, as there are open spaces between the bags. Weeds are managed using mechanical and chemical methods. It is...

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
CABI Book Info
Cover for Plant invasions: the role of biotic interactions.

This book contains 23 chapters divided into seven parts. Part I reviews the key hypotheses in invasion ecology that invoke biotic interactions to explain aspects of plant invasion dynamics; and reviews models, theories and hypotheses on how invasion performance and impact of introduced species in...

ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242171)
Type
Book

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