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Cover for Land preparation.

Previous land use determines the operations needed in preparing land for trialling. Trialling in primary and secondary forest is not a sustainable nor an environmentally friendly practice and should not be carried out. In sustainable oil palm production, previous land should normally be a previous...

Author(s)
Sitepu, B.; Laksono, N. D.; Setiawati, U.; Nur, F.; Rahmaningsih, M.; Anwar, Y.; Widodo, P.; Forster, B. P.; Purba, A. R.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241396)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for What's in store for Asia: making sense of changes in climate trends.

This chapter provides a comparative meta-analysis of several global studies on long-term climatic trends, extreme events and their consequences on the important countries in Asia and Africa. Here we argue that climate-related losses are of greater magnitude than, and inventoried less than, the...

Author(s)
Singh, N. P.; Byjesh, K.; Bantilan, C.; Rao, V. U. M.; Venkateswarulu, B.; Niranjan, F.; Jayatilaka, W.; Deb, U. K.; Ha, P. Q.; Suddhiyam, P.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644639)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Productivity of 16 forage legumes under cutting in Belize on contrasting soils: a high alluvial terrace and a lowland pine savanna. I. Dry matter yields.

In order to determine the relative productivity of 16 promising forage legumes (12 species, 8 genera) in two major environments of central Belize (a neutral heavy cracking clay on an upper river terrace, and an acid waterlogged sandy loam on the Low Pine Ridge coastal deposits), trials with three...

Author(s)
Lazier, J. R.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646282)
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 Ragweed in Eastern Europe.

Ambrosia artemisiifolia, common ragweed, is an invasive plant species whose introduction and spread in Eastern Europe has resulted in enormous environmental and economic losses in agriculture and public health in recent decades. The aim of this chapter is: (i) to provide an overview on the origin...

Author(s)
Makra, L.; Matyasovszky, I.; Deák, Á. J.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641645)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Experimental studies of poisoning by <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Aspidosperma pyrifolium</i>.

This chapter (i) describes spontaneous cases of poisoning by Aspidosperma pyrifolium; (ii) characterizes the toxicity of this plant in rats; and (iii) investigates the cytotoxicity by in vitro tests. Naturally occurring cases of poisoning were observed on 6 farms in the region of the cities of...

Author(s)
Lima, M. C. J. S.; Soto-Blanco, B.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938338)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
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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
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Cover for Investigation into the movements of cattle, sheep and goat herds through the Commune of Madiama.

This chapter focuses on the system of animal husbandry within and around Madiama. A survey has been made of all the livestock production systems and accompanying strategies. The survey has been carried out in two stages. The first stage has involved focus groups, assembled in each of the 10...

Author(s)
Ballo, A.; Ouattara, A. K.
ISBN
2005 CAB International (H ISBN 9780851999487)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Plant-water relationships in an Andean landscape: modelling the effect of irrigation on upland crop production.

A study was conducted to analyse the potential benefits of irrigation systems expansion on crop production in different zones of the Cotacachi area (Ecuador) that currently do not have access to irrigation water. Simulation modelling (Decision Support System for Agrotechnology Transfer, DSSAT,...

Author(s)
Zehetner, F.; Miller, W. P.; Zapata Ríos, X.
ISBN
2006 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851999494)
Type
Book chapter

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