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Musokwa, M.; Mafongoya, P.
Publisher
CIRAD, INRA, World Agroforestry, Montpellier, France
Citation
4th World Congress of Agroforestry, Montpellier, France, 20-22 May 2019. Posters, 2019, pp L10.P.52
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Thabo, M.; Brigid, L.; Paramu, M.; Peter, S.
Publisher
CIRAD, INRA, World Agroforestry, Montpellier, France
Citation
4th World Congress of Agroforestry, Montpellier, France, 20-22 May 2019. Posters, 2019, pp L03.P.15
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Classical techniques such as simple and multiple parametric regression analyses assume the linearity of the relationship between the response and independent variables. Moreover, these classical techniques rely on the rigid assumptions of constant variance and the independent and identical...

Author(s)
Melesse, S. F.
Publisher
Transilvania University Press, Brașov, Romania
Citation
Bulletin of the Transilvania University of Brasov, Series II - Forestry, Wood Industry, Agricultural Food Engineering, 2018, 11, 60 Part 1, pp 39-52
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Tree growth is influenced by environmental and genetic factors. Trees with different genetic material growing under the same environmental conditions have different growth pattern. Adequate management requires good understanding of factors affecting tree growth. The aim of this study is to...

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Melesse, S. F.; Zewotir, T.
Publisher
Transilvania University Press, Brașov, Romania
Citation
Bulletin of the Transilvania University of Brasov, Series II - Forestry, Wood Industry, Agricultural Food Engineering, 2017, 10, 59 Part 1, pp 11-26
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Banana is a major food and cash crop in Uganda, particularly in the central and southwestern regions. However, production is still below attainable yields and at the same time declining due to a number of reasons, with low soil fertility being paramount. Few farmers use inorganic fertilizers, with...

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Ssebulime, G.; Kagezi, H. G.; Nyombi, K.; Mpiira, S.; Kucel, P.; Byabagambi, S.; Tushemereirwe, K. W.; Kubiriba, J.; Karamura, B. E.; Stave, C.
Publisher
Rural Outreach Programme, Nairobi, Kenya
Citation
African Journal of Food, Agriculture, Nutrition and Development, 2017, 17, 4, pp 12557-12573
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The Eurasian woodwasp, Sirex noctilio Fabricius is an important forestry quarantine pest in the world, which prefers to attack conifer. It is native to Eurasia and North Africa. However, over the last one hundred years, S. noctilio has been gradually introduced to New Zealand and Austria in...

Author(s)
Li DaPeng; Shi Juan; Luo YouQing
Publisher
Editorial Office of Acta Entomologica Sinica, Beijing, China
Citation
Acta Entomologica Sinica, 2015, 58, 9, pp 1019-1029
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Stream Flow Reduction Activities (SFRAs), i.e. targeted land uses utilising more water than the natural vegetation they replace, and the payment of a compensatory levy for those land uses, has been a contentious issue in the South African agricultural sector since the promulgation of SFRAs in the...

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Schulze, R. E.; Schütte, S.
Publisher
South African Sugar Technologists' Association, Mount Edgecombe, South Africa
Citation
Proceedings of the Annual Congress - South African Sugar Technologists' Association, 2015, No.88, pp 70-89
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Prickly acacia, Vachellia nilotica subsp. indica (syn. Acacia nilotica subsp. indica) (Fabaceae), a major weed in the natural grasslands of western Queensland, has been a target of biological control since the 1980s with limited success to date. Surveys in India, based on genetic and climate...

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Dhileepan, K.; Taylor, D. B. J.; Lockett, C. J.; Balu, A.; Seier, M. K.; Murugesan, S.; Tanner, R. A.; Pollard, K. M.; Kumaran, N.; Neser, S.
Publisher
University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa
Citation
Proceedings of the XIV International Symposium on Biological Control of Weeds, Kruger National Park, South Africa, 2-7 March 2014, 2014, pp 21-30
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Host specificity is one, if not the most critical attribute for any biological control agent to be considered for introduction into a new environment. Nevertheless, specificity is not always an absolute measure. The acceptability of any potential non-target effects will depend on a number of...

Author(s)
Seier, M. K.; Ellison, C. A.; Cortat, G.; Day, M.; Dhileepan, K.
Publisher
USDA Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Research Station, Institute of Pacific Islands Forestry, Hilo, USA
Citation
Proceedings of the XIII International Symposium on Biological Control of Weeds, Waikoloa, Hawaii, USA, 11-16 September, 2011, 2013, pp 89-96
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Strathie, L.; McConnachie, A.
Publisher
USDA Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Research Station, Institute of Pacific Islands Forestry, Hilo, USA
Citation
Proceedings of the XIII International Symposium on Biological Control of Weeds, Waikoloa, Hawaii, USA, 11-16 September, 2011, 2013, pp 68

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