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    • Pandya-Lorch, Rajul; Fan, Shenggen; Yosef, Sivan (2019)
      his book highlights the important links between agriculture and nutrition, both direct and indirect, both theoretical and practical. It explores these relationships through various frameworks, such as value chains, programmes ...
    • Grunder, Julien; Mulaa, Margaret; Faheem, Muhammad; Holmes, Keith A.; Babendreier, Dirk; Durocher-Granger, Léna; Bateman, Melanie; Chaudhary, Malvika (2018)
      This manual aims to make information resources and technical advice available in order to support the deployment of biopesticides, which include microbials (e.g. bacteria, algae, protozoa, viruses and fungi), macrobials ...
    • McNamara, Paul; Moore, Austen (2017)
      This book investigates the experiences and issues involved with extension systems in post-conflict settings; evaluates the impact of different extension policy approaches and practice in such settings; and identifies the ...
    • Persley, Gabrielle; Anthony, Vivienne M. (2017)
      This book is the result of a study on demand-led plant variety design for changing markets in Africa, the purpose of which is to identify and share best practices in demand-led plant breeding from private and public sector ...
    • Wortmann, Charles S.; Sones, Keith (2017)
      This book contains 17 chapters providing details on decision tools that use linear programming to determine recommendations specific to a farmer's context intended to maximize profit from fertilizer use in sub-saharan ...
    • Roques, Alain; Matsiakh, Iryna; Cleary, Michelle; Eschen, René (2017)
      This guide is intended as an aid for managers of sentinel plantings, botanical gardens or arboreta, as well as phytosanitary inspectors, who may have knowledge of common pests and diseases of woody plants, but may not know ...
    • Witt, Arne; Luke, Quentin (2017)
      Both in Ethiopia and in the countries of East Africa, the continuing proliferation and spread of invasive alien species (IAS) is now recognized as a serious problem, which needs to be addressed. While this situation has ...
    • Witt, Arne (2017)
      The impetus for the development of this Field Guide came about as a result of pleas from the community around the village of Doldol, Laikipia County, to initiate a control programme for Australian prickly pear [Opuntia ...
    • Witt, Arne (2017)
      Despite the significant impacts of alien plant species (IAS), there has not been a concerted effort to tackle the problem across the region. This can mainly be ascribed to a lack of policy, little awareness and limited ...
    • Fairhurst, Thomas (2012)
      his ISFM handbook is organized into seven sections that include: an introduction, the need for ISFM, the principles of ISFM, soil fertility management practices, targeting ISFM options, an introduction to soil and crop ...
    • McIntire, John; Grace, Delia (2021-02)
      This book contains 18 chapters that describes the evolving and multi-faceted roles of ILRI in addressing these and other global challenges in nearly a half century of research. ILRI researchers and partners took leading ...
    • Ellison, Carol A; Sankaran, K. V.; Murphy, Sean T. (2017)
      Invasive alien plants pose a major threat to agriculture, the natural environment and livelihoods worldwide and create challenges for development. This is especially the case for those who live and work in rural areas. ...
    • Murphy-Bokern, Donal; Watson, Christine; Stoddard, Fred (2017)
      This book is a contribution to the debate and knowledge for the rebalancing of farming and food using legumes. The main aim is to help people who are involved in developing cropping systems: the decision makers of today ...
    • Jenkins, Andrew; Haider, Natasha (2020)
      The Ganges-Brahmaputra-Meghna deltas has newly emerged 'char' islands, which are very vulnerable, socially, institutionally and environmentally. This book explains how the governments of Bangladesh and the Netherlands ...
    • Auerbach, Raymond (2020)
      This book reports on long-term comparative organic farming systems' research trials carried out over the last 5 years in the Southern Cape of South Africa, as well as research into the successes and failures of the organic ...
    • Vincent, Charles; Gillespie, David R.; Mason, Peter (2017)
      This proceedings contains papers dealing with issues affecting biological control, particularly pertaining to the use of parasitoids and predators as biological control agents. This includes all approaches to biological ...
    • Paroda, Raj (2018)
      This book covers various aspects of Indian agriculture. It consists of 32 chapters that are presented in 12 parts with the following headings: agricultural scenario; revolutions in agriculture; reorienting agricultural ...
    • Schaffner, Urs; Gerber, Esther (106)
      This review provides an overview of all documented releases of exotic (non-European) invertebrate biological control agents (IBCAs) into the environment in Europe and summarizes key information on the target species as ...
    • Mezzetti, Bruno; Sweet, Jeremy; Burgos, Lorenzo (2021-04)
      This book contains a series of chapters reviewing the current scientific knowledge on RNAi, methods for developing RNAi systems in transgenic plants and a range of applications for crop improvement, crop production and ...
    • Ngoga, Thierry Hoza (2018)
      s book is a detailed real account of all the key phases of the land tenure reform (LTR) programme in Rwanda and the critical factors that defined the outcomes and requirements for sustaining the process. In addition, the ...