Agricultural Journal

Author: Fiji. Dept. of Agriculture

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Agriculture

Page: N.A

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Global Agenda for Livestock Research

Proceedings of the Consultation for the South-East Asia Region, 10-13 May 1995, IRRI, Los Banos, The Philippines

Author: C. Devendra,P. Gardiner

Publisher: ILRI (aka ILCA and ILRAD)

ISBN: 9291460060

Category: Livestock

Page: 276

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Alien Reptiles and Amphibians

a Scientific Compendium and Analysis

Author: Fred Kraus

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 1402089465

Category: Nature

Page: 563

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Transportation of species to areas outside their native ranges has been a feature of human culture for millennia. During this time such activities have largely been viewed as beneficial or inconsequential. However, it has become increasingly clear that human-caused introductions of alien biota are an ecological disruption whose consequences rival those of better-known insults like chemical pollution, habitat loss, and climate change. Indeed, the irreversible nature of most alien-species int- ductions makes them less prone to correction than many other ecological problems. Current reshuffling of species ranges is so great that the present era has been referred to by some as the “Homogocene” in an effort to reflect the unique mag- tude of the changes being made. These alien interlopers often cause considerable ecological and economic d- age where introduced. Species extinctions, food-web disruptions, community alte- tions, ecosystem conversion, changes in nutrient cycling, fisheries collapse, watershed degradation, agricultural loss, building damage, and disease epidemics are among the destructive – and frequently unpredictable – ecological and economic effects that invasive alien species can inflict. The magnitude of these damages c- tinues to grow, with virtually all environments heavily used by humans now do- nated by alien species and many “natural” areas becoming increasingly prone to alien invasion as well. Attention to this problem has increased in the past decade or so, and efforts to prevent or limit further harm are gaining wider scientific and political acceptance.
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Manual for Testing Insecticides on Rice

Author: N.A

Publisher: Int. Rice Res. Inst.

ISBN: 9711040247

Category: Insecticides

Page: 134

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Planning insecticide evaluation studies. Rearing of test insects. Determining LD50 values of insecticides. Insectary evaluation of insecticides. Field evaluation of insecticides. Physical assessment of spraying systems. Sampling insect populations and estimating insect damage in field experiments. Statistical analysis of insect populations and plant damage. Data reporting and making insect control recommendations.
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Plant Parasitic Nematodes in Subtropical and Tropical Agriculture

Author: Michel Luc,Richard A. Sikora,John Bridge

Publisher: CABI

ISBN: 9781845931445

Category: Science

Page: 871

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This fully updated second edition covers all aspects of practical plant nematology in subtropical and tropical agriculture. It covers the major food and cash crops including; rice, cereals, solanum and sweet potatoes and other root and tuber crops, food legumes, vegetables, peanut, citrus, tree and fruit crops, coconut and other palms, coffee, cocoa, tea, bananas, sugarcane, tobacco, pineapple, cotton, other tropical fibres, spices, condiments and medicinal plants. It provides practical guidance on methods of extraction, processing and diagnosing of different plant and soil nematodes and on integrated pestmanagement.
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Fijian Medicinal Plants

Author: RC Cambie,J Ash

Publisher: CSIRO PUBLISHING

ISBN: 0643102957

Category: Science

Page: 365

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This comprehensive compilation presents the available reports on the medicinal use of Fijian plants in an attractive and readable form using 'everyday' terms as much as possible. The book covers the origin and dispersal of plants, literature, use of medicinal plants within traditional Fijian culture, diseases of Fiji, and medicinal chemicals from plants. Four hundred and fifty plant species are described.The entries for species are arranged by plant family, and give current botanical name, Fijian or local name, brief botanical notes, medicinal uses and chemistry. Separate indexes to plant species and Fijian names are provided, as well as a glossary of medicinal and botanical terms.This book may point the way to plants from which new and effective cures might be obtained.
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Fiji 2012

Revitalizing the Fiji Economy

Author: Asian Development Bank

Publisher: Asian Development Bank

ISBN: 9290929839

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 103

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This report provides a longitudinal study of the Fiji economy covering more than 2 decades of growth and development. It presents an economic update and outlook for the Fiji economy and assesses the key drivers of performance across key economic sectors. The report identifies potential reform strategies that can guide future policy action, assist in accelerating growth, and strengthen pro-poor policy development in Fiji.
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Geographical Guide to Floras of the World

An Annotated List with Special Reference to Useful Plants and Common Plant Names

Author: Sidney Fay Blake,Alice Cary Atwood

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Botanists

Page: N.A

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The Agricultural Journal of India

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Agriculture

Page: N.A

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v. 12-14 contain special Indian science congress numbers.
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Nature-Based Tourism in Peripheral Areas

Development or Disaster?

Author: Prof. C. Michael Hall,Prof. Stephen W. Boyd

Publisher: Channel View Publications

ISBN: 1845413202

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 296

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This book provides one of the first detailed examinations of the problems of nature-based tourism development in peripheral areas. A diverse range of environments is used to illustrate the challenges and difficulties of managing nature-based tourism resources. A central theme throughout the book is the degree of opportunity that nature-based tourism provides as the basis for peripheral region development.
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The Philippine Agricultural Review

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Agriculture

Page: N.A

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Vol. 1-6 contain the Annual report of the Bureau of Agriculture for 1906/07-1912/13.
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