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Insectes et acariens des cultures maraîchères en milieu tropical humide

Insects and spidermites affecting vegetable crops in tropical humid regions

Identification, bio-ecology and agro-ecological management


P. Ryckewaert, B. Rhino

Edition 2017

Insects and spidermites do significant damage to vegetable crops in all tropical regions around the world. Today, agro-ecological crop protection methods such as biological control are recommended. This work, a veritable handbook, features 22 references describing the major groups of arthropods: pests and natural enemies (predators and parasitoids). The bio-ecology of these groups and the means at our disposal to control pests are detailed along with many photographs.


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Atlas of tropical wood

Atlas of tropical wood

Technological features and uses


J. Gérard, D. Guibal, S. Paradis , J. Cerre , 4. Auteurs

Edition 2016

This book presents the main technological characteristics of 283 tropical and 17 temperate tree species most frequently encountered in Europe together with their main uses. Timber industry operators, producers and consumers alike, are the main users. This atlas serves as an educational reference tool for teaching and training in the area of forestry and tropical timber.


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Mémento du forestier tropical

Mémento du forestier tropical


D. Louppe, Ouvrage collectif, G. Mille

Edition 2015

Après un état des lieux des écosystèmes forestiers tropicaux et de l’environnement institutionnel, ce Mémento aborde les questions et les concepts incontournables pour s’orienter vers une gestion durable des forêts, face aux menaces actuelles et futures. Il détaille l’ensemble des principes, méthodes, outils et préconise de bonnes pratiques de gestion forestière.


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Man and Tropical Forests, a Sustainable Relationship?

Man and Tropical Forests, a Sustainable Relationship?


B. Singer

Edition 2015

This work sets out the main ecological, social, economic and political issues of tropical forests. Local, national or international action instruments are recommended for each issue. This book guides the reader towards understanding of solutions frequently clubbed together under the term “sustainable forest management”. It includes FAO 2015 data on the state of tropical forests and will appeal to anyone curious to find out more about the issues of natural resources.


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Tropical Perennial Crops

Tropical Perennial Crops

The Economic and Ecological Challenges of Diversification


F. Ruf, G. Schroth

Edition 2013

After a monoculture phase, it is becoming an unavoidable necessity to diversify perennial crops (cocoa, rubber, palm or coconut oil) in humid tropical areas. Why and when should these diversification processes take place? What type of planter is involved? What are the constraints to diversification? How do public policies and private actions interfere? The authors answer these questions through fifteen case studies, mainly located in Africa and South-East Asia, thereby providing a better understanding of the economies of family plantations and their recent changes.


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A History of Colonial Plants

A History of Colonial Plants

From Cocoa to Vanilla


S. Volper

Edition 2011

Set off on a journey rich in aromas and flavours in late 19th century Africa up to the African States gaining their independence in 1950! This well-illustrated book retraces the golden age of colonial plants and their significance in African countries until recent times.


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Lithops

Lithops

Jewels of the Veld


S. Hammer, M. Legrand

Edition 2010

The lithops give themselves away every Autumn, these stunning little plant chameleons which imitate the surrounding rocks to perfection. Discover them in pictures.


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Forêts tropicales et cycle du carbone

Forêts tropicales et cycle du carbone


B. Locatelli

Edition 2010

Human production of greenhouse gases such as carbon dioxide is a big issue for the scientific community, which is currently looking closely at terrestrial climate change. This comparative account of the methods and results of work into the role played ...


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L'élevage, richesse des pauvres

L'élevage, richesse des pauvres

Strategies of Livestock Farmers and Social Organisations to Combat the Risks in the Southern Countries


B. Faye, G. Duteurtre

Edition 2009

Based on a multi-disciplinary approach to the concept of poverty, the book refutes the "poverty level" analyses based on exclusively monetary grounds. It defines poverty as the inability of livestock farmers to fulfil their projects.


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Utilisation des bois de Guyane pour la construction

Utilisation des bois de Guyane pour la construction

2nd Edition


M. Vernay, S. Mouras

Edition 2009

This book describes the most common species found in Guyana forests and the special technical features of marketed timber. An illustrated technical sheet accompanies all 66 construction elements.


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