Working Animals in Agriculture and Transport

A collection of some current research and development observations

by Philippe Lhoste (editor), Pearson (editor), Saastamoinen (editor), William Martin-Rosset (writer)
Collection: Hors Collection
january 2003
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170 x 240 format 212 pages In stock
40,60 €

Summary

This book covers many recent research observations on the management and use of working animals in tropical agricultural systems. Studies of oxen, cows, buffaloes, horses, donkeys and camels in several countries including Sub-Saharan Africa, Ethiopia, Vietnam are included. Technical issues in nutritional requirements, feeding, management, health, implement, work practices and harnessing are discussed and the contribution that working animals continue to make in many agricultural and transport activities are quantified. The book is a valuable source of references on draught animal technology for any scientist, student or extension worker.

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Language(s): English

Publisher: Wageningen Academic Publishers

Edition: 1st edition

Collection: Hors Collection

Published: 1 january 2003

Reference Book: CI911

EAN13 Book: 9789076998251

Format (in mm) Book: 170 x 240

Pages count Book: 212

Weight (in grammes): 408 (Book)

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