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Lady Park Wood in the Wye Valley, UK was set aside as a 'natural' reserve for ecological research in 1944 and the trees, shrubs and ground vegetation have been recorded in detail ever since. This beautifully illustrated book describes 70 years of observations presenting the most detailed records in Europe...
The unique, down-to-earth, common-sense advice in The Chicken Whisperer's Guide to Keeping Chickens, Revised is perfect for people who want to get started keeping backyard poultry.
By Ian Gordon
Drawing on the interplay between farming and research, this popular textbook provides an updated account of the key techniques for manipulating reproduction in farm animals. It places due emphasis on techniques developed or improved over the last decade, covering technologies for cattle, pigs, sheep, goats, buffaloes, camelids, horses and poultry.
-Selection and editorial matter, James Sumberg; individual chapters, the contributors---Copyright statement, t.p. verso.
By Alys Fowler
This the story of how, over the course of a year, Alys, the Guardian gardening writer, learns how to keep bees; It is the best rule-breaking, wildlife-friendly, guerilla, urban gardening, insect-identifying, honey-tasting, wax-dripping, epistolary how-to book you could ever hope to own.
This book reviews the latest risk-based techniques to protect national interests from invasive pests and pathogens before, at and within national borders.
There is currently much interest in mainstreaming gender in natural resource management, including forestry. This reader provides a collection of key articles on gender and forests published over the last 30 years. Including an editorial introduction and overview, it provides an accessible collection of excellent forestry-relevant social science within an...