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Hétéroptères phytophages et prédateurs d'Afrique de l'Ouest

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ISBN: 9782759209521 Year: Pages: 80 DOI: 10.35690/978-2-7592-0952-1 Language: French
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Subject: Zoology
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"Specific studies on the biodiversity or the implementation of the concept of integrated farming imply the need to know how to identify the insect pests or natural enemies. In some countries, growing transgenic, caterpillar-resistant plants, like cotton or corn, has reduced the use of insecticide treatments to control these pests. Some families of bugs like the Pentatomidae and the Miridae have thus become major pests. It is therefore important to improve our understanding of these pests sometimes considered as secondary.&#xD;People working in the field will find in this book a brief description of the main species of phytophage and predatory bugs found in West Africa, principally in cotton, corn, cowpea (Vigna unguiculata), soy bean and sorghum."&#xD;

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agriculture --- Africa --- plantation --- pesticide

Insectes ravageurs des graines de légumineuses

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ISBN: 9782759216567 Year: Pages: 146 DOI: 10.35690/978-2-7592-1656-7 Language: French
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Using the concrete example of industrial and food crop legumes in West Africa, the authors reflect on the development of African agriculture in the context of sustainable development. They address exhaustively the biology of legume seed pests (bean weevils) and analyse the various methods of effective and environmentally-friendly control. The work expands on the Integrated Pest Management methods for the bean weevils, the main legume seed pests: simple, inexpensive and low-pollution methods.

L'apiculture

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ISBN: 9782759206780 Year: DOI: 10.35690/978-2-7592-0678-0 Language: French
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Subject: Zoology
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This book, through its clear explanatory text and admirable illustrations, skilfully lays out the elements of good practice in tropical beekeeping. It explains both traditional techniques using low-cost hives and more advanced methods, pointing out the most appropriate system for the level of investment the beekeeper wishes to make. Existing beekeepers wishing to improve their techniques and those looking to start a new beekeeping enterprise will find the book invaluable.&#xD;

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Africa --- food --- insect --- transformation technique --- entomology --- bee

Le sorgho

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ISBN: 9782759220625 Year: Pages: 264 DOI: 10.35690/978-2-7592-2062-5 Language: French
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Sorghum is a vital food crop for populations in arid and sub-arid areas. It is also cultivated in temperate areas for animal feed. This book addresses all aspects of the plant (biology, genetics, sensitivity to pests) together with the cultivation systems, harvesting methods and how it is processed into human food. A wealth of illustrations supplement the in-depth, up-to-date knowledge on sorghum, its ecological functions and integrated protection.

La transformation des grains

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ISBN: 9782759227846 9782759227853 9782759227839 Year: Pages: 198 DOI: 10.35690/978-2-7592-2784-6 Language: French
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Subject: Agriculture (General)
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This book covers several aspects of grain processing and complements the book on grain preservation in the same collection. It presents different processing methods, targeting mainly small and medium-sized enterprises as the main players in food processing systems in the South countries.&#xD;

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Africa --- food --- cereal --- legume --- quality --- processing technique

Le fonio, une céréale africaine

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ISBN: 9782759210404 9782759210398 9782759216352 Year: Pages: 192 DOI: 10.35690/978-2-7592-1040-4 Language: French
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Subject: Agriculture (General)
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"For years a basic food of many rural African communities, fonio, an African cereal with very small grains, has now been discovered by urban consumers in major African cities.&#xD;This book describes the plant and grains and provides information on miscellaneous cultivation and production systems in a variety of environments. It describes the principal traditional fonio production and processing techniques and suggests possible areas for improvement. It shows a keen interest in improved promotion of fonio, by touching on such aspects as preparation of new products, marketing and consumption."&#xD;

Une troisième voie entre l'État et le marché

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ISBN: 9782759225774 9782759225781 Year: Pages: 148 DOI: 10.35690/978-2-7592-2577-4 Language: French
Publisher: éditions Quae
Subject: Environmental Technology
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Following the trip to France by the 2009 Nobel Prizewinner in Economic Sciences, Elinor Ostrom, the authors of this work set out her teaching based on her direct interactions with the public. It is an entire critique of conventional economic theories that is expressed and a renewal of social sciences thinking that is taking place. Elinor Ostrom developed an alternative path to the State and the market in her work and experiences; this targeted desirable trajectories for the social and ecological systems.&#xD;

Féminin-masculin

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ISBN: 9782759221639 Year: Pages: 248 DOI: 10.35690/978-2-7592-2163-9 Language: French
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Where are we today in the place of women in family agricultures compared with men, in both Northern and Southern countries. Based on very diverse field studies, this book exposes the need to analyse family agricultures from the perspective of masculine-feminine relations and social constructions that organise these power ratios. It addresses in succession the social management of male-female relationships in agriculture, gender inequalities in the definition and impact of agricultural and environmental policies and lastly the different approaches of gender in the food systems.

La santé animale

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ISBN: 9782759200962 9782759151196 9782759200054 Year: Pages: 312 DOI: 10.35690/978-2-7592-0096-2 Language: French
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Subject: Agriculture (General)
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"This second volume La santé animale covers the main livestock diseases in detail: infectious and parasitic diseases, vector-borne diseases, and diseases linked to the environment and to rearing conditions. Each disease is described — symptoms, causes, mode of transmission and spread—, along with the relevant treatments and preventive measures.&#xD;Intended for veterinary technicians and agricultural counsellors, this technical work provides clear, essential information for anyone working with or in charge of treating animals in the tropics and subtropics. It can also be used for teaching purposes, in the higher education sector."&#xD;

The agroecological transition of agricultural systems in the Global South

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ISBN: 9782759230570 9782759230587 Year: Pages: 360 DOI: 10.35690/978-2-7592-3057-0 Language: English
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Subject: Agriculture (General) --- Geology --- Earth Sciences
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"Food security, jobs, ecological transition of agricultural production models and consumption patterns... Agroecology could be one of the solutions to meet the future challenges of humanity. Part of the United Nation’s 17 Sustainable Development Goals, it requires a lasting commitment from all of us. To meet the food and economic needs of growing rural and urban communities, fulfil increasingly demanding consumer requirements, conserve natural resources and adapt to climate change, we have to find new ways of agricultural production.&#xD;&#xD;Over the last decade, CIRAD and AFD have conducted experiments in agroecological transitions with farmers, researchers, development agents and policymakers in many countries of the Global South. In this book, they reflect on the future of agroecology as a way for agriculture in the developing world to adapt to global changes and they examine the conditions necessary for a successful agroecological transition."&#xD;

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