Bird Control Books

  • Newly Revised Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards

    Newly revised (Nov. 20, 2007): Dept. of Homeland Security (DHS) 'Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards (CFATS)' and its updated Final Appendix A List of Chemicals and Threshold Amounts. All US Facilities that possess or store any of the listed chemicals above the Appendix A-specified threshold quantities, and are not listed as exempted, ...

    By AECOM

  • Can Land Registration Serve Poor and Marginalised Groups? Summary Report

    Can Land Registration Serve Poor and Marginalised Groups? Summary Report draws on case studies in Ethiopia, Ghana and Mozambique. This research has shown that land registration is not inherently anti-poor in its impacts and that the distributional consequences of land registration depend on the design of the process and on the institutions ...

  • A Summary of Durban’s Local Agenda 21 Programme: The sustainable development challenge; Local Agenda 21 Series working paper 8

    Durban's Local Agenda 21 programme has been at the forefront of the Local Agenda 21 movement in Southern Africa since the mid-1990s. This paper describes the first four phases of the programme, 1994-2001 and the difficulties faced in localising the sustainable development concept in Durban, in particular the initiation and development of the ...

  • Curassow, guans and chachalacas : status survey and conservation action plan for Cracids 2000-2004

    The family Cracidae is made up of 50 species of guans, curassows and chachalacas - large gregarious game birds, many of which have striking colours. They are important as seed dispersers, biological indicators of the environment, a major protein source for indigenous people, and for ecotourism. Nearly half the species in the family are threatened ...

  • Interactions between fish and aquatic macrophytes in inland waters. A review (En)

    Series: FAO Fisheries Technical PapersFor a fishery manager it is important to understand the role of aquatic macrophytes in inland waters, as this will assist in adjusting strategies for optimizing capture fisheries. Fish, crayfish, some mammals and birds and some other organisms use macrophytes to their benefit, such as spawning, nursery, ...

  • Towards Sustainable Co-Management of Mekong River Inland Aquatic Resources, Including Fisheries, in Southern Lao PDR

    The importance of fish and fisheries with regards to protected area management has often been neglected due to the focus of biological surveys and management initiatives on large mammals and birds. In Khong district in southern Lao P.D.R. villagers claim that aquatic resources have significantly benefited from their co-management, and in addition ...

  • Bearing Steels: Into the 21st Century

    This publication will advance the knowledge of those simple, yet complicated, devices known as anti-friction bearings, be they ball, roller, or needle. 33 peer-reviewed papers present the work of researchers from Austria, Belgium, China, France, Germany, Greece, Japan, Netherlands, Russia, Sweden, UK, and USA. They represent 10 bearing ...

  • Single Cylinder Engine Tests for Evaluating the Performance of Crankcase Lubricants: Part IV: Labeco L-38 Test Method

    Those interested in crankcase oil specifications will find this publication useful on a day to day basis. The test method I used to determine the effect of lubricating oil on ring sticking, ring and cylinder wear and accumulation of piston deposits. It is designed to relate to high speed, supercharged diesel engine operation, and in particular to ...

  • Vertebrate Pest Control and Management Materials

    STP 974 is the latest offering in the continuing series on the subject of test methods development for materials used in controlling of managing vertebrate pests. Information on birds, rodents and predators/deer is presented in 18 papers. A majority of the papers in this volume are directed toward efficacy evaluation based on new or existing field ...

  • Engine Coolant Testing: State of the Art

    Twenty-one papers review past studies and provide new insights and techniques on cooling systems, coolants and anti-freezes, cavitation, corrosion, properties, service, and research and ...

  • Vertebrate Pest Control and Management Materials

    Succeeds STP 752. 24 papers cover: • rodent an bird pests that affect agricultural crops• rodent behavior in the penetration of food packaging materials• canine predators that create nuisance or live stock depredation problems• new control approaches for these pests• and the impact of control on non-target ...

  • Test Methods for Vertebrate Pest Controls and Management Materials

    Presents information on controls for forest and rangeland birds and rodents, commensal rodents, larger mammals, disease control and protection of ...

  • Control of Bird Migration

    This volume fills a real gap. Before now there existed no compilation to summarize the enormous wealth of data and hypotheses elaborated in the huge research field on the control mechanisms which are involved in bird migration. This volume takes into consideration all aspects of controlling factors since experimentation began in 1925. ...

  • Predation in Vertebrate Communities

    Predation, one of the most dramatic interactions in animals' lives, has long fascinated ecologists. This volume presents carnivores, raptors and their prey in the complicated net of interrelationships, and shows them against the background of their biotic and abiotic settings. It is based on long-term research conducted in the best preserved ...

  • Current Ornithology, Volume 9

    Contributors to this volume offer new research on extinction processes in birds, nest predation, and song systems, and describes a graphical model that helps predict the reproductive consequences of time allocation between the competing demands of guarding young birds and foraging for food. Current Ornithology is the only English-language ...

  • Avian Migration

    The reader of this comprehensive presentation benefits from an outstanding overview of all aspects of the fascinating phenomenon of bird migration. The book is written by leading experts from around the world. The text summarizes reviews and discussions of the most recent hypotheses. In doing so, it covers the entire research field from ...

  • Urban Forest Acoustics

    Trees can reduce noise by sound reflection and absorption. Investigating noise control in urban environments, Voichita Bucur's new book Urban Forest Acoustics covers the following topics:- dendrological characteristics of trees- factors affecting sound propagation in forest belts- equipment for in situ noise measurements- acoustical sensors for ...

  • Chemical Signals in Vertebrates

    ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY OF CHEMOSENSORY SYSTEMS: Action of Sucrose on the Salty Taste Response (K. Tonosaki). BODY FLUIDS AND SCENT GLAND CHEMISTRY: Chemical Analysis of PreyDerived Vomeronasal Stimulants (D. Wang et al.). DEVELOPMENT OF CHEMOSENSORY SYSTEM STRUCTURE AND FUNCTION: Olfactory Receptors in Acipenseridae Fish Larvae (G.A. ...

  • The East African Great Lakes: Limnology, Palaeolimnology and Biodiversity

    This volume contains original research papers presented during the Second International Symposium on the Limnology, Climatology, Palaeoclimatology, and Biodiversity of the African Great Lakes, organized by the International Decade for the East African Lakes (IDEAL). The book provides a comprehensive coverage of the large lakes of the African Rift ...

  • Echinodermata

    Members of the phylum Echinodermata are among the most familiar marine invertebrates. Forms such as the sea star have become virtually a symbol of sea life. Used in ancient oriental medicine as a source of bioactive compounds, sea cucumbers, sea stars and sea urchins are now used for the extraction and purification of cytotoxic, haemolytic, ...

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