Characterisation of small ruminants breeding practices in Kenya

Characterisation of small ruminants breeding practices in Kenya

Автор: Samuel Mwanzia Mbuku

In Kenya, management of small ruminants in pastoral production systems involves application of indigenous knowledge pertaining to animal breeds and breeding practices. Characterisation of such indigenous knowledge has so far received little attention. This study was carried out in Marsabit County in Kenya among the Rendille and Gabra communities, and aimed at characterising breeding practices in relation to implementation of community-based breeding programmes. This entailed the determination of animal identification systems, and actual and theoretical pastoral selection practices for breeding bucks and rams. In addition, the factors that bring about the differences between the actual and theoretical selection practices were identified. This study showed that pastoralists have intricate knowledge and approaches in identification of their animals and have deliberate breeding practises. Productive and adaptive traits were found important in the selection of breeding stock. This study…

Снегурочка и зайка. Книжка-мастерилка

Снегурочка и зайка. Книжка-мастерилка

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Кто из нас не испытывает гордость, когда слышит от гостей слова восхищения при виде поделки, сделанной ручками ребёнка? Чтобы помочь маленьким рукодельникам, была выпущена эта книжка. Из её страниц быстро и просто получаются чудесные 3D-украшения — объёмные поделки с изображением любимых новогодних персонажей. Для работы понадобятся только ножницы и клей. Сделайте подарок близким или украсьте свой дом!

Развивашка. Животные

Развивашка. Животные

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Данная книжка знакомит детей с лексикой по теме «Животные» и является пособием как для изучения новых слов на английском языке, так и для расширения словарного запаса детей на русском языке. Помимо изучения новых слов пособие способствует развитию познавательных и творческих способностей, внимания, памяти, мелкой моторики у детей. Все формулировки заданий даны на русском языке и не предполагают знания английского языка. Пособие создано в рамках ФГОС ДО. Каждое занятие занимает один разворот книги и рассчитано на 15-20 минут в зависимости от индивидуальных особенностей детей. В конце пособия приводятся обобщающие задания и прописи. В середину книги помещены пазлы и аппликация.

A Road to Cloud Computing

A Road to Cloud Computing

Автор: Harjot Dhawan

Cloud Computing is the buzz word these days. But not everyone is aware of what it is, how it came about and how capable it is of molding the future of technology. This book is aimed at answering these questions and many more from a very basic level. It throws light at the fact that cloud computing, although a relatively new term, has originated from much older technologies. The cloud is developing at a fast pace but it still has many glitches to fix and problems to solve, one of them being data security attacks. Some of the top providers of cloud services have been mentioned in the book, who are competing to provide the best services to their customers. The cloud is changing the way data is handled or stored. It is also providing software as a service, infrastructure as a service, platform as a service, etc. in order to make data handling easier and cheaper for the user of the service.

Diagnosis and Management of Floral Crop Diseases: A Practical Guide

Diagnosis and Management of Floral Crop Diseases: A Practical Guide

Автор: sunita chandel and R.C. Sharma

Flower growing has emerged as a valuable venture in the floriculture industry. A marvelous progress has been registered world over, as these flowers are highly demanded in the world trade. In order to harness the full advantage out of this business, the farmers, entrepreneurs have boosted their production for quality and export oriented flowers. The outbreak of diseases of economic importance has been observed from various countries, which now has become a major bottleneck in flourishing of this lucrative venture. Thus to sustain the supply of flowers in national and international markets a healthy crop and quality flowers are needed. The book has been formulated to cover various interested workers like scientists, farmers, entrepreneurs, extension workers and students in diagnosing and managing diseases effectively. The book provides the diagnosis guidelines in quick identifying the diseases on symptom bases and suggestive control measures for adoption immediately…

Process Optimization of Cowpea Tempeh by Response Surface Methodology

Process Optimization of Cowpea Tempeh by Response Surface Methodology

Автор: George Amponsah Annor and Esther Sakyi-Dawson

Tempeh is a traditional Indonesian fermented food which consists of cooked, dehulled soy beans, or other materials, bound into a solid cake by the growth of a mould, most commonly Rhizopus oligosporus. For centuries, yellow-seeded soybeans have been the most common and preferred raw material to make tempeh. The production of tempeh from cowpeas, as well as the optimization of the processes is expected improve its nutritional composition and increase its utilization. This book looks at how to optimize some of the process conditions in the preparation of tempeh from cowpea using Response Surface Methodology and characterizing the optimized product.