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Understanding the behaviour and improving the welfare of dairy cattle
 
This collection summarises and reviews the wealth of research relating specifically to dairy cattle, including understanding behaviour, monitoring welfare and improving current welfare practices. 
Advances in horticultural soilless culture
 
This collection reviews current research on optimising substrates for soilless cultivation and assesses recent advances in technologies, such as fertigation systems and process control. Case studies on a range of horticultural crops feature throughout as a means of depicting examples of practical application. 
Understanding the behaviour and improving the welfare of pigs
 
This collection reviews the genetic and developmental factors that affect pig behaviour and assesses ways of optimising pig welfare at different stages of production, from breeding to slaughter. 
Understanding and improving crop root function
 
Part 1 in this collection reviews recent research on understanding root system architecture and growth together key interactions in the rhizosphere. Parts 2 and 3 assess how roots respond to biotic and abiotic stresses whilst Part 4 explores how this understanding can be used to optimise root function. 
The sustainable intensification of smallholder farming systems
 
This volume reviews recent research on effective support to improve smallholder livelihoods. After discussing the economics of smallholder farming, the book looks at access to key inputs before assessing ways of improving extension and other services to support sustainable production practices. 
Achieving sustainable cultivation of bananas - Volume 2
 
Volume 2 begins with a discussion of progress in identifying and broadening the genetic base for Musa species. This provides the foundation for Parts 3 and 4 which review advances in both conventional and recent molecular breeding techniques and their application in producing improved varieties. 
Achieving sustainable management of tropical forests
 
This collection reviews the wealth of research on tropical forest management. Parts 1 and 2 explore key challenges facing tropical forests as well as the ecosystem services they deliver. Parts 3 and 4 review the management structures and techniques required for sustainable forest management (SFM). Part 6 includes case studies of SFM of different tropical forest types. 
Understanding the behaviour and improving the welfare of chickens
Part 1 of this volume reviews advances in research on key aspects of poultry behaviour and welfare monitoring. Part 2 discusses particular welfare issues affecting broilers and layers such as housing and environmental enrichment as well as problems such as injurious pecking and bone health. 
Reconciling agricultural production with biodiversity conservation
 
The first part of this volume assesses general issues such as landscape approaches, mapping and assessing the economic value of biodiversity. Part 2 reviews management practices promoting biodiversity such as field margins, hedgerows, improved pasture management and agroforestry. 
Advances in postharvest management of cereals and grains
 
This collection provides a comprehensive review of the latest research on the causes of postharvest cereal losses, as well as the key research on the detection and control of fungal contaminants. 
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LATEST NEWS 

New Editors
New Editorial Team Joins Burleigh Dodds! 
 
We are delighted to announce the arrival of two new editors to the Burleigh Dodds team. 
 
Dr Michelle Fountain (L) and Dr Tom Pope(R) have agreed to edit our forthcoming collection: ‘Advances in monitoring of native and invasive insect crop pests. 
 
Find out more here 
 
NEW Review in Hatchery Practice 
 
‘This book gives a good overall review of the advances that have recently occurred in the fields of poultry genetics and genomics…one thing that really struck me about this book was the calibre of the editorial team and the international range and expertise of the contributing authors.  
 
With over 550 pages this book is well worth its place on the bookshelf of anyone who is interested in poultry breeding and genomics.’ (International Hatchery Practice) 
 
Read the full Review here
 
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