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Cover for Softwood lumber trade and trade restrictions: gravity model.

A gravity trade model can be used to determine the effects of policy on bilateral trade flows. The gravity model is initially explained and then used to determine the effect that U.S. tariffs have on softwood lumber (SWL) imports from Canada, using information from the 2006 Softwood Lumber...

Author(s)
Li XinTong; Mokhtarzadeh, F.; Kooten, G. C.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789248234)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Temperate agroforestry systems.

This second edition of the book contains 12 chapters, which aims to: (1) to update existing chapters with the tremendous advances in temperate agroforestry knowledge that have come to light in the last 20 years; and (2) if possible, to add new global regional examples of temperate agroforestry....

Author(s)
Gordon, A. M.; Newman, S. M.; Coleman, B. R. W.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780644851)
Type
Book
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Cover for Introduction.

This chapter focuses on the importance of the maintenance or improvement of the postharvest life and quality of fresh fruits and vegetables and the scientific basis for the application of controlled atmosphere (CA) technology to the storage of fresh fruits and vegetables. The history of the effects ...

Author(s)
Thompson, A. K.; Prange, R. K.; Bancroft, R. D.; Puttongsiri, T.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786393739)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for A world garden survey.

This chapter presents an overview of gardens and garden tourism in different countries/regions of the world, namely: the USA and Canada, the UK, Europe, sub-Saharan Africa, South Asia, Central and South America, South East Asia, North Africa and the Middle East, the former Soviet Union, China,...

Author(s)
Benfield, R.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641959)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Introduction.

This chapter provides an overview of the historical use of controlled atmosphere (CA) storage for fruits and vegetables; early knowledge of the effects of gases on crops; and CA research and commercial CA storage in France, USA, UK, Australia, Canada, China and Southeast Asia, Netherlands, India,...

Author(s)
Thompson, A. K.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936464)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Migrations of pest and beneficial insects.

This chapter summarizes the findings from some radar-based field studies of migrations of insect species of major economic importance in Africa, North America and East Asia. Similar investigations that have been made, mostly quite recently, of the migratory flights of beneficial insects (predators...

Author(s)
Drake, V. A.; Reynolds, D. R.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935566)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Fresh market cultivar development.

This chapter focuses on the cultivation and breeding of peach cultivars for fresh consumption in the USA (north-eastern USA and Canada, south-eastern USA and California), Europe (Bulgaria, France, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Poland, Romania, Serbia, Spain, Ukraine and former Soviet states), and Pacific ...

Author(s)
Okie, W. R.; Bacon, T.; Bassi, D.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845933869)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Uses, consumption and utilization.

Chickpea consumption in India, Australia, USA, Mexico, Canada, Spain, Italy, Turkey, Africa, Arab Countries, China, Myanmar and Nepal are described in this chapter. Food preparations from chickpea, and methods of chickpea processing in India and other countries are presented. Tabulated data on the...

Author(s)
Yadav, S. S.; Longnecker, N.; Dusunceli, F.; Bejiga, G.; Yadav, M.; Rizvi, A. H.; Manohar, M.; Reddy, A. A.; Xaxiao, Z.; Chen, W.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932138)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Global intellectual property: international developments in animal patents.

The international developments in animal patents in relation to global intellectual property are described in this chapter. The first part of this chapter examines the international cooperation that exists with respect to obtaining patent protection for inventions. The second part focuses on the...

Author(s)
Blattman, A.; McCann, J.; Bodkin, C.; Naumoska, J.
ISBN
2002 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996417)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Introduction: the tomato crop and industry.

This chapter briefly covers the classification and taxonomy of the tomato, genetic variation within the Lycopersicon genus, and the origin, history and uses of the tomato. The general characteristics of fresh and processed tomatoes are mentioned and the types available (classic round; cherry and...

Author(s)
Costa, J. M.; Heuvelink, E.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851993966)
Type
Book chapter

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